Lead Manufacturing Engineer - Electric Generators
GE Power & Water - Schenectady, NY

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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Lead Manufacturing Engineer - Electric Generators will support the manufacture of Electric Generators in a highly cross-functional environment to identify and implement the New Product Introduction (NPI) and New Technology Introduction (NTI) Electric Generator projects and the associated capital equipment projects to manufacture world class electric generators in a cost effective fashion. In this role of Lead Manufacturing Engineer, you will:

Essential Responsibilities
  • Utilize a New Product Introduction tollgate process for Electric Generator Products
  • Be responsible for producibility / process capability, manufacturing process development, tool design, manufacturing cost estimating, Sourcing technical support, Quality qualifications, test support, product cost reduction efforts, and Capital Equipment projects
  • Support Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Provide technical leadership for the manufacturing processes and testing of electric generators.
  • Own or support manufacturing engineering projects requiring development of specifications, supplier management, purchase, installation and qualification of manufacturing equipment

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a project leadership position within an engineering, manufacturing or supply chain function ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% of the time, both domestic and international

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Materials Engineering (or Engineering Technology)
  • Proficient with CAM / CAD software systems
  • Experienced in one or more of the following: Metal Forming & Joining (Punching/welding/brazing), Composite Material and Adhesives applications, CNC Programming & Machining, or PLC/Computer controls
  • Minimum 5 years of tool or process design experience
  • Corporate Leadership Training Program graduate: manufacturing, operations or engineering programs
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certified (GE Employees only)
  • Up to date technical knowledge of the latest trends in manufacturing technology and the ability to apply and adapt the technology to new situations
  • Strong communication skills, interpersonal, oral and written
  • Effective at managing multiple priorities under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization with minimal supervision
  • High attention to detail and accuracy Why join one great company when you can join many? At GE, we’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 100 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. In the energy industry, we are one of the world's leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies in all areas of the energy industry including coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy as well as with renewable resources such as water, wind, solar and alternative fuels. Learn More about GE Power and Water Today! Welcome to Tech Valley! Just 3 hours from NYC, Boston, & Montreal, Schenectady, NY is part of New York's Capital Region which includes approximately 850,000 residents & growing as it welcomes high-tech industry surrounding local nanotechnology research. Rich in history, culture & arts, the area offers a quality of life & cost of living that are among the best in the country. With strong communities, a robust business environment, & opportunity for country, suburban or downtown living, the surrounding landscape, including the Adirondack Mountains & Lake George, provide year round recreation. Come see why we love the Capital Region! To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE AMSTC, Aviation, Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water and Transportation, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

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