Lead Joining Engineer

Greenville, South Carolina
03 Oct 2016
23 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
As the Lead Joining Engineer, you will be responsible for identifying, developing, industrializing, and globalizing new welding, brazing, and other joining technology for the GE Services Network. Responsibilities include project management of RDC joining projects supporting technology and productivity initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Lead Joining Engineer, you will coordinate with RTCoE and PGS teams to drive standardized welding, brazing and heat treatment process improvements to enable contractual services productivity, as well as transactional services growth.
As the Lead Joining Engineer, you will:
• Creation of Special Process Documents for repair processes developed in the RDC
• Substantiation of service centers repair process qualifications / certifications
• Develop new repair process technology to assist component team in implementing repair strategy
• Perform repair process technology jugular experiments in RDC's
• Create repair materials/process technology validation plan in conjunction with component engineers
• Define industrialized process audit/quality requirements and perform audits of global service centers for adherence to best practices/process requirements
• Support joining related readiness to serve for global service centers
• Lead productivity projects for RDC
• Executes the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements
• Documents technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures
• Provides timely communications on significant issues or developments
• Participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues
• Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews


• Bachelor's Degree in Welding, Materials, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or equivalent Engineering degree or equivalent experience
• Minimum of 3 years of engineering experience
• Ability and willingness to travel a minimum 30% of the time, as required

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

• Familiarity with superalloy welding and brazing.
• Familiarity with steel welding and brazing.
• Familiarity with Huffman Laser Cladding
• Additional experience in repair of industrial gas turbine components
• Six Sigma, Black Belt certification, or Equivalent Quality certification
• Familiarity with manufacturing processes
• Manufacturing, repair, or project management background
• Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
• Able to interface effectively with all levels of the organization and external customers
• Demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion
• Develops a strong team and breeds positive moral
• Understands business objectives and drives specific tasks required to meet the objectives
• Communicates the business vision effectively in an open and consistent manner
• Encourages input from all members of the team
• Displays strong interpersonal skills; is accessible and approachable
• Anticipates customer needs and ensures that they are met
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