Manufacturing Engineer – Bar Shop

Schenectady, New York
03 Oct 2016
12 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Manufacturing Engineer - Bar Shop, you will support the manufacturing of Steam Turbines and Electric Generators in a highly cross-functional environment within GE Power & Water in Schenectady, NY; the birthplace of GE and the business headquarters.

Essential Responsibilities

As a Manufacturing Engineer - Bar Shop, you will:
  • Identify and implement the New Product Introduction (NPI) and New Technology Introduction (NTI) projects and the associated capital equipment projects to manufacture world class Steam Turbines and Generators in a cost effective fashion
  • Utilize a New Product Introduction tollgate process for Steam Turbine & 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
  • Support overtime and shift coverage as needed


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology


  • Additional Eligibility Qualifications

    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, Materials Engineering or Engineering Technology
    • Trained in the use of CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) / CAD (Computer Aided Design) software systems
    • Knowledgeable in one or more of the following: Metal Forming & Joining (Punching / welding / brazing), Composite Material and Adhesives applications, CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Programming & Machining, or PLC / Computer controls
    • Tool or process design experience
    • Corporate Leadership Training Program graduate: manufacturing, operations or engineering programs (GE Employee's Only)
    • Six Sigma Green Belt certified or equivalent quality certification
    • Technical knowledge of 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

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