Lead Manufacturing Engineer

Greenville, South Carolina
03 Oct 2016
14 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
As the Lead Manufacturing Engineer, you will specialize in Machining, Tooling and associated technologies such as CAM, adaptive machining, and additive processes. You will be responsible for identifying, developing, industrializing, and globalizing new machining and tooling repair technology for the services network. Responsibilities include project management of RDC machining and tooling projects supporting technology and productivity initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Lead Manufacturing Engineer, you will coordinate with Repair Technology CoE and Global Repair Services teams to drive standardized CNC conventional and non-conventional machining process improvements to enable contractual services productivity, as well as transactional services growth.
As the Lead Manufacturing 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 Machining & Tooling process related readiness to serve for global service centers
• Lead productivity projects for RDC
• Interface with MPE and Design engineering and participate in design reviews for repair development
• Executes the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements
• Document technical data generated by the assigned projects consistent with engineering policies and procedures
• Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments for assigned projects
• 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 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 within the Asia Region

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 CAD/CAM and CNC Machining processes
• Familiarity with EDM Machining processes
• Additional experience in repair of industrial gas turbine components
• Six Sigma Green Belt, 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
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