Manufacturing Engineer - Field Wind (2nd Shift)

Schenectady, New York
03 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The 2nd Shift Manufacturing Engineer - Field Wind will support the manufacturing of 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

The 2nd Shift Manufacturing Engineer - Field Wind will work with the services and new unit team to implement continuous improvement projects across the cell. In this role, you will provide technical oversight for field repair outages as the team works to meet customer commitments.In addition, you will:
  • 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 from an accredited college or universityELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT:
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% of the time, both domestic and international as required
  • 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 opening

    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

  • Trained in the use of CAM / CAD software systems
  • Knowledgeable 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
  • Tool or process design experience
  • Corporate Leadership Training Program graduate: manufacturing, operations or engineering programs
  • Six Sigma / Green Belt certified or equivalent Quality training
  • Technical knowledge of manufacturing technology and the ability to apply and adapt the technology to new situations
  • Strong communication skills, interpersonal, oral and written