Process Engineer – P&R
GE Aviation
Rutland, VT
Role Summary:
The Process Engineer – P&R will report to the Senior Operation Management Staff Manager and will be involved with the engineering associated with the manufacturing process.

Essential Responsibilities:
Delivers products as part of a team
Supports day-day setups / production – Help operators with rate, set ups, and part quality
Automates stages currently not setup on robot
Maintains and supports robot operation
Develops new NPI stages – Improves current process and/or supports new stages when they arrive
Develops proposals for P&E Investment Strategies
Defines and controls production process including tooling and equipment
Validates design specifications and shop floor application of new product, tools, or equipment
Develops new solutions under guidance and/or in a team setting or based upon precedents in the organizations
Specifies needs, communicates about project approach and presents outcomes of research done
Works on cross functional teams
Leads analytical and design activities using proven technologies and vested approaches and methods
Updates current die revisions – Updates revision when inspection is reflecting reoccurring issues
Controls inventory of dies and tooling – Works directly with the toolroom to ensure proper stock
Works together with business leadership

Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Manufacturing)
Minimum of 3 years of experience in Production Process and Equipment

Desired Characteristics:
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to influence others and lead small teams
Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
Effective problem identification and solution skill
Proven analytical and organizational ability
Demonstrated process orientation in approach to work

GE is one of the largest employers in the U.S., with its global headquarters based in Fairfield, CT and 134,000 U.S. employees as of the end of 2012. Our facilities range from Thomas Edison’s original factory in Schenectady, New York, where over a thousand employees work today to build the latest generation of steam turbines and generators, to a GE Aviation plant in Durham, North Carolina, where hundreds of employees will make fuel-efficient, advanced technology jet engines. These locations exemplify an industrial renaissance that is happening in the U.S., driven by advanced manufacturing techniques, ground-up innovation, supporting thousands of new jobs, and making products for export. Want to be part of the renaissance? Join us today.

GE Aviation Rutland Operations is a parts producer for over 100 Commercial Airlines as well as US & Foreign Military. We are a highly motivated, committed team of 1500 employees at three sites responsible for producing blades and vanes through vertically integrated manufacturing. Utilizing Six Sigma Tools and Lean manufacturing are two of the ways we add value to our customers with excellent quality. We have been located in scenic South Central Vermont for over 50 years. There is always something going on in Rutland, from craft fairs to fall festivals and winter activities such as skiing & snow shoeing. New England and outdoor living abound! Come see why we love Rutland!

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About Us:
At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in
research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

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 drug screen (as applicable). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

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