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Vandalia Experimental Mechanic B - 2nd Shift

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/7/2017 3:51:55 PM
  • 2869414
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Vandalia


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Role Summary:

The Vandalia Experimental Mechanic B will build prototype parts and mechanisms for new machines or improvements in existing machines as well as support shop operations.


Currently, we have an opening for second shift, 12:00 PM - 8:30 PM.



Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will :


  • Make simple jigs and fixtures from part prints
  • Operate a variety of machine tools with a high degree of skill
  • Perform setup and operation of CNC machines: lathe, grinder, and mill
  • Apply advanced knowledge of mechanisms and machine operations
  • Make parts from blueprints to close tolerances
  • Read and complete forms and generate meaningful reports and charts
  • Produce error-free products
  • Keep all machinery, tools, and work areas clean
  • Maintain an excellent record of attendance and punctuality
  • Work in a team-based environment
  • Make decisions based on experience and available data
  • Accept and give constructive criticism
  • Maintain a positive attitude
  • Demonstrate an ambition to excel and advance in skills and knowledge
  • Conform to all EHS guidelines including, but not limited to, wearing required personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Comply with and support all GE policies and the “Integrity: The Spirit and The Letter of Our Commitment” guide
  • May be required to take classes in team building
  • May be required to complete on-the-job training to learn specific assignments
  • May be required to take basic safety courses, including training on personal protective equipment (PPE), chemical hazards, mechanical hazards, evacuation and emergency response training, lock out / tag out (LOTO), hazard recognition, electrical safety, etc.
  • Work in an environment with moderate noise intensity (85 to 89.9 dBa) and areas where hearing protection is required
  • Work in an environment where, due to normal machining operations, there may be dust, fumes, or smoke (not over OSHA Permissible Exposure Levels)
  • Lift up to 25 pounds repetitively, occasionally lift up to 35 pounds non-repetitively, and sometimes lift over 35 pounds with assistance
  • 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.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Technical Certificate from an accredited educational institution with coursework that included training in machining and tool and die making


    OR


  • High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 2 years of experience as an experimental mechanic or tool and die maker

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS :

  • 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.
  • Ability and willingness to work in an environment with moderate noise intensity (85 to 89.9 dBa) and areas where hearing protection is required
  • Ability and willingness to work in an environment where, due to normal machining operations, there may be dust, fumes, or smoke (not over OSHA Permissible Exposure Levels)
  • Ability and willingness to lift up to 25 pounds repetitively, occasionally lift up to 35 pounds non-repetitively, and sometimes lift over 35 pounds with assistance
  • Ability and willingness to conform to all EHS guidelines including, but not limited to, wearing required personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Ability and willingness to read and understand applicable information such as written instructions, procedures and specifications that apply to daily work operations
  • Ability and willingness to practically apply basic math calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions, decimals, and whole numbers)
  • Ability and willingness to practically apply basic concepts of geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability and willingness to compute numerical conversions to and from the metric system
  • Ability and willingness to read blueprints
  • Ability and willingness to solder and braze
  • Ability and willingness to work second shift
  • Basic knowledge of assembly and inspection methods

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience as an experimental mechanic, tool and die maker
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in machining, including setup and operation of manual mills, lathes, cutters, and grinders
  • Basic knowledge of principles of metal rule dies
  • Basic knowledge of CAD software
  • Basic computer skills

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    Locations: United States; Ohio; Vandalia

    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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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