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Machine Operator

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/15/2017 5:49:47 PM
  • 2942890
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Turbomachinery Process Solutions
Location(s): United States; Pennsylvania; Bradford


About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com.

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.

Role Summary:
Plan and perform diversified operations required to set up and operate CNC numerical controlled lathes both 2-axis and 4-axis lathes, to machine company product component parts in process of ferrous, nonferrous and alloy metals to the satisfaction of the supervisor. Work involves the assignment to any one or more of the NC / CNC lathes proving out computer programs collaborating with Programmer and Manufacturing Engineer on programming and setup of prototype work and initial tryout.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Machine Operator, you will:

  • Work may involve assignment to any one or more of the secondary machines in the department including manual turret lathes, Bridgeport Mill, Radial drills, and multi-spindle drill, air testers, band saws, gluing equipment, and miscellaneous assembly quipment
  • Receive direction from supervisor
  • Work from detail parts drawings, work orders, setup, tooling, process and operating instruction sheets, and digital program
  • Use high precision electrical / electronic and conventional measurement instruments
  • Collaborate in the development of new machine programs, first run trials, and make recommendations on operation sequence, speeds, feeds, cycle times, and tooling equipment
  • Edit and input correction to computer console to revise program and enter applicable data to setup sheets
  • Review parts program file and select set tools in tool holder, turret or cross slide location
  • Operate console to enter prescribed program setup and offset data, back off tool offsets, and check out with dry run
  • Edit the program as required
  • Detect and report faulty operations, defective material and equipment, drawing discrepancies, and all other unusual conditions to proper supervisor
  • Oil and grease machine, perform mechanical repairs, replenish coolant and replace cutting inserts and tools, as required
  • Maintain workplace in neat and orderly condition

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High School diploma or GED from an accredited school or institution
  • Minimum 6 months of experience in a manufacturing environment

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required
  • Work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities
  • Be in the shop environment a minimum of 8 hours per day, primarily standing and sitting, as required
  • Lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Be subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Advanced shop mathematics
  • Thorough knowledge of machining methods, tools, and cutting qualities of materials
  • Ability to demonstrate a satisfactory knowledge of the use of inspection equipment
  • Understand the concept of tool offsets
  • Understand the concept of machine zero
  • Understand basic machine functions and cycles

    Locations: United States; Pennsylvania; Bradford

    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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