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Manufacturing Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/27/2017 9:50:47 AM
  • 2948238
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Italy

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 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, and according with all local laws protecting different status.

Role Summary:
The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for leading manufacturing projects. She/He must follow a steep learning curve in the first phases of the job (she/he must be self-motivated and a fast learner) in order to develop the know-how required to perform the aforementioned projects.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Get input from the Business in terms of a problem involving inadequate values of FTY, WIP, cost, lead time or machinery saturation of a stated product or product family
  • Follow the steps of a DMAIC six sigma approach in order to define a solution to the aforementioned problem. The solution must be defined with a team involving at least a senior manufacturing engineer or the manufacturing engineering manager, but generally also the shop, engineering and quality representatives
  • Carry on all the data gathering and the analysis required for the definition of the problem and the identification of the solution
  • Develop the modified manufacturing processes allowing for the solution of the problem
  • Implement the modified process, i.e. carry on the machinery acquisition process, carry on the fixture modification or acquisition process, carry on the tooling selection and acquisition process, cooperate with the programming team for the development of the required software (part programs), modify the router in the AvioAero PDM system, manage the validation process
  • Control – through the periodical update of proper KPIs – that the problem is solved and that is solved in a stable manner
  • Collaborate in the New Product Introduction by means of implementing the new manufacturing process
  • Define investment and expenses needs to achieve target plant metrics. She/He will drive the whole project from business plan preparation to approval, order placement, material acquisition and validation of the newly defined processes
  • Bring new ideas and positive support to the current process
  • Interface with vendors and internal contacts in an effective manner to ensure that the technical perspective is properly conveyed
  • Ensure that all engineering designs and technical data are complete and accurately documented to provide an accurate technical/historical base for future reference and to meet customer/end user requirements

    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Aeronautical or Industrial Engineering
    • Significant experience in a manufacturing role
    • Ability to read engineering drawings and specifications
    • Ability to analyze problems, identify root causes and provide efficient solutions
    • Ability to handle diverse activities simultaneously
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a matrix organization
    • English and Italian fluent
    • EU work permit

      Desired Characteristics:
      • Prior experience with Lean Manufacturing
      • Prior experience with Six Sigma
      • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
      • Strong oral and written communication skills
      • Ability to communicate effectively and contribute to team projects

        Locations: Italy

        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.

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