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Additive Lead Manufacturing Engineering Specialist

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/5/2017 4:49:22 AM
  • 2979414
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Italy; Brindisi


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Role Summary:
The Additive Lead Manufacturing Engineer Specialist will develop DMLM technologies for aeronautical components, with focus on parts producibility and optimization of the printed part and printing process, as well as optimal design for additive. This role is expected to manage and improve products manufacturability producibility, to promptly solve technical problems deriving from the production cycle, to manage activities related to materials and processes.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will:

  • Develop DMLM process
  • Develop set of parameters for each part number, Part post processing, routing sheets
  • Supports Mechanical Component Design by guaranteeing the compatibility between design itself and manufacturing process, technical requirements and evidences evaluation in the technological validation process for all aspects related to materials and special processes (DMLM)
  • Manages configuration (at the level of activities relating to technology department) for each part number
  • Contributes to the continuous product improvement by optimizing existing processes and identifying new opportunities of cost reduction
  • Provides support to machine operators for the solution of problems related to the operation of the machine
  • Lead root cause investigations
  • Specify needs, communicate about project approach and present outcomes of research done
  • Deliver products as part of a team
  • Work in cross functional teams


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Master Degree in Engineering (Materials Engineering preferred)
  • Knowledge of DMLM Machines, Process & Parameters
  • SPC (Statistic Process Control) Knowledge
  • Six Sigma tools & 5S awareness
  • Digital Attitude
  • Previous experience in Additive Manufacturing
  • Available to travel and colocation periods in GE plants (Europe/US)
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate at a variety of levels, from
  • Detailed design reviews to high-level leadership reviews
  • Ability to work in cross functional team
  • Demonstrated proficiency in written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Fluency in Italian and English
  • EU work permit


Desired Characteristics:
  • Mechanical design experience – designing hardware, machine tools, equipment, etc.
  • Manufacturing engineering experience
  • Laser / optics experience
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Outside the box thinker - creative
  • Demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles
  • Detail oriented
  • Passionate about additive and related technologies


Locations: Italy; Brindisi

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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