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Quality Technician

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/25/2017 12:50:10 PM
  • 3012654
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy LM Wind Power
Location(s): United States; Arkansas; Little Rock


About Us:
GE Renewable Energy is a $10 billion start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power and more recently turbine blades, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400+ gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner. With more than 22,000 employees present in more than 55 countries, GE Renewable Energy is backed by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. Our goal is to demonstrate to the rest of the world that nobody should ever have to choose between affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy.
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LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy Company (approx. 9300 employees globally), is the world’s leading supplier of blades and service to the wind industry, and the only supplier that operates on a global basis. The wind turbine industry is becoming increasingly complex, with radical progress made over the last few decades, providing great opportunities for professional development and a work environment that promotes initiative and creativity. If working in a company which creates state-of-the-art technology and processes attracts you, LM Wind Power has a career for you.

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.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Quality Technician, you will:

  • Work from prints, tables, specification, and acceptance criteria or data to layout and inspect a wide variety of parts, materials, components, other materials, parts or supplies as directed in any company area
  • Ensure the integrity of the Global Quality Management System is maintained at all times in regards to the firewall process and any related quality assurance processes
  • Perform material or chemical inspections to ensure product meets LM purchase specification and operational usage parameters
  • Be able to use gauges, measuring equipment and other detection methods to ensure the parts or products are within desired specification
  • Ensure integrity of the quality records and QCR system by administering methods of accuracy and completeness
  • Act as a member of the LM Quality team to enhance our ability to produce "defect free" blades
  • Enter quality data into the company database and properly fill-out quality defect reports and email results to proper stakeholders (if applicable)
  • Act as a consultant on the interpretation of the Work Instructions and their applications for the operations team at the facility
  • Follow prescribed health, safety, and environmental rules and regulations
  • Any other function as determined by the company which includes items related to safety and 5S


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED (OR Associate's Degree in a technology / science based field)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment


Desired Characteristics:
  • Basic math and computer spreadsheet / database skills (MS Word / Outlook / Excel)
  • Less that 3.5 points on attendance record
  • Must obtain QC certification in molding and/or post molding, depending on the assignment, after the first 3-6 months of training per to the BMS Control Instruction and become recertified every 2 years
  • Near vision acuity for natural or corrected near-distance acuity in at least one eye is required
  • Must be able to perceive an Ortho-Rater minimum of 8 or similar test pattern
  • Color contract differentiation examination is required to demonstrated the capability to distinguishing and differentiation contrast among colors used in the method
  • ability to read work blueprints / instructions
  • Lift or carry objects or materials up to 25 lbs
  • Stand for extended periods on concrete floors
  • Ability to wear a respirator to filter our toxic fumes and dust
  • Ability to make quick or repeated movement with hands, arms, legs, or body
  • Possess understanding or metric system and use of metric measuring devices (tape measure, calipers, depth gauges, and protractors)

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Locations: United States; Arkansas; Little Rock

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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