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Lead Quality Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/21/2017 9:49:39 AM
  • 3023866
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Maryland; Baltimore

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

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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:
The quality engineer will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an areas of business segment. In this role, you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :

  • Prioritize and implement multiple concurrent process improvement projects, alone or as part of a multinational team, to drive customer satisfaction and business productivity
  • Analyze production and service limitations, then develop, implement, and evaluate quality assurance process sampling systems, procedures, and statistical techniques to track the progress of improvement efforts
  • Oversee evaluation of test equipment, precision measurements, accuracy measurements, and performance testing
  • Work with material review board to disposition nonconforming material and devise remediation actions
  • Work with new product development teams to approve new suppliers or materials / services used in product realization
  • Work with Sustaining engineering and manufacturing engineering to resolve quality issues related to existing suppliers
  • Conduct training on quality assurance concepts and tools
  • Collect, organize, monitor and distribute information for the company and to customers / suppliers related to product quality and process improvement
  • Specify, develop and accept advanced technology, quality information and test equipment
  • Provide advanced quality engineering of new product introduction involving new processes or advanced automated equipment
  • Act as consultant (as a recognized authority) to the quality, manufacturing processes, introduce new products and improve product design
  • Select, hire, train and provide ongoing leadership of assigned personnel to meet schedules, quality and measurements, and organizational goals
  • Manage organization's cost superiority and investment program and compile and report all organization measurements on quality and cost


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Manufacturing)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Production Quality


  • 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.

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with composite materials
  • Ability to conduct internal and external quality audits to recognize improvement opportunities and work with stakeholders to identify and implement effective CA / PA plans
  • Six sigma training or equivalent quality training
  • knowledge of regulatory requirements (CE / UL / CSA)
  • Ability to apply statistical methods to analysis of engineering problems
  • Ability to comprehend technical documentation
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Experience in areas of quality assurance such as:

    • DOE
    • incoming material control
    • process control
    • systems performance
    • product evaluation
    • MSA
    • metrology
    • automated testing
    • software

      Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

      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. 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.

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      Locations: United States; Maryland; Baltimore

      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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