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Machine Operator

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/27/2017 10:49:15 AM
  • 3016430
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Illinois; Loves Park


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.
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 Machine Operator will operate one or more of the following machines: Hardinge / Miyano, CNC Machining Centers / Cells, CNC lathes, conventional mills, drills, lathes, grinders, hobs and / or other machines as assigned. In this role, you will be responsible and the authority to carry out assigned tasks.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Work from blueprints, operator inspection plans and verbal instructions
  • Obtain required tooling and materials from departmental storage area, returning when job is completed
  • Obtain special tooling and inspection equipment as required
  • Make necessary adjustments to equipment and or tooling to attain specified dimensions and finishes
  • Perform in-process inspection as required on inspection plans
  • Ability to interpret CMM results and adjust as necessary
  • Exhibits ability to run prove-outs unassisted
  • Ability to set all gauges independently
  • Ability to train others in proper gauge use
  • Identify corrective actions based on root cause and can assist others in troubleshooting
  • Identify and correct abnormal tool wear
  • Train others in proper hand tool usage
  • Set own tools as needed across multiple machine centers
  • Identify root causes of nonconformances
  • Other duties as required
  • Ability and willingness to utilize proper PPE, safety equipment, and follow safety procedures
  • 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.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Minimum of 2 years of general machining experience

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.
  • Ability and willingness to utilize proper PPE, safety equipment, and follow safety procedures
  • Functional knowledge of GD&T applications as they relate to inspection processes
  • Proficienct in the set up and operation of Hardinge / Miyano machinery and one or more of the following: CNC Machining Centers / Cells, CNC lathes, and conventional machines (i.e., mills, drills, lathes, grinders, hobs, etc.)

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to run the Hardinge / Miyano machines
  • Actively pursues opportunities for cross-training (as both trainer and / or trainee)
  • Exhibits ability to add lines of code to programs as needed
  • Understanding of the reasoning behind process dimensions and operation sequence
  • Consistently meets productivity and efficiency expectations
  • Ability to proactively mediate / facilitate team discussions
  • Engage in sustaining engineering to resolve issues
  • Ability to train others on all required computer applications
  • Proven ability to demonstrate external focus, clear thinking, inclusiveness, expertise, imagination and courage

    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.

    To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

    Locations: United States; Illinois; Loves Park

    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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