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Assembler - GEMS 3W

  • GE Transportation
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 11/29/2017 2:49:19 PM
  • 3035762
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States; Texas; Fort Worth


About Us:
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:
Assemblers will perform multiple tasks while manufacturing locomotive/mining components, to include the installation of wiring harnesses and associated components, installation and/or connection of piping, limited tack welding, paint and associated application processes and material movement. Assemblers will use a variety of hand, electric, and pneumatic tools. Assemblers are responsible for working together to improve manufacturing processes and promote a climate of cooperation.

Essential Responsibilities:

Assembly may
include but is not limited to the following:

  • The sub-assembly of components and full assembly of finished
  • The installation and/or connection of wiring harnesses and
    associated Electronic components
  • The installation and/or connection of piping and associated
    plumbing components
  • The set up and completion, of various simple welding operations
  • Testing of assembly components for oil and/or air leaks, simple
    electrical malfunctions and various other simple testing. Repairs to be
    made when failures are detected
  • The use of standard machine tools including, but not limited to
    drill press, band saw, lathe, press breaks, laser, pipe bender, spot welder
    etc., and a variety of hand, electric, and pneumatic tools will be required
  • Paint applications will include, but not limited to dry sanding,
    masking, unmasking, finish paint, stencil, seal and touch up
  • Material transport may include the use of but not limited to radio
    controlled cranes, forklifts and tuggers
  • Prying and setting heavy equipment
  • Work with all facility employees on improving manufacturing
    processes through prototyping, fabrication and experimental machining to
    develop and prove concepts and design and implement necessary fixtures and
    tooling for manufacturing improvements
  • Promote climate of cooperation; leading by example mentoring
    others in quality, safety, environmental, lean and high performance work team
    philosophies



























All assemblers will perform multiple tasks in any combination and
concentration of the above mentioned areas and will rotate through all or most
of the processes rather than being assigned to a specific task.
Assemblers must be able to work as part of a team having responsibility for
assembling numerous components and other duties as assigned.



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience using electrical and/or pneumatic hand tools.
  • Must be able to read blue prints, schematics and manufacturing instructions in a sufficient manner to complete the assigned assembly tasks
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • High-school diploma or GED or equivalent
  • Must be willing to wear personal protective equipment, for example
    safety glasses, gloves, hats, ear plugs and safety shoes
  • Must be willing to work in a tobacco-free environment
  • Be willing to take a drug test & submit to a background check
    as part of the selection process
  • Be willing to submit to random drug tests
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will
    not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this
    job.
  • Must be willing to work as necessary to meet requirements of the
    position, including the ability to work occasional weekends and scheduled
    overtime
  • Must be able to complete some operations at heights up to 20 ft.
  • Must be able to climb and complete some work on ladders
  • Must be able to lift material up to 50 lbs.
  • Must have ability to properly use and care for assigned tools and
    equipment
  • Must be able to adhere to standards, do a quality job in a safe
    manner and within acceptable time
  • Every employee will be an in process inspector



Desired Characteristics:

  • Auto Body experience
  • Electrostatic Painting experience
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Plumbing experience
  • Light Welding experience
  • Warehouse experience
  • Construction experience



Locations: United States; Texas; Fort Worth

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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