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Non-Destructive Evaluation Lead Engineer / Technologist

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/12/2018 2:51:24 PM
  • 3045286
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; New Hampshire; Hooksett

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Role Summary:
The Non-Destructive Evaluation Lead Engineer / Technologist will be responsible for the non-destructive evaluation support for the Tubing X-Ray Inspection Group. In this role, you will be responsible for performing Non-Destructive Evaluation, NDE Level III and Certifying Agent duties for multiple disciplines.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Lead Engineer / Technologist will utilize experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, to support meeting Engineering and Supply Chain Imperatives.

In addition, you will :

  • Support MRB, X-ray technique approvals, drawing reviews and repair approvals within the Tubing Business to help product delivery and meet production targets
  • Team with technical and production resources on inspection equipment, systems and personnel to align with production capability and capacity needs to meet schedules and eliminate inspection disruption
  • Assist in developing NDE Level I and Level II resources
  • Provide all Shop level NDE Certifying Agent and Level III activities
  • Support and participate in supplier approvals, VS audits and GEES special process audits
  • Work with other site level IIIs to ensure best practices are being leveraged
  • Lead or participate in organizational NDE cost-out solutions
  • Participate and facilitate tasks to align with NPI production schedules
  • Interface with external organizations and supporting functions to accomplish overall goals
  • Attain Certifying Agent status and provide CA support for other disciplines as required


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited college or university (OR a Technical or Associates degree from an accredited school or institution in NDE with a minimum of 5 years of experience in Radiography, OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 10 years of experience in Radiographic NDE)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in manufacturing environment or in the Aviation industry


  • Ability and willingness to obtain Level III RT-Conventional and non-film certification, within a 60-day probation period
  • 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:

  • NAS-410 Level III certification in various methods
  • Documented NDE training and certification records
  • Proficiency in reading / interpreting drawing requirements
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills demonstrated successes in a teaming environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to bring assignments to a successful completion
  • 6-Sigma Greenbelt or Blackbelt certification or extensive quality experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or Computer Science from an accredited university or college
  • Extensive NDE application skills with a minimum of 10 years of experience
  • Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools, systems, and a working knowledge of aviation materials and related metallurgy

    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.

    The GE Aviation plant in Hooksett, New Hampshire, is a state-of-the-art facility that uses the latest technology to manufacture components primarily for military and commercial aircraft engines. Vane sectors, tube assemblies and blisks manufactured in Hooksett are assembled into engines at GE Aviation facilities in Lynn, Massachusetts, and Evendale, Ohio. This facility is located on 16.6 acres in Hooksett, New Hampshire, located between Manchester, the largest city in the state, and Concord, the state capitol. It employs a multiskilled workforce of 750+ employees. Enjoy excellent public and private schools as well as one of the finest health care networks north of Boston. Enjoy the great outdoors or travel into nearby Boston 1 hour away on the weekend all in a historical setting. Learn more about Hooksett near Concord!

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    Locations: United States; New Hampshire; Hooksett

    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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