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Process Improvement Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/15/2018 1:50:57 PM
  • 3039476
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems
Location(s): United States; New York; Bohemia


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Role Summary:
This role is for an Advanced Lead Engineer who will lead and direct cross functional teams to assess GE Aviation Electrical Power-Long Island-Pompano Beach (GELIPB) product performance issues in production and in service; analyze trends, establish metrics, and apply required tools to affect corrective actions and continuous improvement. The Key to this role is to establish strategy for effective Root Cause Corrective Actions (RCCA) investigations to timely resolve product technical issues.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :


  • Guide cross-functional teams to achieve role objectives and meet department financial targets including costs associated with Manufacturing Support, Field Support, and Cost Out / Simplification projects
  • Provide direction to site Product Support Engineer (PSE) to resolve fielded product related issues
  • Drive initiatives with PSE to improve product quality and delivery performance (e.g. return to green efforts)
  • Execute and deliver required Failure Reporting and Corrective Action (FRACAS) reports
  • Provide leadership and direction to cross-functional team (including supply chain, quality and manufacturing engineering) empowered to execute Lean Six Sigma strategy and tools to improve FRACAS and RCCA processes, reduce inefficiencies and eliminate process waste
  • Serve as a change agent in institutionalizing Lean Six Sigma quality and application of RCCA process
  • Deliver breakthrough levels of improvement in process capability to reduce inefficiencies and eliminate process waste
  • Facilitate, train, and coach team members in the use of RCCA tools and processes
  • Consistently seek, share, and implement best practices
  • Identify and propose potential technology and process improvements projects such as Brilliant Factory / Digital tools for effective data analysis / SPC / trending to reduce RCCA execution times and drive simplification opportunities
  • Working with sustaining engineers, establish, and apply lessons learned from test and troubleshooting of GELIPB products and test systems to improve product yields
  • Maintain detailed documentation / logs on all RCCA projects to establish lessons learned and tracking of completed RCCA effectiveness
  • Evaluate engineering processes and procedures as related to Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and make recommendations / implement improvements
  • Prepare material for, participate in, and lead customer reviews as required

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • BS in an Engineering discipline from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an electronics manufacturing environment

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT :


  • 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:

  • BS in an Engineering discipline (preferably electrical engineering) from an accredited university or college with a minimum of 5 years of experience in an electronics manufacturing environment
  • MS in an engineering discipline from an accredited university or college
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams
  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability
  • Experience with product support on the manufacturing floor, troubleshooting of electronic products and test systems
  • Circuit design capability (analog & digital) for electronic products and test equipment
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work independently and leading teams (direct, matrixed, and / or project based reporting relationships)
  • Strong computer skills (e.g. MS office)
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification

    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; New York; Bohemia

    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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