GE Composites Controls & Connectivity Technician in Batesville, Mississippi

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GE Aviation

Business Segment

Aviation Supply Chain

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Posted Position Title

Composites Controls & Connectivity Technician

Career Level




Function Segment

Manufacturing Engineering

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

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Role Summary/Purpose

Engineering associated with manufacturing process. Positions requiring understanding of concepts, methods and procedures (technical Bachelor’s Degree). Responsible for connection of machines / tooling into Brilliant Factory database infrastructure, integrating activities for virtual manufacturing; sensor enabled manufacturing technologies, factory / supply chain optimization. Factory floor work collaborating with PLC Techs, Process Tech, IT Ops, Engineering, & Brilliant Factory Program Team.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition you will :

  • Work on brilliant factories and other IT driven manufacturing systems (Individuals in this area have IT expertise but are specialized primarily in Manufacturing)

  • Executes routine analyses using vested methods and technologies and / or contributes to technological developments in teams under supervision

  • Works together with people from the business unit

  • Contacts are under guidance and / or geared towards collecting or giving technical information

  • Works within a team setting and / or under guidance

  • Alternatively: executing routine but complex analysis

  • Coordinate and execute the connection of machines and tools to the GE Network

  • Receive, install, configure and calibrate equipment, servers, networks and other components

  • Use-test and troubleshoot equipment and software to diagnose and repair malfunctions

  • Set and monitor alarm functions

  • Manage access to the system

  • Manage inventory of equipment and software

  • Maintain all license and support contract documentation

  • Comply with all accepted change control procedures

  • Develop the communication protocols from the PLC and enabling data flow into their database sources

  • Create automation of data flows

  • Collaborate with machines vendors, GE IT, Brilliant Factory teams, and Engineering to create data tag profiles

  • Provide lifecycle management of machine software and communication middleware

  • Provide site level support to the factory for troubleshooting and repair ensuring maximum machine and tool availability

  • Enable a value-based culture that is data driven and process controlled

  • Collaborate and partner with the larger Aviation Brilliant Factory team, the Global Research Center (GRC), the GE Software CoE and other industry leaders to develop and execute strategic initiatives

  • Drive operational excellence, develop and implement best practices including the enablement of the Brilliant Factory initiatives from the Value Stream Brilliant Factory Leader


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college ( OR Technical certification / Associate's degree from an accredited school or institution in a computer science, engineering, or electronic discipline with a Minimum of 2 years of experience in related field, OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Manufacturing)

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer science, engineering, or electronic discipline from an accredited university or college

  • Manufacturing, operations, sourcing and / or materials experience

  • PLC languages

  • IT System Administration

  • System Networking

  • Database & SQL Reporting

  • Ability to work in a matrix organization

  • Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously

  • Demonstrated clear thinking, inclusiveness and collaboration skills

  • Creative problem solver and process oriented

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong problem solving skills

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