GE Engineer Laser based Manufacturing Processes (m/f) in Birr, Switzerland

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GE Power

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Power Power Services

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Posted Position Title

Engineer Laser based Manufacturing Processes (m/f)

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Function Segment

Services Engineering

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available Switzerland



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Role Summary/Purpose

As the Engineer Laser Ablation you will be responsible for identifying, developing, industrializing, and globalizing new laser ablation processes and associated technologies in the GT Service Network. Responsibilities will include process development and industrialization in Repair Development Center projects, supporting technology and productivity initiatives for the Global Repair Services Network.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Engineer Laser Ablation, you will:

Coordinate with RTCoE and PGS teams to drive standardized laser ablation process improvements to enable contractual services productivity, as well as transactional services growths

Create Special Process Documents for repair processes developed in the RDC

Validate Service centers repair process qualifications / certifications

Develop new repair process technology to assist component team in implementing repair strategy

Perform repair process technology jugular experiments in RDC’s

Create repair materials / process technology validation plan in conjunction with component engineers

Define industrialized process audit / quality requirements and perform audits of global service centers for adherence to best practices / process requirements

Support laser ablation related readiness to serve for global service centers

Lead productivity projects for RDC

Interface with MPE and Design engineering and participate in design reviews for repair development

Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements

Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures

Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments

Participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues

Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews


Master Degree in Engineering, Physics or Materials from an accredited college or university

Significant experience of engineering

Ability and willingness to travel a minimum 30% of the time, as required

Desired Characteristics

Experience with Laser Ablation, including establishing process parameters

Additional understanding in manufacture or repair of industrial gas turbine components and related manufacturing processes

Sound materials background

Ideally some first experience in manufacturing, repair, or project management

Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Able to interface effectively with all levels of the organization and external customers

Demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion

Develops a strong team and breeds positive moral

Understands business objectives and drives specific tasks required to meet the objectives

Communicates the business vision effectively in an open and consistent manner

Encourages input from all members of the team

Displays strong interpersonal skills; is accessible and approachable

Anticipates customer needs and ensures that they are met

Measures processes and performance through the customer's eyes

Communicates messages clearly and concisely

Team player through inclusiveness and connection with people

Builds loyalty and commitment

Fearless Optimism in trying new things with a healthy cynicism for what is possible