GE Lead Manufacturing Specialist - Prod Process and Equip in Clearwater, Florida

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GE Energy Connections

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Energy Connections Grid Solutions

About Us

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running.

Grid Solutions equips 90% of power utilities worldwide to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. With over 200 years combined experience in providing advanced energy solutions, our products and services enable more resilient, efficient and reliable power systems. For more information, visit

Instrument Transformers, Inc. (ITI) is a wholly owned affiliate of the General Electric Company. ITI designs and manufactures instrument transformers, switches, and related power sensing equipment. We are North Americas leading supplier in custom power sensing components.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual 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.

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Lead Manufacturing Specialist - Prod Process and Equip

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Manufacturing Engineering

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Lead Manufacturing Specialist - Prod Process and Equipment Engineering associated with the manufacturing process. Seasoned and deep understanding of concepts, approaches and methodology used. Utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives, and effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Lead Manufacturing Specialist - Prod Process Equip, you will:

  • Define and control production process including tooling and equipment

  • Develop and maintain manufacturing methods and create process routings

  • Design and build / procure necessary tooling and finishing within budgets

  • Validate design specifications and shop floor application of new product, tools, or equipment

  • Utilize lean-manufacturing principles to improve process capability, reduce overall costs and increase capacity

  • Lead analytical and design activities using proven technologies and vested approaches and methods

  • Drive Process Improvement / Cycle Reduction initiatives and drive productivity improvements via process changes or improvements

  • Present product / program strategies, technical roadmaps, risks and recommendations to senior leaders

  • Input and influence decisions within own discipline and area

  • Communicate recommendations and solutions across direct organization and with cross-functional partner organizations


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Manufacturing)

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Production Process and Equipment

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

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Strong background in Lean Manufacturing

  • Strong Mechanical Engineering background

  • Experience with electronics, controls, and robotics

  • Experience in PLCs and automation

  • 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

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