General Electric Fabrication Technician in Des Moines, Iowa
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The Fabrication Technician will set up and operate a variety of fabrication machine tools and processes, including numerical controlled (NC), to perform operations such as shearing, punching, forming, stamping, painting, milling, drilling, tapping, and brazing. In this role, you will be responsible for producing high quality finished components that support four internal production lines as well as direct customer shipments.
As the Fabrication Technician, you will:
Use a variety of computer software to manage production orders, view drawings, and program machines
Layout bend lines and miters
Set up machines for a large variety of different components
Use variety fixtures, jigs, templates to ensure quality and repeatable output
Select feeds, speeds, and other settings on various machines
Work from 2D and 3D drawings, sketches, verbal, and written instruction
Operate finish processes such as Painting and Plating, requiring thickness and adherence test
Be responsible for maintaining tooling
Be responsible for cleaning both equipment and tooling
Perform required preventative maintenance and completing all documentation as required
Support our continuous improvement processes through our LEAN initiatives
Perform other related duties as required
High School Diploma / GED
Minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
- Ability and willingness to work overtime, as required
Experience running large manufacturing machines (Exp: shearer, punch press, former, or stamping painting, milling, drilling, tapping, brazing machine)
Demonstrated experience reading and interpreting blueprints / drawing
Strong command and understanding of shop math (decimals, add and subtract equations, etc.
Demonstrated experience working with hand and power tools
Applied ability to use various measuring devices in a manufacturing setting
Demonstrated experience in utilizing various computer systems in a manufacturing environment
Demonstrated understanding of safety, quality and LEAN methodologies in the workplace
Experienced in the use of various computer programs in an industrial setting
Minimum of 1 year of proven experience in the operation of various machine tools such as shears, punch presses, brake presses, CNC's
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Locations: United States; Iowa; Burlington, West Burlington
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . 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.