GE Composites Controls & Connectivity Engineer in Evendale, Ohio

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GE Aviation

Business Segment

Aviation Supply Chain

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Posted Position Title

Composites Controls & Connectivity Engineer

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Function Segment

Manufacturing Engineering

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Role Summary/Purpose

This position will be responsible for leading the connection of manufacturing machines and tooling into the GE Brilliant Factory database infrastructure. In this role you will develop the cross machine and cross factory standards for PLC communication and connectivity. Work with factory technical resources to execute tooling connectivity including activities for virtual manufacturing; sensor enabled manufacturing technologies, as well as factory and supply chain optimization.

Essential Responsibilities

In this role you will :

  • Interpret program strategy & translate into actionable activities at a factory level

  • Develop the technical standards by which factories will connect their machines and tools

  • Coordinate and execute the connection of machines and tools to the GE Network at a plant level

  • Collaborate with the Lean and Fastworks labs to develop standards for new machines and tooling

  • Establish a cross factory change control process and ensure its integration into the business

  • Provide advanced support to the Controls & Connectivity Technician at the factories

  • 45% Domestic travel and 5% International travel to the UK

  • 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 in a computer science, engineering, or electronic discipline from an accredited university or college (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing, operations, sourcing and / or materials

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing, operations, sourcing and / or materials


  • 45% Domestic travel and 5% International travel to the UK

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

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

  • Manufacturing, operations, sourcing, materials experience

  • Advanced PLC knowledge

  • IT System Administration

  • System Networking

  • Database & SQL Reporting

  • Data warehouse management

  • Spotfire

  • SPC

  • Ability to lead in a matrix organization

  • Ability to lead and support multiple projects simultaneously

  • Demonstrated clear thinking, inclusiveness and collaboration skills

  • Creative problem solver and process oriented

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Evendale, Ohio is the headquarters of GE Aviation & the largest GE Aviation facility. Today over 7,500 GE employees work in this Cincinnati suburb designing, developing, & manufacturing large commercial, military, marine & industrial engines. We enjoy a full service park which includes a golf course, soccer fields and much much more! As a GE Aviation employee you'll have access to special membership rates at the park. If you are looking for a workout close to work, visit the on-site Evendale Fitness Center. This user friendly workout facility includes an indoor track, Olympic size indoor pool, weight loss programs, weight training and more. Nearby Cincinnati is a three-state, 15-county region that offers world-class assets in arts and culture, amusements, hospitality, sports & recreation. It offers all of the amenities of a large, bustling metropolis while maintaining a friendly, small town atmosphere which makes the region a remarkably flexible location filled with a wealth of opportunities & options.Click here to learn more about Cincinnati and it's beautiful suburbs!

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