General Electric Membrane Process Engineer in Minnetonka, Minnesota
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The Membrane Process Engineer helps develop and improve membrane filtration products and the processes used to manufacture them. You will perform both routine and innovative chemical and engineering work in both laboratory and manufacturing environments.
As the Membrane Process Engineer, you will:
Effectively manage daily priorities to complete assigned projects or processes
Be accountable for data quality, quantity and timeliness of work
Work safely and follow good regulatory and chemical hygiene practices
Lead laboratory, pilot and production scale-up experiments for new product and process development
Lead engineering projects to design and build test and production equipment or fixtures
Perform laboratory studies using sound experimental design and analysis techniques
Use statistical process control and statistical design of experiments to develop and/or improve products and processes
Log, analyzes and reports results of experimentation
Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with policies and procedures
Provide verbal and written project updates to supervisor or project leader
Prepare chemical solutions for tests and trials involving chemical handling, weighing and mixing
Mix chemicals and conduct chemical reactions, following established procedures
Operate equipment used in experimental trials or pilot plant
Participate in qualification of new test, pilot or production equipment and components for routine use
Write and revises equipment standard operating procedures and safety procedures (Safety Risk Assessments, Lock Out Tag Out instructions)
Perform routine testing for product development teams
Participate in trouble shooting of equipment and processes
Train laboratory and manufacturing personnel in the use of equipment and procedures
Write and revises laboratory standard operating procedures
Participate in evaluating processes to determine best opportunities for eliminating waste and increasing process automation and digitization
Perform general equipment maintenance, cleaning and calibration
Perform analytical testing for both Product Development and Manufacturing Teams working within a Research Analytical Group
Develop and validates new test methods to support internal customers
Perform general instrument maintenance, cleaning and calibration and qualification testing of new instrumentation for routine laboratory use
- Bachelor's Degree in an engineering or scientific discipline, such as Chemical Engineering or Chemistry
Master's Degree in and Engineering or scientific discipline
Training as a Chemist or Chemical Engineer
Prior use of statistical software and databases
Knowledge of PLC programming, data logging
Demonstrated knowledge of chemistry and chemical processes
Demonstrated high performer with a basic knowledge of filters, membranes and water chemistry
Demonstrated knowledge of design or experiments and statistical analysis
Demonstrated ability to perform routine testing and troubleshoot equipment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Strong Mechanical Aptitude (design, building or modifying equipment, plumbing)
Willing and able to become LOTO Authorized
Ability to work in an industrial, chemical manufacturing environment.
Ability to safely lift up to 25 pounds
Ability to use a chemical respirator
Demonstrated ability to multitask in a laboratory and production environment
Demonstrated ability to accurately record and enter data
Strong customer service skills
Basic word processing and spreadsheet skills
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Locations: United States; Minnesota; Minnetonka
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.