General Electric NOR Welder 3 - 2nd Shift in Norwich, New York

About Us:

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Role Summary:

Unison Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Aviation, is a world leader in the design and manufacture of electrical components, sensors, and systems for aircraft, industrial, marine, military and space. Unison's products span the globe and can be found on almost anything flying - from two place trainer airplanes to giant 747's and rockets traveling to space. We presently have an opening for a 2nd shift Welder, working from 3:30 PM to 12:00 AM.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Participate in and support team initiatives; Receive guidance from Level 3 and/or 4 employees.

  • Cross-train other employees as needed based upon knowledge and experience.

  • Compliantly complete all written and/or electronic labor tracking documentation.

  • Communicate with team to ensure all team members are aware of new processes and/or ideas, etc.

  • Proactively work to improve efficiency and quality of products.

  • Perform set up of jigs and fixtures; Perform non-structural tack welds.

  • Perform wire welding functions; Understand and apply basic principles of TIG welding.

  • Learn introductory principles of heat transfer control.

  • Perform secondary processing operations including sand blasting, wire brushing, and grinding.

  • Work toward obtaining certifications for welding inconel & stainless.

  • Maintain welding equipment torches, coolers, hoses, cables, and other equipment as needed.

  • Work in compliance to NADCAP requirements,

  • Must pass review for workmanship, procedure reviews, operator assessment, & refresher training.

  • Report problems to appropriate resource and/or Coach.

  • Apply principles learned within multiple departments as needed. Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Education Required:

  • High School Education and/or GED.

  • Experience Required:

  • Previous manufacturing experience, preferably 1-3 years of experience.

  • Familiarity with basic weld & fusion principles.

  • Skill Level Required:

  • Requires use of basic hand tools and measuring devices (verniers, micrometers, calipers, go-no go gauges, etc.)

  • Basic understanding of blueprint and process sheet interpretation

  • Capable to certify and qualify for 55800 wire certification within 3 weeks, and qualify for 9-487 certification within a period of 90 days training time. Other department specific certifications will apply as applicable.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude; Proficient in use of basic computer applications.

  • Visual acuity exam required.

  • Utilize proper PPE and safety equipment; Other duties as required.Physical Demands:

  • Ability to continuously use hands and fingers in repetition and sit

  • Ability to occasionally lift 20lbs and Push/pull 20 – 25 lbs Desired Characteristics:

  • Previous experience in a self-directed teaming environment

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment & knowledge of weld principles preferred.

  • Lean manufacturing knowledge Locations: United States; New York; NorwichGE 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.