GE Lead Weld Engineering - Manager in Patna, India

Job Number

2688482

Business

GE Transportation

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.

Posted Position Title

Lead Weld Engineering - Manager

Career Level

Experienced

Function

Manufacturing

Function Segment

Manufacturing Engineering

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available India

City

Patna

Relocation Assistance

Yes

Role Summary/Purpose

The Manufacturing Engineering Manager for Weld shop be responsible for Weld Shop process design, selection and procurement of equipment, installation / commissioning of the Weld-shop for full Locomotive and its sub-assemblies within budget and timelines. This position will be directly reporting into the Plant Manager and dotted line to Tech Transfer to Technology Transfer Manager.

Essential Responsibilities

  • The Manufacturing Engineering Manager for Weld shop be responsible for Weld Shop process design, selection and procurement of equipment, installation / commissioning of the Weld-shop for full Locomotive and its sub-assemblies within budget and timelines. This position will be directly reporting into the Plant Manager and dotted line to Tech Transfer to Technology Transfer Manager.

  • Responsibility will include working closely with Global / Local Technology Transfer teams of GE Transportation. This job requires working very closely with various cross functional team in a boundary less environment.

  • This Position also requires building & leading a strong team and drive larger organization initiative including Environment Health & Safety, quality, cost optimization & productivity initiatives.

  • This job will require

-Project management & communication of status, business issues, and significant developments to larger team/Leadership.

  • Lead special projects as directed by work requests from Engineering or Project Management, which may cover technical advances in execution / capability studies

  • Effectively integrate new concepts that can aid in the assignment of both equipment hardware and software as related to computer build technology, advanced process capability and material handling concepts ·

-Working very closely with Manufacturing & Quality teams on shop floor during prove out & regular production phase.

-Lead the first product manufactured and hand over the process to Production after stabilization.

  • Define Takt time, no of workstations and cells.

-Define resources requirement for specified takt time – equipment and machinery list, manpower calculation with skill and semiskilled bifurcation and no of jigs and fixtures etc. To implement engineering changes and Spec updation and focus on Regulatory requirements on EHS

-To lead the process improvement during serial production.

  • To provide training to production team at the start of the project.

  • To support the production department for continuous improvements.

    • The Engineering Manager demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertis, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.

· Execute the analysis / evaluation of assigned projects that meet business standards, practices and procedures and the product / program requirements

· Recommend approach to meet the technical and program requirements

· Formulate and implement plans to achieve technical requirements, schedules and contract commitments

· Develop action plans to anticipate and respond to engineering problems

· Provide technical guidance to other personnel and assigned teams and mentor others in the organization

· Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures

· Monitor and communicate project status, business issues, and significant developments

· Lead or participate in organizational efforts in assigned projects and tasks

· Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews

· Lead special projects as directed by work requests from Engineering or new Programs, which may cover technical advances in producibility / capability studies

· Effectively integrate new concepts that can aid in the assignment of both equipment hardware and software as related to computer build technology, advanced process capability and material handling concepts

· Communicate with Design, Quality, Production Engineering, and Project Management on technical state of each assigned program on a periodic basis

Qualifications/Requirements

· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in Welding Engineering, Metallurgical, or Materials Science. At least 10+ years of related experience in Weld shop preferably railway underframe or platform manufacturing or large sized fabrication industry. Experience of Setting-up of a Green/Brown field Weld-shop is desirable.

  • Qualified as IWE / CWI

  • Knowledge of the following welding codes

  • ASME Section V & IX

  • AWS D1.1, D1.2, D15.1 & D1.6

  • EN Welding & NDT Qualifications

  • Should possess leading edge knowledge on Welding technology and Safety, Quality process establishment

Experience in working with carbon, low, high alloy and stainless steels, nickel and copper based alloys, as well as dissimilar metal welding.

  • Fluent in speaking, reading, and writing English, with experience of working in global environment. Local Language Fluency will be an added advantage.

  • Strong background in the interpretation of engineering drawings / specifications and manufacturing processes.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work closely with diverse team members.

  • Must be self-directed, highly detail oriented, organized, and flexible

  • At least 5 additional years of engineering experience with a focus on the development of solutions that meet technical and program requirements

Desired Characteristics

  • Knowledge on Safety and regulatory requirements related to Weld-shop

  • Strong oral and written communication skills · Strong interpersonal and leadership skills · Ability to guide and influence others · Strong process orientation

  • Ability to handle diverse activities simultaneously and work in a matrix organization.

  • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma Methodology

  • Quality control knowledge is preferred

  • Ability to guide and influence others

  • Strong process orientation