General Electric 1st Shift Toolmaker in Allentown, Pennsylvania
Job Description Summary
The Tool Maker will work at the Allentown, PA Metem a GE Power business manufacturing plant and operate a variety of production equipment and tooling. You will also have ownership of safety, compliance, qualify, and productivity.
Analyze specifications, lay out metal stock, set-up and operate machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to make and repair cutting tools, jigs, and fixtures, gauges, and machinist hand tools, applying knowledge of tool design and construction, shop mathematics, metal properties, lay out, machining and assembly procedures.
Study specifications, such as blueprints, sketches, models or descriptions and visualizes product. Compute dimensions and plan lay out and assembly operations.
Measure, mark and scribe metal stock for machining. Set-up and operate machine tools such as lathe, milling machine, grinder to machine parts and verify conformance of machined parts to specifications.
Lift machined parts manually and position and hold them on surface plate or work table using devices such as vises, V-blocks, and angle plates. Smooth flat and contoured surfaces using scrapers, abrasive stones and power grinders.
Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearance using measuring instruments such as dial indicators gauge blocks, thickness gauges and micrometers. Heat treat tools and parts when necessary. Examine standard or previously used tools and decide on modifications to be made. Work to fairly close tolerances.
Maintain company production and quality standards.
Report unusual problems or conditions to supervisor.
Observe company safety rules and regulations.
Perform, as assigned, other similar or related duties.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in EDM/CNC or tooling production or equivalent
Ability to lift/push/pull at least 50 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required
Ability to work occasional weekend shifts
Ability to work overtime as required
Willingness to wear personal protective equipment, for example: safety glasses, gloves, ear plugs, and safety shoes
Demonstrates positive attitude, strong work ethic, and self-motivation
Basic understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Has strong ethical standards and integrity
Experience in manufacturing preferred
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
Ability to follow written instructions and take verbal instructions for multiple assembly tasks in a manufacturing shop environment.
Demonstrates strong communication and follow-up skills
Able to work with computerized shop floor tools
Strong team player and flexible-willingness to move to different areas
Ability to work alone or as part of a team with minimal supervision
Has a strong belief in Metem, a GE Power business, and the exciting opportunities it is pursuing
Basic mechanical skills needed
Proficient shop math skills
Basic computer skills
Ability to read and interpret M&G code
Ability to perform basic M&G code programming in MDI Mode
Deep knowledge of machine tool geometry and problem solving skills to ensure machines are functioning properly (tramming)
This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
Relocation Assistance Provided: No