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General Electric CMC Manufacturing Engineer - Non-Conventional Machining in Asheville, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

The CMC Manufacturing Engineer: has the engineering accountability associated with ownership of manufacturing equipment effectiveness and associated manufacturing process(es) of Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMC’s) Non-conventional machining (EDM and Laser technologies).

Job Description

Lead with Humility:

  • Translation of technical processes and methods to train and empower operators and technicians in the manufacturing techniques required for greatest yield effectiveness & equipment capability

  • Act seamlessly as Manufacturing Engineer and/or Process Engineer in areas of assignment and/or responsibility

  • Establish baseline operations / operational parameters, manage recipes, establish process capability, and drive process capability enhancements

  • Diligently pursue continuous improvement in tooling, equipment, training, error-proofing, and application of improved processes, methods, and/or technologies

  • Willingness to work off-shift, respond to off-hours / on call / as needed in order to respond to equipment / process breakdown, issues, to minimize production disruption and ensure maximum equipment and process effectiveness

Act with Transparency:

  • Lead problem solving through the application of structured problem solving in a collaborative team environment

  • Work in collaboration with various levels of business partners, stakeholders & peers from the business unit(s) to ensure effective upstream & downstream interactions and/or impacts

  • Ownership and Presentation to internal teams on metrics, project status, and team priorities

  • Support shop floor to deliver business results while encouraging insight and input from area personnel working within a self-directed workforce (Teaming) environment

  • Promote internal and external customer satisfaction and develop positive design engineering relationships

  • Organize and coordinate projects within the GE management of change processes

Deliver with Focus:

  • Develop, Define, implement, & control production process(es) including tooling, equipment, methods, and/or process effectiveness for assigned areas of responsibility and/or ownership

  • Own identification and management / delivery of plant, equipment, process, and method projects / initiatives to drive continued optimization of product line

  • Validate design specifications and shop floor application of new product(s), tools, equipment, processes and/or methods

  • Exhibit ownership and take responsibility in attaining all aspects of production operation including safety, scheduling, quality, and team development in assigned areas

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in an equivalent manufacturing role )

  • Ability and willingness to work off-shift and respond to off-hours / on call / as needed

Desired Characteristics

  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn​

  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively​

  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed ​

  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative​

  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

  • Demonstrated background in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programing, manufacturing and/or troubleshooting

  • Demonstrated experience programming Python

  • Demonstrated experience in laser processing and/or EDM

  • Demonstrated experience in complex shapes / structure design and/or machining processes and/or methods

  • Demonstrated ability to read engineering drawings / specifications and translate to manufacturing systems, machines, programming, and process development

  • Demonstrated experience with structured problem solving techniques such as 8D, RCCA, A3

  • Ability to take ownership & have ultimate accountability to drive projects to success with limited supervision and/or guidance

  • Ability to manage and own multiple projects / assignments simultaneously and bring to successful results

  • Willingness to work without boundaries & within a team environment, partnering with both hourly & exempt employees in a highly collaborative work environment with a can-do attitude

  • Ability to digest complex issues & articulate to teams, technicians & leadership

  • Effective analytical problem identification and solving skills using data driven decisions and utilization of Six Sigma and Lean tools

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.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . 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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes