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General Electric Lead Quality Engineer in Asheville, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

The Lead Quality Engineer will be responsible for developing and maintaining systems, rules, and processes to ensure fulfillment of internal and external requirements. The Lead Quality Engineer will ensure that projects and products are capable and will meet specified standards.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition, the Lead Quality Engineer will:

  • Ensure products and services perform to quality standards, regulations and specifications

  • Utilize historical precedents and current / real-time data with appropriate analytical tools to develop solutions

  • Perform root cause analysis (8D, 6M, 3x3 Whys) of identified issues and identify appropriate corrective and preventive action

  • Participate in cross-functional teams in the investigation and elimination of causes of quality problems and verify effectiveness on corrective actions

  • Interface directly with customers to provide the best customer quality experience

  • Perform audits as required to assure compliance with customer requirements

  • Review and assure compliance with customer blueprints, specifications and other technical documents

  • Initiate action as it is required to ensure project / team success (e.g. mitigate risks, problem solve, provide technical guidance, etc.)

  • Actively participate in all stages of APQP / PPAP activities


Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Manufacturing)

Minimum of 3 years of experience in Production Quality

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

  • Previous AS9100 experience, including AS9110 compliance

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes