General Electric Field Service and Technical Advising Specialist in Barrington, Illinois

Role Summary:

The Technical Advisor will be responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives, and have the ability to resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will:

  • Provide technical guidance to employees and management, including; troubleshooting, material handling, tooling, safety procedures, and contract requirement clarification

  • Provide clear communication to employees, customer management, and GE management on work to be performed, equipment status, productivity, and process improvements

  • Work with employees and management to promote, maintain, and drive continuous improvement in safe work practices while monitoring productivity, quality assurance, and adherence to contract requirements

  • Ensure compliance with all governmental regulations, OSHA work practices, and industry / site specific work rules

  • Work with employees and management on establishing production plans for labor, material, and logistics

  • Work with various software systems to manage material, labor plans, and other systemic requirements

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (Or an Associate's Degree with a minimum of 2 years of professional work experience, Or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of Operations or Military leadership experience).

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness and ability to work various shifts, various days

  • Willingness and ability to work in shop environment

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university

  • Proficiency in MS office applications

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Proven analytical and quality improvement ability

  • Ability to interface at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.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.

Locations: United States; Illinois; Chicago

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.