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General Electric Incoming Inspection Technician in Charleroi, Pennsylvania

Job Description Summary

The Incoming Inspection technician will be responsible for verifying the quality of supplied goods and services which are used in the manufacture of high-voltage switchgear. This person may act as liaison between the Supplier and other organizational departments with regard to problem resolution involving supplied goods. The Incoming Inspection technician may also provide limited technical support to the manufacturing department or assist in troubleshooting under the direction of more senior technical personnel.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Inspects supplied parts used in the manufacture of high-voltage switchgear (including fabricated or mechanical parts, equipment and/or assemblies of a complex nature) using inspection tools such as calipers, micrometers, depth gauges, hardness testers and various go/no-go gauges. Performs off-site inspection as needed.

  • Evaluates supplied parts against known standards (such as engineering drawings and applicable technical specifications) and dispositions accordingly. Must be able to interpret mechanical drawings, electrical drawings and schematics.

  • Uses the Company’s electronic document control system to access necessary technical drawings, specifications, and or procedures.

  • Uses the Company’s electronic non-conformance tracking system to document non-conformances. Documents all non-conformances relative to supplied material (i.e. supplier non-conformance, engineering error, internal damage, obsolete part, etc.).

  • Utilizes the Company’s electronic engineering action request system to initiate necessary drawing and or design changes resulting from the incoming inspection process.

  • Analyzes data (involving supplied materials) obtained from the Company’s electronic non-conformance tracking system as directed by the Supplier Quality Manager for purposes of improvement.

  • Ensures that necessary records are received from the Supplier. Reviews records for accuracy and files documentation accordingly.

  • Supports the Purchasing department and communicates with the Supplier regarding nonconforming material. Follows-up on corrective action to ensure continuous improvement.

  • Prepares and maintains routine inspection documentation.

  • Performs first article inspection on new and/or prototype parts and documents according to established procedures. Confers with technical personnel as necessary.

  • Assists the Supplier Quality Manager in improvement projects as assigned.

  • Performs other duties as necessary or assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Technical Field

  • Minimum of 1 years of experience as a dimensional inspector.

Desired Characteristics

  • Must have the ability to read and interpret mechanical part drawings, operating procedures write reports, speak effectively, and use hand inspection instruments such as calipers, micrometers, depth gauges, hardness testers and various go/no-go gauges

  • Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions in order to detect and resolve problems that relate to procedures and processes.

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: No