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General Electric Lead Engineer - Tooling in Cherbourg-Octeville, France

Job Description Summary

The Lead Tooling Engineer is to be located at the Cherbourg (CHE), where focus is on equipment support, coordination, leading equipment related RCA’s, managing FAT/SAT and installations, leading and tracking FMEA actions. Within the responsibilities of the role on site is, but not limited to, ensuring that line equipment is performing and any downtime is mitigated, new equipment on site is setup as per specification and technical EHS demands are followed.

As part of a global Tooling team, the role will include leading global equipment projects to develop, deliver and optimize equipment and technology for the manufacture of wind turbine blades. The role may also include supporting of other plants globally that may need technical support

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Solve critical LE issues at CHE Plant

  • Act as the technical LE leader on tooling projects

  • Bring expertise in supporting major industrial manufacturing equipment, to ensure suitable development and utilization of equipment and technology to improve manufacturing

  • Responsible for assisting in setting up best practices, standard procedures, specifications and processes that enable Tooling to deliver equipment to the highest level in an agile environment, ensuring (but not limited to) Cost-Out, EHS and compliance demands.

Required Qualifications

  • Robust knowledge of key concepts of automation, blade manufacturing equipment, industrialization, risk assessment, CE directive

  • English spoken and written

  • Preferable French spoken and written

  • Mobilize local supplier for onsite support and new development whenever needed

  • Project management expertise is advantages

  • Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and hydraulic area is desirable

Desired Characteristics

  • Beneficial: Programming (Ladder logic PLC, robotic and automotive equipment), Expertise in dispense machines (Glue machines, direct infusion, degassers)

  • Expertise in heavy industrial handling machinery (lifters, turners, transporters)

  • Expertise on Pultrusion and composite processing systems

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No