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General Electric Lead Manufacturing Test Engineer in Clearwater, Florida

Job Description Summary

Engineering associated with the manufacturing process. Comprehensive in-depth understanding of complex and highly technical concepts and principles in the own part of the function. Strong knowledge of technical concepts in technologies that intersect with own technical space.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :

  • Utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals

  • Develop and maintain manufacturing test instructions and related documentation

  • Design and build / procure necessary fixtures and programming to test electronic assemblies and products

  • Support test equipment upgrades from purchase through installation

  • Conduct cost / benefit analysis for changes to test processes and / or equipment

  • Support EHS projects in cell

  • Drive Process Improvement / Cycle Reduction initiatives and drive productivity improvements via process changes or improvements

  • Ensure processes contribute to a safe work environment

  • Identify and reduce sources of labor efficiency variations

  • Identify and reduce product quality issues caused by process variation

  • Support the quality function through integration of ISO / QC documentation and manufacturing test instructions

  • Lead high impact process and quality improvement projects yielding significant reduction in defects and increased productivity in the Cell

  • Attend weekly cross-functional quality sessions and track / drive root cause analysis and corrective actions for Cell issues

  • Lead New Technology Initiatives (NTI) and share best practices with other locations

  • Utilize lean-manufacturing principles and participate in action workouts to improve process capability, reduce overall costs and increase capacity

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University with a minimum of 3 years of experience in Manufacturing and/or Operations (or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 7 years of Manufacturing and/or Operations experience)

Desired Characteristics :

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

  • Ability to read engineering drawings, specifications and electronic schematics

  • Strong electrical and electronic design ability

  • Experience programming and de-bugging in-circuit and / or flying probe test systems and programs

  • Experience with automated functional test systems used for electronic assemblies, avionics products and / or power supplies

  • Prior manufacturing test improvement accomplishments

  • Ability to manage priorities and achieve results

  • Prior exposure to and knowledge of Lean Manufacturing

  • JMO or JOLP / OMLP Graduate

  • Strong Project Management skills

  • Strong manufacturing process knowledge

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Six Sigma training

Additional Eligibility Qualifications :

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).

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