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General Electric 3rd shift Machinist in Dayton, Ohio

Job Description Summary

Job Description


Perform essential duties and responsibilities in machining process for turbine air starters

and/or aerospace applications. Operate and set up CNC mills and/or lathes using castings,

forgings and bar stock throughout the shop.

Starting pay is $20.66 plus 10% NSB. Training on days required


 Operate all machines in work center

 Operate more than one machine at a time

 Power up and home machines

 Understand coolant percentage mixtures

 Basic housekeeping of cell (5S)

 Uses gages (calipers, dial indicators, micrometers, depth gages, bore gages, etc.)

,pneumatic tools, and hand tools to perform and inspect work

 Understand different tooling functions

 Understand material make-up

 Understand and use tool data (offsets, wear, etc.) to insure acceptable parts

 Review, understand and follow routers, procedures, specification, and other

instructions for completeness to perform operations

 Utilize geometric tolerancing

 Ensures all company paperwork is filled-out accurately

 Fully understands blueprints

 Read and understand inspection sheets

 Identify revision levels

 Produce error free products through in process inspections

 Identify nonconforming hardware

 Meet production goals

 Cross train

 Work to established Lean Manufacturing guidelines

 Understand safety and machining hazards

 Work under general direction with minimal coaching in a team environment

 Will also perform other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty

satisfactorily. Also, proven ability to demonstrate:

 Strong attention to detail

 Compliance with and supports all GE policies and the “Integrity: The Spirit and The

Letter of Our Commitment” guide

 Excellent customer service to co-workers, customers, and vendors

 Embraces ambiguity and engages others in idea generation

 Works collaboratively and respects all others

 Actively participate and support a team environment

 Keeps team informed of work progress, timelines, and issues


High school diploma or General education Degree (GED), plus 1 year of CNC Lathes/Mills

machining related experience and/or accredited machining certificate (I.E. Step II or Joint

Vocational School); or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated

experience or successful completion of classes in geometric tolerancing. Demonstrated

work experience or successful completion of classes in reading and interpreting blueprints.

Preferred experience:

 Prior set-up experience and ability to load offsets

 Prior Lean Manufacturing experience

 Prior team experience

 Prior production experience

 Ability/prior experience reading blueprints

 Ability/prior experience reading routers and part numbers

 Ability/prior experience using work instructions

 Knowledge of documenting and scrapping hardware


Must be able to read and understand specifications, be able to analyze and interpret

technical procedures, blueprints and written instructions. Able to read and complete

necessary forms. Have the ability to effectively communicate and respond to questions

from team members, coaches and leaders.


Must be able to complete relatively complex arithmetic operations as it relates to machinist

tool operations and have a basic understanding of trigonometry (I.E. sine, cosine, and

tangent formulas). Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and

proportions to practice situations. Able to do conversion from and to metrics.


Basic computer skills.


Ability to define and solve problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid

conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in

mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an

employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to stand at least 6 to 8

hours a day. Must be able to work with upper body extremities. Must be able to walk, sit, or

stoop on a regular basis. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 15 pounds on a frequent

basis. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds on occasion. Items more than 30

pounds will be lifted with assistance.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to moving high speed

machinery and/or mechanical parts. Employee will be required to use approved chemicals

and may be exposed to dust, fumes, or smoke from normal machining operations. (Not over

OSHA Permissible Exposure Levels (PEL)). The noise level in the work environment is usually



 New Hire checklist

 Quality management system


 Time keeping procedures

 Intranet (work instructions & quality procedures)

 Teaming


 OQP (Operator Quality Procedures)

 May require additional job specific training/certifications as necessary


 PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

 Chemical Hazard

 Mechanical Hazard

 Evacuation & Emergency Training

 Basic Electrical/LOTO Safety Training

 Compressed Gas Systems Safety Training


 Safety Glasses

 Steel toe shoes

 Job specific may include gloves/sleeves, apron, face shield, or fall protection


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