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General Electric Lead Manufacturing Specialist 1 - Prod Process and Equip_AVI in Durham, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

Value Process Engineer demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes within the Assembly and Test Organization. In this role you will utilize your experience to solve technical problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, communicate regularly and effectively to leadership, and have the ability to effect short-term and long-term business goals. The role focuses on supporting engine assembly build processes for GE Aviation development, production, and overhaul engine assembly facilities around the world through best practice development and leveraging.

Job Description

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Develop an understanding of all various assembly processes, material handling and torque applications techniques throughout the full build of the engine.

  • Aid in troubleshooting the various Assembly processes, special tooling applications and best practices

  • Develop strong understanding of the various engine hardware modules, with how engine hardware is assembled, standard types of special tooling utilized in these operations and best practices followed throughout assembly.

  • Knowledge and experience with standard lift protocols, quality systems, calibration procedures, heating/cooling applications, contamination/cleanliness protocols and FAI requirements

  • Understanding of standard engine hardware damage, causes, correct actions and solutions.

  • Develop proficiency in data transfer and retrieval of torque data to/from the assembly shop floor unit to assembly servers

  • Experienced with interpreting special tool drawings, parts lists, change/modification mechanisms, navigation through the various systems and understanding of the correct contacts.

  • Working knowledge of common measurement devices and instruments

  • Develop knowledge of computer-controlled torque equipment

  • Experienced with interpreting Engine hardware drawings, parts lists, navigation through the various systems and understanding of the correct contacts.

  • Develop understanding of basic hydraulic systems.

  • Ability to execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product/program requirements

  • Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures

  • Ability to write equipment specifications, lead ordering, machine runoffs, installations and final acceptance. Be the technical liaison to equipment manufacturers providing technical direction and assuring on-time machine/equipment delivery.


  • Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems

  • Solid oral and written communication skills. Experience creating presentations and communicating to senior leadership

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Working knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, torque, air/oil flow measurement and calibration devices and systems

  • Shop environment experience (specifically jet engine assembly/test) strongly desired

  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn​Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively​Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed ​Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative​Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes