General Electric GE Aviation US Manufacturing Engineering Development Program (MEDP) - 2024 Start in Evendale, Ohio
Job Description Summary
The Manufacturing Engineering Development Program (MEDP) is a 2-year rotational development program in manufacturing focused on developing and accelerating technical expertise across the Supply Chain. Engineers in the MEDP will work in manufacturing engineering assignments to gain experience through a mix of on-the-job training and classroom education structured to provide a foundation of technical and leadership skills. You'll complete two 12-month rotations to cultivate opportunities for exposure to various technical disciplines and engineering responsibilities. In addition, the MEDP will foster mentorship and structured learning opportunities with our team of manufacturing experts. Upon completion, you will be ready for promotional opportunities to further advance in GE Aerospace. Learn more at https://invent.ge/medp.
Provide daily hands-on support to shop floor personnel to help facilitate problem-solving and process improvements related to production or development labs.
Apply geometric dimensioning and tolerancing skills and interpret blueprints to facilitate component manufacturing processes.
Utilize various design and analytical software to support and improve manufacturing processes.
Work with multi-functional teams to identify and implement process improvements to improve product quality, increase throughput, and reduce manufacturing costs.
Collect and analyze data from manufacturing processes to drive short- and long-term actions that support production.
Apply Lean and Six Sigma tools to identify waste and support decision-making processes.
Manage project plans related to manufacturing changes and collaborate with various functions to drive action and project closure.
Bachelor's or master's degree in Engineering or a related field from an accredited university or college (or an associate degree in Engineering or a Technology discipline with at least 3 years of manufacturing experience)
Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or a minimum of 3 years of experience in a manufacturing-related role)
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. 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 before employment.
Desire to be hands-on in a manufacturing environment
Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn
Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with honesty, contributes constructively
Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed, and takes initiative
Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative teamwork
Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker
Comfortable working in a fast-paced shop floor environment around various machine tools and equipment
Preference will be given to those with prior internship or co-op experience
Demonstrated commitment to community and/or university involvement
GE provides a comprehensive benefits package that provides access to plans which support the overall wellbeing of our employees and their dependents. These benefits include, but are not limited to, health care coverage (medical, dental, vision, pharmacy), a retirement plan that includes Company Retirement Contribution Savings and a 401K with Company matching, Life Insurance options, Disability coverage, permissive paid time-off, paid parental benefits, tuition reimbursement programs, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and more.
The base salary for this position is set at $76,000 and this position is eligible for a target bonus of 5% of base salary. Relocation support is available for qualified moves to a new city. Performance-based salary increases are reviewed after each completed rotation.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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.
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.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights_10_20.pdf) . 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