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General Electric Metallurgical and Quality Technician in Findlay Township, Pennsylvania

Role Summary:The Metallurgical and Quality Technician is responsible for performing quality inspection activities to verify that all products comply with the required GE quality requirements. In addition, they will have the responsibility of assisting metallurgy / additive engineers and in day-to-day lab operations involving metallic and polymer elements. They perform routine technical tasks, including operating and maintaining equipment, as well as conducting analysis and experimental procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining product standards through the application of rigorous inspection techniques

  • Reviewing supporting documentation from outside vendors to ensure conformity with relevant technical requirements referenced within relevant drawings, specifications and standards

  • Inspecting products associated documentation to confirm compliance with GE specifications and standards

  • Using, controlling and caring for inspection metrology and metallurgical equipment and ensuring the valid calibration status of such items

  • Identifying, controlling and reporting all non-conforming product in the Quality system for accurate and timely record keeping

  • dentifying and driving continuous improvement opportunities

  • Adherence to and compliance with company and regulatory EHS requirements & expectations at all times

  • Adherence to and compliance with company and regulatory Quality management system requirements at all times

  • Any essential function deemed necessary by the Operations Manager to meet demand

  • Communicating with Project Management and with clients to determine materials requirements

  • Providing technical advice about the suitability of metals and polymers for different purposes

  • Investigating corrosion and metal failure / fatigue

  • Using specialized computer applications

  • Using both destructive and non-destructive techniques to test composition

  • Developing new test and repair processes

  • Investigating production problems

  • Supporting and following the quality system to prevent any defective pieces from leaving the facility and reaching the customer


  • Associate’s degree in an engineering or science related degree program from an accredited school or institution

  • Experienced and familiar with the requirements of formal Quality Management Systems and standards, such as ISO 9001:2008


  • 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

  • Flexible attitude to working patterns

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in the additive technology industry

  • Experience using CT, CMM, scanning electron microscope and structured light scan (blue light) machines for inspection

  • An engineering background, such as time-served mechanical or electrical technician

  • ASNT NDT Certification (Level II or Level III preferred) for Visual / Optical, Liquid Penetrant, Radiographic and Ultrasonic testing

  • Detailed knowledge of inspection and metrology techniques and processes

  • Detailed knowledge of metallurgical sample preparation techniques and processes

  • Detailed knowledge of requirements associated with the control of monitoring and measuring devices

  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing drawings, geometric and dimensional tolerances and specifications

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with relevant company and industry standards

  • Ability to generate concise and detailed reports of inspection findings

  • Familiar with the use of Microsoft Office applications

  • Good communication skills

  • Local candidates preferred

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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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

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).Additional Locations:United States;Pennsylvania;Findlay Township, Pittsburgh;