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General Electric Manufacturing Technician 3 Americas in Florence, South Carolina

Job Description Summary

Performs diverse and complex assignments in support of GEHC product development and manufacturing. Assignments may include but are not limited to: fabrication and assembly of fixtures and equipment, set up and running of data acquisition equipment for tests, carrying out experiments, reporting/documenting results of tests and measures, lead compliance and quality activities and train other team members.

Execute product acceptance testing for MR Magnet test process operations and assist with execution of MR system process operations. MR magnet test process includes, but is not limited to, magnet cooldown, ramp, drift, thermal, and shim operations. Assisting with MR System testing processes includes, but is not limited to, installation and setup of Magnet and MR system components in test bays, de-installation and teardown of MR system for shipment, and technical support for MR system cabinet and component lines.

Standard tasks include working with liquid helium and other cryogens, working in environment with strong magnetic fields with non-ferrous tooling, and working with electrical components and systems that require execution of LOTO.

Job Description

  • Test production assemblies and sub-assemblies for correct operation and compliance to performance specifications

  • Interfaces with other departments in the execution of duties to ensure the orderly flow of materials and information

  • Utilizing initiative and independent judgment, construct and assist in evaluating engineering models

  • Perform advanced troubleshooting encompassing multiple variables and unknowns to achieve root cause analysis and problem resolution. Conduct experiments and diagnostic tests, as required to draw conclusions

  • Perform software and hardware evaluation and implement plans using knowledge of product, system operation, intermodule interactions, engineering tools, and interactive software tools as required

  • Utilize basic technical communications throughout the new product cycle to improve internal models and/or externally sourced components in terms of system performance, reliability, functionality, and serviceability

  • Provide evaluation, constructive feedback and leadership in the development of internal and external engineering, manufacturing, or service documentation

  • Develop and execute training plans as required

  • Provide strong individual contributions in the context of achieving team goals. Provide technical leadership by assisting others in troubleshooting, answering questions and seeking engineering assistance

  • Train other team members through technical communications and/or presentations

  • Lead compliance and quality activities by looking for defect trends, learning about quality issues and concessions and passing information to other technicians. Serve as the manufacturing expert on new product introductions by providing feedback to engineering and manufacturing personnel as new products are developed, and new procedures are implemented.

  • Provide technical assistance by telephone or in person to customers, field service personnel, or suppliers

  • Comply with EHS regulations and policies

Required Qualifications :

  • Associates degree in a Manufacturing, Engineering or Technology related fields, or a High School diploma and 2 years’ experience as defined by having demonstrated electrical specific skills at a technician equivalent role proven in a formal educational and/or work environment.

  • Proficiency to logically troubleshoot at subsystem and system level, using identifiable problem-solving techniques

  • Ability to draw accurate conclusions from test data, malfunctions, or deviations, and assist with corrections to the existing design or process

  • Proficiency to understand and interpret basic written technical information

  • Demonstrated ability to work well with limited direction and information

  • Ability to communicate using English (or local language)

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing, Engineering or Technology related fields

  • Associates in Electrical Engineering Technology

  • P2 Technician experience in Magnet Test Area

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . at 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