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General Electric Lead Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Programmer in Greenville, South Carolina

Job Description Summary

The Lead CNC Programmer will provide programming support for CNC machines tools, specifically as it relates to cooling hole technology for hot gas path components, as well as provide support to additional areas of the factory

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Generate and maintain CNC programs utilizing NX-CAM (NX 12) or other software. This could include multi-axis milling, turning, grinding and/or EDM

  • Verify new CNC programs prior to release on the shop floor utilizing Vericut

  • Provide CNC related support to M.E. (Manufacturing Engineer) and provide operator training during new / rebuilt machine startup and / or process improvements

  • Provide daily operator support in the form of CNC programming and troubleshooting support to the shop floor

  • Support and implement tooling & fixturing requirements associated with CNC machine tools.

  • Generate and support workstation instructions (methods) for CNC related issues.

  • Initiate and lead process improvement projects to improve safety, quality, cost and delivery

  • Provide guidance in the implementation and expansion of CNC/CAM technology

  • Provide effective communication to appropriate team members when needed

  • Work effectively as an individual and in a team based environment in a matrixed organization

  • Work effectively in a fast-paced environment while embracing and driving positive change inside and outside the organization when appropriate

  • Work cross-functionally with design, engineering, and supply chain to identify and retire risks on new process and technology introductions

  • Train other programmers as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and 3 years of experience, OR Associates Degree from an accredited college or university and 5 years of experience, OR high school diploma/GED and at least 7 years of manufacturing process experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience generating simultaneous 5-axis CNC Programs utilizing CAM Software

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

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 Ability to travel up to 20%

Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Associates degree in Machine Tool Technology

  • Prior Milling, Turning, Grinding, Fast Hole EDM, Sinker EDM, or laser drilling experience

  • Product expertise in gas turbine or aviation components

  • Experience using Vericut or other CNC verification/machine simulation software.

  • Strong problem solving and organization skills, with above average shop math skills in geometry and trigonometry

  • Ability to effectively communicate to multiple levels of the organization, both verbally and through written communication

  • Demonstrated proficiency programming multiple types of CNC machines

  • Knowledge of machining high temperature alloys used in gas turbines

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with high-level machine tool controls including sub-routine(macro), probing and variable based programming as well as CLM (closed loop machining)

  • Knowledge of post-processor development and debugging, preferably UG Post Builder

  • Strong knowledge of feeds, speeds, cutting tool application

  • Demonstrated proficiency interpreting drawing and specification requirements

  • Knowledge of fixture specifications, design and part clamping systems

  • Prior exposure to and knowledge of Lean Manufacturing

  • Self-motivated and self-driven

  • Ability to accept new challenges, take ownership, and make decisions

  • Demonstrated proficiency interpreting drawing requirements

  • Ability to multi-task and productively manage multiple projects concurrently

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). 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.

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.

Additional Information

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.

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

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