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General Electric Machinist - Furnace Technician in Greenville, South Carolina

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Job Description

This is a new process with new equipment that will be installed in the Greenville GE Power facility. The system will be used to support repair of gas turbine components and will also be used to develop faster and more cost efficient repairs. Operators will be required to learn, operate, monitor, & maintain a Fluoride Ion Furnace and associated equipment, processes, and functions. Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Technology Associates Degree (at a minimum) is required


Operate a variety of equipment and processes (based on Cell) on various turbine components: Vacuum Plasma Spray (VPS) coat, internal coat, vacuum heat treat, Hydrogen Furnace (HF), Fluoride Ion Funace (FIF), Fluoride Ion Cleaning (FIC), Salt Bath, and Brazing

Troubleshoot and maintain all equipment, including coaters, furnaces, vacuum pumps, power supplies, gas, water, chemicals…etc.

Disassemble and reassemble a variety of hardware components, including gun and powder feed equipment, and all other associated equipment.

Assist manufacturing leaders and process engineers in root cause analysis and corrective actions of defects

Engage with continuous improvement projects for Lean initiatives

Fully document all operations and maintain a clean and safe work environment

Perform other assigned duties as required


Must have Associates Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Technology (at a minimum)

Previous manufacturing experience as a production operator, team-lead, technician, or engineering/process technician is a plus

Must be willing to maintain state-of-the-art technical competence in required areas through self-study and various technical programs.

Previous experience operating or maintaining process controllers such as: a) CNC; b) NC; c) Mark IV's; d) PLC's; e) etc.

Must have the ability to read and understand statistical process charts and adjust process as required to maintain control

Additional Information

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No