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General Electric Quality Control Inspector in Houston, Texas

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :

As the QC Inspector you will:

  • Perform Quality Control product validation inspections on GE Aeroderivative gas turbine engines, sub-assemblies and components

  • Perform visual inspections as one-over-one process verification utilizing visual inspection techniques and the use of precision measuring equipment

  • Responsible for documenting product defects and generating non-conformance reports in accordance with GE Aero Services Control of Non-Conforming Materials procedures

  • Responsible for completing detailed quality control Inspection (in-process and final inspections) records

  • Maintain accurate inspection reports and records in compliance with Quality Management System (QMS)

  • Assist in development of QMS Procedures and Work Instructions to eliminate quality defects and improve shop process

  • Provide training and defect awareness to shop personnel if non-conformances are found with duties identified in procedures or work instructions

  • Identify training needs and advise new hires on methods/steps as a part of on-the-job training

  • Ability to perform all duties of a Turbine Technician. Assist Turbine Techs when needed

  • Perform final inspections of Aeroderivative gas turbine engines in Gate 4 (Test Cell)

  • Perform additional tasking as requested by management to accomplish Organizational goals

  • Assist Engineers and Quality Specialist with data gathering to support investigations

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Minimum 3 years recent experience in Quality Control Inspections including mechanical, electrical, in-process, and final product inspections

  • Minimum 3 year experience reading and interpreting Engineering Drawings, Code Specifications, and Purchase Orders to verify products are in compliance with the requirements set forth in these documents

  • Minimum 1 year proficiency in computer skills: able to create, edit, and format data in Excel spreadsheets; able to create, modify, and edit using the current business database; be able to create detailed PowerPoint presentations that include digital photographic inspection records

  • Minimum 2 year experience or working knowledge of ISO 9000 standards and Quality Management System procedures

Desired Characteristics :

  • Energetic self-starter, capable of working with minimum supervision, and have strong written/oral communication skills.

  • Able to professionally interface with Engineers, Sourcing QA Engineers, Customers, Suppliers, and external Inspection agencies.

  • Possess a team player mindset with a willingness to accept new challenges including cross training to work in other Inspection disciplines to assist in other Quality Assurance duties.

  • Beneficial to be certified as an ASQ Certified Quality Inspector (CQI) or possess an equivalent technical degree from an accredited University. Also beneficial to have or to have recently held an AP License or equivalent Turbine Technician certification from an accredited University

  • Should be able work OT when necessary to meet operations objectives

  • Ability to multitask between jobs

  • Advanced knowledge of turbines and understanding of service bulletins and CID’s to include LM2500, LM6000, LMS100 and other product lines

  • Experience either working on or inspecting heavy industrial rotating equipment including gas turbine power generation equipment. Must have experience using inspection tools such as dial calipers, micrometers and digital cameras

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 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