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General Electric Quality Inspector in Huntsville, Alabama

Job Description Summary

Role Summary/Purpose:

Quality Inspector is responsible for sample management, quality inspection, and manufacturing support.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform accurate analysis following appropriate standard test methods and report data in a timely manner

  • Document inspection results in logbooks, worksheets, and the laboratory information management system

  • Verify inspection data to determine conformance and compliance to specifications.

  • Detect erroneous inspection data and troubleshoot instrumentation to correct.

  • Ensure that all equipment is calibrated and verified before analyzing samples

  • Follow instrument and equipment check procedures and report any equipment problem as soon as possible

  • Exercise good housekeeping, including replenishing supplies, cleaning bench area, and ensuring equipment cleanliness and readiness for use

  • Ensure proper storage or disposal of samples after analysis, as well as proper waste handling

  • Act as a point of contact for answering quality related questions for the plant floor

  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment. Inspector will interface with the quality control team and the manufacturing plant

  • Follow through on any tasks, assignments or projects that management assigns.

  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures to ensure safety of self and of team members

  • Work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Expertise with optical and electron microscopy, tensile testing, FTIR, GPC, particle size analysis, and gravimetric testing.

  • Conduct calibration of laboratory equipment or interface with third party calibration service technicians

  • Conduct troubleshooting and minor repair of laboratory instruments

  • Participate in internal quality auditing

  • Advanced laboratory data collection and analysis skills

  • Experience in certified materials testing lab

  • Experience with polymer testing

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science field (Chemistry, Biology, Physics) or Associate degree in chemical technology, or equivalent, with 1+ years of experience as a quality control laboratory technician, or high school diploma with 3+ years of experience as quality control laboratory technician

  • Must have knowledge of basic laboratory equipment, analytical testing methods and results reporting

  • Knowledge of basic calibration techniques and ability to perform calibration of instruments as required.

  • Strong mathematical skills including ability to calculate results such as averages, percentages, and metric conversions

  • Ability to communicate well individually and in a team atmosphere

  • Good analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • Good verbal and writing skills

  • Must be able to work a 12-hour schedule on days or nights

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 ( . 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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No