General Electric Manufacturing Test Engineer in Madison, Wisconsin

Role Summary:

This role will provide technical leadership for the production team. Responsibilities include providing documentation and floor support associated with safety, manufacturing and quality methods, tooling, and equipment. Aggressively initiate new processes and methods that will improve safety, reduce product cost and/or improve product quality.

Essential Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities include:

•Specify hardware, system design & test code development using National Instruments Labview & TestStand to convert old, obsolete test systems to supportable test platform.

•Ensure accuracy of test system design documentation – assembly drawings, BOM, schematics, etc. Update or create documents as needed.

•Ensure regulatory compliance through Qualification. Responsible for ensuring rigor in development of equipment qualification plans per GEHC specified format, execution, final analysis and acceptance.

•Duplicate/build redundant test fixture, as needed.

•Drive improved product quality by identifying manufacturing issues, developing cost-effective solutions, and overseeing successful implementation into production.

•Work with Production Associates to resolve manufacturing and quality problems related to methods, processes, tooling, equipment and product design.

•Monitor and improve productivity, while ensuring all customer commitments are met in a timely, quality and cost-conscious manner.

•Specify and expedite planned maintenance routines on all production equipment and systems.

•Co-ordination of manufacturing releases

•Lead Compliance, as well as Environmental, Health & Safety efforts in support of plant goals

•Provide safe processes that comply with all local and federal regulations. Assure that corrective action is taken to resolve observed safety concerns in all areas.


•B.S. Degree in Test, Mechanical, Electrical, Software Engineering or related technical degree and 3 years’ experience or Associates Degree and 5 years’ experience or High School diploma with 7 years of experience in production, engineering or troubleshooting

•Functional test design and development experience

•Demonstrated experience using National Instruments Labview and TestStand

•Demonstrated skills in verification & validation

•Experience w/ MySQL databases

•Experienced in test system development life cycle, qualification of equipment, and test procedures

•Demonstrated troubleshooting, analytical and planning skills

•Demonstrated strong technical documentation skills

•Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills

Desired Characteristics:

1.Working experience in National Instruments software (LabWindows), C++, and/or other programming languages and other tools utilized in test equipment development

2.Demonstrated experience with hands-on pneumatic fixture build and troubleshooting

3.Experience working with Visio/mechanical engineering tools as well as schematic capture

4.Experience working in a highly regulated manufacturing environment

5.Energized, passionate, change agent with personal commitment to deliver quality projects

6.Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

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

Locations: United States; Wisconsin; Madison

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.