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General Electric Lead Manufacturing Engineer in Pompano Beach, Florida

Job Description Summary

The Lead Manufacturing Engineer develops, implements, and supports processes and equipment for new and legacy electronic products for civil and defense aerospace applications.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

The Lead Manufacturing Engineer will:

  • Utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals

  • Develop and maintain manufacturing work instructions and related documentation

  • Design and build / procure necessary fixtures and tooling to manufacture electronic assemblies and products

  • Support assembly equipment upgrades from purchase through installation

  • Conduct cost / benefit analysis for changes to manufacturing processes and / or equipment

  • Lead New Product Introductions and the transition of product lines between sites (Pompano Beach & Long Island)

  • Assist Production Supervisors and production employees in resolving manufacturing process problems through a drive to root cause and permanent corrective action

  • Attend cross-functional quality sessions and track/drive root cause analysis and corrective actions for Cell issues

  • Support EHS projects in cell

  • Drive Process Improvement / Cycle Reduction initiatives and drive productivity improvements via process changes or improvements

  • Ensure processes contribute to a safe work environment

  • Identify and reduce sources of labor efficiency variations

  • Identify and reduce product quality issues caused by process variation

  • Support the quality function through integration of ISO / QC documentation and manufacturing work instructions

  • Translate technical processes and methods to train and empower production employees in the manufacturing techniques required for greatest yield effectiveness & equipment capability

  • Lead high impact process and quality improvement projects yielding significant reduction in defects and increased productivity in the Cell

  • Utilize lean-manufacturing principles and participate in action workouts to improve process capability, reduce overall costs and increase capacity

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Manufacturing or Engineering)

  • Minimum of 3 years in Manufacturing or Engineering

Desired Characteristics

  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn​

  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively​

  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed ​

  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative​

  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with a strong preference towards Manufacturing, Mechanical, Aerospace, or Materials from an accredited university or college

  • Direct experience with electronic manufacturing processes or strong education background with aptitude and desire to learn from experienced personnel

  • Developing processes for cleanroom manufacturing and/or prior experience working in a cleanroom

  • Experience with programming and set-up of electronic assembly equipment (e.g. screen printers, SMT assembly machines, reflow ovens, wave solder machine, etc.)

  • Strong background in the interpretation of engineering drawings / specifications and manufacturing processes

  • Experience with fixture designs or improvement

  • Ability to make data driven decisions and utilize Six Sigma and Lean tools

  • Knowledge of safety agency regulations

  • Knowledge of ISO/quality procedures

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes