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General Electric Lead Manufacturing Engineer in Remote, Massachusetts

Job Description Summary

The Lead Manufacturing Engineer will manage and coordinate cost out projects in support of the Sourcing Organization within the Global Machining and Fabrication commodity. You will organize and coordinate multi-functional teams to execute on product cost initiatives, support the Sourcing team and suppliers to resolve technical issues, and provide expertise to the team on manufacturing processes. This role impacts departmental operations responsible for planning/execution.

This role is open to remote work within the Northeast/New England area for regional suppliers.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Define and control production process including tooling and equipment

  • Validate design specifications and shop floor application of new product, tools, or equipment

  • Develop new solutions under guidance and/or in a team setting or based upon precedents in the organizations

  • Work on cross functional teams, and communicate about project approach and present outcomes of research done to Senior Leadership

  • Participate in LEAN initiative, and engage Six Sigma tools for process improvements

  • Conduct cost/benefit analysis for changes to processes and/or equipment and actively drive positive change

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

  • Facilitate and undertake all elements of manufacturing engineering such as process planning, tooling, inspection criteria / equipment and lean methodologies

Required Qualifications

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

  • At least 3 years of experience in Manufacturing, Engineering or Production Management

Desired Characteristics

  • Souring, Shop Operations, or Production Control experience

  • Manufacturing Experience in Aerospace or Automotive a plus

  • Experience in milling/turning processes.

  • 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

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