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General Electric Special Processes Engineer for Heat Treatments in Rivalta di Torino, Italy

Job Description Summary

The Special Processes Engineer for Heat Treatments demonstrates accountability for functional and business objectives. In this role he/she will integrate and develop heat treatment processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage issues within functional area(s) of expertise, be involved in sustaining the capability and capacity level of the Heat Treatment Shop and support the new technologies introduction in the specific field.

She/He will develop the heat treatment portion of the manufacturing process to achieve the required targets in terms of process robustness, product quality, product cost, capacity sustainment.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop and industrialize the heat treatment process for aero-engine components, including the design of the manufacturing sequence and work instructions, the definition of process parameters and the selection of the appropriate equipment

  • Design inspection methods, sampling plan and applicable process control methodologies, including applicable tests and coupon design

  • Support the shop activities in the development phase of the process, by training the operators on the correct interpretation of the work instruction and tuning the process

  • Get input from the Business in terms of a problem involving inadequate values of FTY, WIP, cost, lead time or machinery saturation of a stated product or product family

  • Following the steps of a six sigma approach, identify, develop, evaluate, and introduce engineering solutions to meet near term and long range engineering needs

  • Provide technical support to materials engineers, specialists, technicians and shop operators, providing the necessary training and maintaining the personnel qualification according to the specs.

  • Perform internal / external audits to guarantee the surveillance on the accountable processes and verify RCCA and implementation plans

  • Be accountable for audits on the specific processes

  • Effectively communicate and provide recommendations through the analysis, preparation and presentation of technical data to internal and external GE customers using reports, records, and letters

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Master Degree in Material Science, Physics, Chemistry, Materials Engineering, Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering

  • Academic knowledge on heat treatments and thermo-chemical (carburizing, nitriding) processes of steel and aluminum alloys

  • Fluency in English and Italian

  • EU Work Permit

  • Ability to communicate effectively and contribute to team projects Interface Customers for major issues

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Problem analysis and resolution skills

  • Six Sigma green belt or similar background

  • Root cause analysis training

  • Limited experience in an heat treatment specialist or equivalent role

  • Awareness about AMS 2750 (heat treat pyrometry spec)

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