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General Electric Mechanical/Electrical Assembly Fitter – Shift Work in Rugby, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

At GE Power Conversion we provide electrification solutions, enabling customers to power their energy-intensive operations, and to improve energy efficiency. We are recognized for high-performance ship electric power and electric propulsion systems, energy management and automation and control systems as applied globally across the marine, energy, infrastructure, and industrial sectors. Our manufacturing team produce a wide range of high-performance electrical solutions, to support the growth of renewable energy, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of the future of energy revolution

The purpose of the role is to assemble supplied parts both mechanical and electrical to drawings and produce high quality electrical rotating machines of varying size from pre assembly, main assembly through to final shipping.

Job Description

Main duties include:

  • Mechanical fitting - preparing and building machines for test, fitting drives, couplings, lubrication and cooling systems

  • Sub assembly prep work - assembling mains and neutral terminal boxes, exciter bases, frames

  • Threading of rotors, fitting bearings, setting air gaps, drilling and dowelling

  • Instrumentation fitting and wiring

  • Pipe bending/threading

  • Measuring various components to tight tolerances with micrometers, verniers, bore mics, DTI gauges

  • Machine/shaft alignment

  • Preparation of machine for dispatch – labels, earths, couplings, transit gear

  • Working safely at all times within EHS guidelines

  • Maintaining the standards in the process and procedures during manufacture

  • Achieving production and quality targets

  • Liaising with Area and Team Leaders and other departments

  • Maintaining a clean and tidy work area in line with 5S standards

Key skills/abilities:

  • Skilled mechanical fitter

  • Electrical skills required for the fitting and wiring of instrumentation, auxiliary box wiring

  • Ability to work to and measure to tight tolerances – comfortable using measuring equipment

  • Previous experience of mechanical and electrical fitting to a recognised standard

  • Ability to work to drawings and schematics with complete accuracy, understanding geometric tolerances and key symbols

  • Ability to work within a team, use own initiative to meet production targets and deadlines

  • Flexible to meet business needs, reliable and a positive attitude

  • Available to work shifts, specifically late shift and flexible to support overtime as required

  • Ability to work to instructions and quality standards, completing quality documentation

  • Well organised and accurate with a high attention to detail

  • Previous experience working on rotating machinery would be beneficial

The list of responsibilities is not exhaustive; therefore it is expected that you will show flexibility and cooperation to deliver objectives.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No