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General Electric Machinist in Schenectady, New York

Job Description Summary

In the Machinist role, employees will set up and operate a variety of manual and numerically controlled machine tools.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Work from drawings, sketches, and other instructions to perform machining operations such as mill, turn, face, bore, groove, contour, dovetail, drill, tap, etc. to precise electrical and mechanical tolerances

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Associate's Degree in a Machining discipline and a minimum of 1 year general machine shop experience in set-up and operation of a variety of manual and CNC machines: including mills, drills, grinders, broaches, turret lathes, horizontal bore, EDM, engine lathes, etc.

OR

  • High School Diploma/GED with a Machining certification from an accredited university with courses that cover: Mathematics, CNC Milling, CNC Lathes, Print Reading, Machine Tooling, G&M code, FANUC controls, and hands on machine application (i.e. capstone, shop hours) and a minimum of 1 year general machine shop experience in set-up and operation of a variety of manual and CNC machines: including mills, drills, grinders, broaches, turret lathes, horizontal bore, EDM, engine lathes, etc.

OR

  • High School Diploma / GED with a Journeyman's card with completion of a Machining apprentice program and a minimum of 1 year general machine shop experience in set-up and operation of a variety of manual and CNC machines: including mills, drills, grinders, broaches, turret lathes, horizontal bore, EDM, engine lathes, etc.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability, with or without accommodation, to lift/push/pull at least 50 pounds

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime as required

  • Ability and willingness to work occasional weekend shifts

  • Ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment, for example safety glasses, gloves, ear plugs, and safety shoes

  • Ability and willingness to take a pre-employment test and submit to technical interview

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.

Desired

  • Strong math skills

  • Able to use, read, and understand measuring tools

  • Knowledge of common PC tools, Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.

  • Reading comprehension; understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

  • Able to follow written instructions and take verbal instructions

  • Able to work with computerized shop floor tools to include, but not limited to: vouchering systems, on-line quality programs, and payroll management tools

  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team with minimal supervision

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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: No

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