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General Electric NC Programmer/Manufacturing Engineer in Schenectady, New York

Job Description Summary

Develop, implement, and support safe and reliable machining process solutions which include specification of tooling, writing NC programs, and performing training mainly for the Schenectady Rotor / Field Machine shop and the Large Machining Shop and Services Machining scope.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Code and develop NC Programs for use on Lathes, HBM’s, NC Machine Centers, Field Slotters, and other NC driven equipment.

  • Use your experience with APT, G code, Vericut, Mastercam, CAD/CAMM software and knowledge of Fanuc Controllers to develop large machine tool programs. Train operators to execute your programs successfully with quality results

  • Support all technical aspects of new unit as well as services work in rotors, fields, and large machine bays of the cell.

  • Work with industry tooling engineers to specify and procure safe and reliable tooling on a timely basis in support of the production schedules.

  • Develop and revise tooling and NC programs in support of cycle and cost out initiatives, geared at working in team approach with machinists to improve processes on a regular meeting rhythm.

  • Develop process workflow definition and estimate timing (lean standard work or L1’s) to assist operations team to better understand and plan your processes and guide them in hitting cycle and handbook.

  • Develop build books for new units and services jobs

  • Participate in teams with union to ensure best understanding of processes and to ensure particular machines stay on production track. Resolve technical issues promptly.

  • Ensure programs, tooling and planning paperwork are available on time for start of jobs

  • Develop training materials and planning in support of work packages. Lead ME component of machinist training and qualifications as assigned.

  • Lead the development of EHS best practices for programs and processes

  • Work cross functionally to solve process issues

  • Initiate and lead capital equipment projects that support new product designs, factory capacity additions, and quality improvement goals.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in mathematics, engineering, programming, or computer science discipline (OR Associates Degree in engineering, machining, or programming discipline with a minimum 2 years experience in machining or programming role).

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in machining, programming, or manufacturing engineering role.

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to read drawings. Knowledge of ANSI Y14.5 Geometric Tolerancing Standards

  • Strong knowledge and significant experience working in NC programming, machining and related planning.

  • Good oral and written communication skills, and organization ability.

  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.

  • Self-motivated and able to meet deadlines

  • Significant Solid Modeling Experience, Siemens NX proficiency

  • Significant hands on experience using CAM software with machine centers

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No