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General Electric Special Process Owner for Inspection in Singapore, Singapore

Job Description Summary

Special Process Owner in Inspection associated with the manufacturing process. Drives systematic improvements in inspection interpretation of the Engine Shop Manual, authors and executes local inspection technique sheets and Quality Control Work Instructions and industrializes new technologies to advance the state of the art in inspection. Measured outcomes can include repair yield, work scope creep mitigation and improvement in Gate 1 closure TAT.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manufacturing Engineering Special Process Owner (SPO) associated with inspection (Gate 1) processes

  • Technical expert for measurement and inspection processes providing shop support to drive business improvements (delivery, quality, safety, cost, scrap reduction, etc.)

  • Coordinate with global peers to leverage best practices, communicate lessons learned, and drive Gate 1 improvements to achieve yield entitlement and best in class cost of ownership

  • Industrialize new inspection (Gate 1) equipment and processes including defining resource needs, Engine Shop Manual interpretation, Mfg process flow, and digital/IT infrastructure enhancements

  • Ability to interpret engineering Engine Shop Manual (ESM) and Standard Practice Manual (SPM) requirements and institute best practices, interpretation, and measuring for surface and sub-surface anomalies and dimensional characteristics. Conditions include, but are not limited to corrosion, nicks, dents, scratches, and dimensional

  • Institutionalize LEAN practices to improve delivery

Required Qualifications:

  • This role requires significant experience in the Manufacturing & Manufacturing Engineering Specialist. Knowledge level is comparable to a Master's degree from an accredited university or college ( or a high school diploma with relevant experience).

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to collaborate within a global network and peers

  • Comprehensive knowledge of underlying repair shop inspection principles, approaches, and initiatives

  • Familiarity with non-destructive testing such as structured light inspection, Eddy Current, FPI, Infra-red inspection, XRF technology, and Ultrasonic testing

  • Understanding and ability to direct LEAN improvements

  • Understanding of shop operations and manufacturing processes

  • Familiar with optical and dimensional inspection equipment and processes

  • Familiarity and ability to improve fielded hardware cleaning practices (process flow and practices associated with chemical cleaning, high pressure waterjet, and grit blast).

  • Familiar with GD&T, GR&R, and SPC

  • Familiar with IT and digital processes (data flow and management)

  • Ability to support the design and adoption of inspection tooling and fixturing

  • Solid project management skills and demonstrated history of effective horizontal leadership

  • Ability to communicate with shop operators and business leaders to drive improvements

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to calculate and present business cases in support of change

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong decision-making skills and the ability to identify problems and propose solutions

  • Ability to interpret and understand aircraft engine manuals and understanding and working knowledge of MRO operations

  • Working knowledge of MS Office

  • 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

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes