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General Electric Manufacturing Engineer, Process Improvement in Vandalia, Ohio

Role Summary:The Manufacturing Engineer, Process Improvement will assist with investigating root cause analysis along with facilitating process improvements at the Vandalia Plant. This position will report to the Lead Continuous Improvement Engineer and will focus on defining, designing, and implementing continuous improvement projects.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Implement operational excellence & continuous improvement throughout the site using Lean and Six Sigma principles

  • Monitor quality of materials and product using data analytics

  • Coordinate investigations in failure analysis, troubleshooting, rework / repair of non-conforming manufactured product to determine root cause

  • Implement corrective and preventative action plans

  • Act as a change agent around continuous improvement opportunities

  • Review and analyze process data for continuous improvement and implement changes

  • Work directly on the production floor with the team members

  • Serve as focal for site layout improvements

  • Maintain and enforce safe work practices and adhere to environmental, safety, and health standards


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Manufacturing)

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Knowledge of Lean & Six Sigma principles

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Ability to act autonomously with little supervision

  • Demonstrated attention to detail, organization, and time management skills


  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal, written, visual)

  • Demonstrated initiative and self-motivation

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Additional Eligibility Qualifications: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). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.Additional Locations:United States;Ohio;Vandalia;