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General Electric Lead Additive Manufacturing Engineer in West Chester, Ohio

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Job Description Summary

The Lead Additive Manufacturing Engineer will demonstrate leadership in executing business and program goals for additive manufacturing process development, improvement and component fabrication. In this role, you will utilize engineering and manufacturing skills to solve problems and advance the art of additive technology through multiple hardware ownership, program management and process expertise.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • The Lead Additive Manufacturing Engineer will work in a hands-on environment to develop new and improved processes for additive manufacturing technology specifically on metal binder jet.

  • Lead execution of in- house process improvement DOEs.

  • Produce prototype hardware and teach design for additive manufacturing to the broader team.

  • Lead engineer will be expected to interact with Design, EMS, Quality, Materials and external customers.

  • Execute the design, analysis or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements

  • Provide technical leadership to personnel supporting the assigned project in the area of metal binder jet.

  • Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures and complete analysis of the data with recommendations.

  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments

  • Participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues

  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews

  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 6 years experience in manufacturing or design engineering

  • A minimum of 4 years experience in a manufacturing role or process role.

  • Good communication skills and the ability to interact with customers.

Desired Characteristics

  • 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

  • Working knowledge of manufacturing work instructions, shop planning and router creation.

  • Equipment troubleshooting and root cause analysis.

  • Working knowledge or understanding of GE quality system.

  • Established project management skills.

  • Lean Six Sigma experience and/or formal training.

  • Experience with CAD and STL models.

  • Working knowledge of additive process parameters and equipment with preference in metal binder jet.

  • Knowledge of process related standards of GE Aviation.

Additional Job Description

Additional Job Description

  • Additive technology experience is a plus with preference in metal binder jet.

  • Experience performing design of experiments and associated documentation

  • Fluency in geometric dimensioning and tolerances (GD&T)

  • Experience using statistical tools and concepts (Excel, Minitab, Cpk, ANOVA)

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 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