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Machinist - 3rd Shift
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General Electric (GE) | Loves Park, IL
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Job Description

Machinist - 3rd Shift

* GE Aviation
* Entry-Level
* Posted 5/22/2018 5:54:03 PM
* 3079641
* Job Function: Manufacturing
* Business Segment: Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems

Location(s): United States; Illinois; Loves Park

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Start your career on the right path. Join our results-oriented team at GE Aviation today!

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.

Role Summary:

The Machine Operator 3rd shift will operate CNC lathes or other machines as assigned.

We currently have an opening on the third, working 10:00 PM to 6:30 AM.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :

Work from blueprints, operator inspection plans and verbal instructions

Obtain required tooling and materials from departmental storage area, returning when job is completed

Obtain special tooling and inspection equipment as required

Make necessary adjustments to equipment and or tooling to attain specified dimensions and finishes

Perform in-process inspection as required on inspection plans

Change cutting tools and machine attachments as required

Notify coach when supplies reach low limit or are required, when tools need sharpening and when equipment needs maintenance

Move tools and material by hand truck, lift truck, conveyor, or manually

Keep area and equipment clean and orderly and lubricates equipment on a scheduled basis

Fill out all necessary forms and verify counts when work is completed

Other duties as required

Utilize proper PPE, safety equipment, and follow safety procedures

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.


High School Diploma / GED

Minimum of 2 years of CNC machining experience


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.

Ability and willingness to utilize proper PPE, safety equipment, and follow safety procedures

Ability and willingness to work third shift

Functional knowledge of blueprint reading, including GD&T

Desired Characteristics:

Proficienct in the set up and operation of Okuma and Hardinge / Miyano lathes and one or more of the following: CNC Machining Centers / Cells, CNC lathes, and conventional machines (i.e., mills, drills, lathes, grinders, hobs, etc.)

Prior experience setting up and operating manual lathes and mills

Capable of troubleshooting machinery

Prior experience in a teaming environment

Actively pursues opportunities for cross-training (as both trainer and / or trainee)

Exhibits ability to add lines of code to programs as needed

Understanding of the reasoning behind process dimensions and operation sequence

Consistently meets productivity and efficiency expectations

Ability to proactively mediate / facilitate team discussions

Engage in sustaining engineering to resolve issues

Ability to train others on all required computer applications

Proven ability to demonstrate external focus, clear thinking, inclusiveness, expertise, imagination and courage

Safety conscious

Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We're passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We're diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we're manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world's toughest problems. Join us and you'll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you'll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it's the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we've got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you're passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

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Locations: United States; Illinois; Loves Park

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

About General Electric (GE)

At GE Appliances, we are imagination at work.  GE Appliances’ vision is to be recognized as the leading brand for performance and efficiency, and as a team, we are committed to delivering an outstanding ownership experience for our customers. Join us and be part of that journey.