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Lead Production Quality Engineer

* GE Aviation
* Experienced
* Posted 6/27/2018 3:55:45 PM
* 3104389
* Job Function: Manufacturing
* Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain

Location(s): United States; South Carolina; Piedmont

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.

Working for GE Aviation is exciting & challenging. Come see what you are missing!

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:

In the Lead Production Quality Engineer role, you will own a Turbine Airfoil production line and all the associated Quality activities associated with that product line. Activities in include continuous improving of processes, managing daily defective hardware, supporting cost out efforts and owning specific inspection technologies.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition, the Lead Production Quality Engineer will :

Own part compliance, CI, escapes, QEMs and customer returns for a specific part family

* Ownership includes both quality assurance and quality control of products, services, manufacturing processes

Manage the part conformance in manufacturing, incoming goods control, product inspection, witness points, etc.

Expected to resolve problems through the application of acquired expertise guided by precedent and GE Aviation methodologies

Partner together with external team from the various business units as well as internal teams

Take an active role in developing the Quality's Organization Matrix within the implementation of Brilliant Factory

Assist with facilitating CID efforts for a part family

Serve as the site's point person for escapes, QEMs and customer returns including defect investigations and CA's

Be GEAPS focal person for Quality Team…Take a big role in GEAPS methodology for Quality

Participating in the PCC board meetings

Communicates with direct team and leadership

Present to internal teams on metrics, project status and research

Actively participate in strengthening our teaming culture by supporting the advancement of Teaming principles consistent with the site's Teaming strategy


Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

A minimum of 4 years of manufacturing experience or Operations Management Leadership Program (OMLP) graduates


Willingness to flex work schedule based on business requirements

Desired Characteristics:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (preferably in an Engineering discipline)

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

Strong problem-solving skills

Strong Analytical skills with a focus on technology

Prior GE Aviation Intern / Co-op experience

Lean Technology understanding and experience

4 years Manufacturing experience in a fast-paced production environment

Ability to adapt to change

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; South Carolina; Piedmont

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.