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4 months ago
GE Aviation (US)
Location: South Carolina
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Operations
Category: Technician
About Us:
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 Greenville Machine Operator is a skilled role that involves the manufacturing of complex engine components, working with exotic aerospace alloys on some of the latest CNC machine tools in a clean, air-conditioned facility. Following successful completion of the post-employment on-boarding training, the successful candidates will participate in a self-directed team environment to identify and implement process improvement opportunities resulting in improved quality and product flow.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Perform set-ups, tool changes, offsets, and run production on various CNC and non-CNC machines
• Identify and implement process improvement opportunities to include reduction of setup times and improvements in quality and throughput utilizing Lean Manufacturing techniques
• Must perform precision work to exacting tolerances
• Read and understand process operation sheets, tooling sheets, tech plans and associated documents
• Work from blue prints and work instructions to produce parts
• Have the ability to correctly gauge parts and record dimensions
• Change and reset tooling
• Successfully complete applicable special processes and operator certification requirements
• Use measuring equipment, such as micrometers, caliper and gauges
• Understand Part Process Flow (incoming/outgoing)
• Perform preventive maintenance checks
• Be an active contributing member of a high performance, self-directed work team with minimum supervision
• Perform tasks that require manual dexterity
• Complete all required compliance training
• In order to perform the essential functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for the majority of the shift and work in a high production environment

Qualifications/Requirements:
• High School diploma or GED
• A minimum of 1 year of full time manufacturing experience with manual or Computer Numerical Controlled machining using milling, turning, lasering and grinding processes or
• Must be willing to work 2nd or 3rd shift
• Must successfully complete a mechanical skills assessment and a pre-employment physical/drug screen and on-going random drug screens

Desired Characteristics:
• An associate’s degree or higher in a manufacturing or engineering discipline (for example, Computer Integrated Machining or Engineering Technology) including graduation from any recognized machinist or toolmaker apprenticeship or certification program
• The ability to work from layouts and dimensions on drawings and read manual gauges
• The ability to load, align, and set up machine per drawing instructions and maintain quality production records
• The ability to read blueprints and be able to read shop math and have proficient knowledge of machining methods and cutting tools
• Strong computer skills are preferred
• Must be able to wear personal protective equipment (safety glasses, gloves, hats, and safety shoes)

Locations: United States; South Carolina; Piedmont

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

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