4 months ago
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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.
The Inspection Technologist will provide first line support and leadership for Inspection Technologies applications. This position is part of the GE Rutland Masters & Pillar program to develop talented individuals for our highly skilled positions in inspection technologies and leadership pipeline roles.
Create, modify, maintain and improve current inspection processes for new and existing hardware. Proactively facilitate/drive process improvements and technical solutions to inspection processes as part of the continuous improvement process. Provide “hands on” troubleshooting, maintenance, and problem resolution at the shop floor level. Act as key interface with customer base and OEM service personnel. Program members will be required to complete a final Capstone project requiring complete design and implementation of an inspection system or plan (e.g. fixturing, programming, documentation, data collection). After graduation of the program, the Specialist will be expected to complete projects with limited supervision. It is a three and one-half (3 ½) year curriculum consisting of on-the-job training, on-site technical & leadership training, and college coursework through Vermont Technical College. VTC courses include on-line and lab components. Labs are conducted at the Randolph Center campus five (5) Saturdays per semester. The OTJ and on-site training are paid on company time. GE reimburses the tuition for the VTC courses. Participants must maintain satisfactory academic and on-the-job performance to remain in the program.
Tasks to Include:
* Provide floor level technical leadership and support to automated cells.
* Vision systems programming and integration for existing or new product/process introduction.
* CAD/CAM for inspection processes.
* Work with the business & quality teams to identify and implement new project priorities through quality requirements.
* Create and maintain technical and quality documentation.
* Provides “hands on” troubleshooting, problem resolution and prioritization.
* Effectively communicate with Business Leader’s, technical team forum and quality personnel across the business.
* Direct and mentor operational team members with respect to inspection technologies processes/equipment.
* Actively participate in AWO’s by applying tools to develop standard work and drive action items to closure.
* Ability and willingness to complete college coursework equivalent to approximately 45 credits towards a Bachelor of Science degree from Vermont Technical College.
* Ability and willingness to complete on-site GE leadership/technical training and Vermont Technical College courses. VTC courses include on-line and lab components. Labs are conducted at the Randolph Center campus 5 Saturdays per semester. Must maintain satisfactory academic and on-the-job performance.
* Ability and willingness to complete a 3 ½ year (6,720 hours minimum) program of OJT.
* Must be able to work 2nd or 3rd shift, and weekends. Program graduates will likely be assigned to off-shifts.
* Advanced math (geometry & trigonometry) skills, and ability to read and write technical documents (technical manuals, blueprints).
* Proven work record demonstrating success in a teaming environment, demonstrated leadership, self-direction, with strong interpersonal communication skills.
* Demonstrated complex problem solving and analytical abilities.
* Manufacturing and/or machining experience with automated production systems.
* Demonstrated “hands on” mechanical aptitude.
* Ability to read product drawings.
* MS Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Outlook computer skills.
* Apprentice graduate or equivalent.
* Bachelors/Associates degree, or equivalent experience.
* Prior involvement with GE Action Workouts, Lean initiatives and working knowledge of Six Sigma tools.
* Previous experience with robotic operation and troubleshooting.
* Demonstrated manufacturing process improvement accomplishments.
* Proficiency in basic computer programming, database management, drive mapping/file structure.
* Ability to troubleshoot mechanical setups, machinery, systems, programs, controllers, and related software from both a language and application standpoint
* Extensive NC Machining and manual machining experience and knowledge, including robotics.
* Ability to read electrical/mechanical schematics and drawings.
* Previous CAD/CAM experience; UG/NX preferred.
* Basic GD&T understanding
Locations: United States; Vermont; Rutland