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GE Aviation (US)
Location: New York
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Business & Administration
Category: Painter & Paintsprayers
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:

Unison Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Aviation, is a world leader in the design & manufacture of electrical components, sensors and systems for aircraft, industrial, marine, military and space. Unison's products span the globe and can be found on almost anything flying - from two place trainer airplanes to giant 747's and rockets traveling to space.

We presently have an opening for a 1st shift Painter, working from 7:00 AM- 3:30 PM.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

* Participate in and support team initiatives

* Receive guidance from higher level employees

* Cross-train other employees as needed based upon knowledge and experience

* Prepare and paint a wide variety of products with a range of finishes and processes

* Utilize spray guns, paint cans, and touch up guns to finish product

* Prepare materials for painting by cleaning, masking, ultrasonic cleaning, abrasive blasting, bead blasting, etc.

* Repair errors or faults in materials or surfaces

* Mix and test paint for bellows to determine proper mixture

* Operate high and low temperature ovens, as well as bellows oven

* Monitor airflow and oven charts

* Review expiration date of materials to ensure materials are current

* Must be comfortable with working with a variety of chemicals (i.e. – isopropyl alcohol, ethyl alcohol, MEK, xylene, toluene, etc.)

* Compliantly complete all written and/or electronic labor tracking documentation

* Perform in-process visual inspection of parts before and after product(s) is painted

* Report problems to appropriate resource and / or Coach

* Keep all shift operators informed on special problems involving operation or set up

* Communicate with team to ensure all team members are aware of new processes and / or issues

* May assist with prototype or first time builds

* Assist Engineering and / or Team in development and / or improvement of layout procedures and process sheets

* Perform daily machine preventative maintenance, and change filter as necessary

* Clean paint booths at a minimum once per week, or more frequently as needed

* Keep equipment in operation by making timely adjustments

* Proactively work to improve efficiency and quality of products

* Must be FAA Certified

* Utilize proper PPE, safety equipment, and follow safety procedures

* Other duties as required per department

* 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 Education / GED

* Minimum 1 year of experience in manufacturing


* 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.

* Utilize proper PPE, safety equipment, and follow safety procedures

* Ability to pass Visual Acuity Exam

* Ability and willingness to work 2nd shift

* Ability and willingness to use basic hand tools and measuring devices (verniers, micrometers, measuring tape, calipers, etc.) with training

* Proficient in use of basic computer applications

* Basic understanding of blueprint and process sheet interpretation

* Ability to interpret paint specifications within process sheets

* Understanding of basic mathematical principles; may have to perform metric conversions (i.e. – scale conversions)

Desired Characteristics:

* Prior experience with industrial, commercial, or residential painting

* Prior experience in a self-directed teaming environment

* Prior experience in a manufacturing environment

* Lean manufacturing knowledge

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; New York; Norwich

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

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