Manufacturing Quality Engineer
Lynn , Massachusetts
December 20, 2016
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GE Aviation

Business Segment

Aviation Supply Chain

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Manufacturing Quality Engineer

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Function Segment

Manufacturing Quality

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Quality Engineer 6 will be responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role, you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition you will :

* Act as a change agent driving towards a "Lean" operation and ensure quality procedures are being followed

* Maintain familiarity with manufacturing equipment in order to provide accurate investment planning, as well as appropriate calibration and preventative maintenance

* Maintain process documentation active and enforced in assigned area to ensure consistent quality

* Implement, maintain and continuously improve 5S methodology in assigned areas

* Support Six Sigma programs by driving and coaching Six Sigma projects

* Support all elements of the quality program and drive overall quality in all aspects of manufacturing within the Control COE

* Establish internal processes required to provide high quality materials and services

* Monitors the results of those processes with internal and external customers, determines root cause of any non-conformances, and implements corrective actions

* Document technical data generated to substantiate the assigned components, assemblies and / or systems consistent with quality policies and procedures

* Improve the general, functional, and / or financial performance of the products and projects in the Membrane / Element operations by application of quality and statistical methods

* Manage the Supplier Quality Program to improve the quality of raw materials, or qualify new vendors

* Assist in process changes and new product development

* Apply standard engineering techniques to assigned tasks and ensure that specific goals are met in terms of quality, quantity, and timeliness in order to meet department goals


* Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 3 years of professional work experience)

* A minimum of 1 year of experience in manufacturing, quality, sourcing or operations

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

* Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college

* Six Sigma training

* Ability to evaluate the impact of actions on the business and our customers

* Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines

* Strong attention to detail and accuracy

* Ability to bring assignments to a successful completion

* Ability to work a flexible schedule coincidental with manufacturing functions and global suppliers

* Knowledge of Lean / Six Sigma tools and evidence of their application to solve complex problems in a manufacturing environment

* Knowledge of manufacturing techniques and quality assurance requirements

* Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization

* Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

* Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

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