|Role Summary/Purpose The Coatings Process Engineer will support the on-going introduction of new technology, equipment, and coatings processes in our 200+ person facility where high pressure turbine airfoil blades are manufactured. In this role, you will prove to be both challenging and exciting as you will successfully scope, plan, implement and optimize diffusion coatings technology and its use in the business. In this role, you will:
Essential Responsibilities Provide the technical leadership for diffusion coatings processes / products attaining quality excellence with cost superiority
Develop a thorough understanding of core process, which consist primarily of diffusion coatings and heat treatment applications
Interface with Design Engineers, Materials Engineers, Engine Assembly and vendors as appropriate to ensure smooth flow of quality hardware at lower cost
Support / trouble shoot all related process specific equipment – including degreasers, electro-plating lines, vacuum furnaces, grit blasters, atmosphere furnaces, etc
Facilitate specific coatings process development and continuous improvement by learning all aspects of diffusion coatings including plating, blasting, metallography, mount prep, coating type classification, characterization, etc
Provide technical leadership on state-of-the-art investment and methods to improve quality, inventory turnover and cost performance for coatings’ core processes
Provide day to day technical support to the personnel / equipment associated with diffusion coatings
Support, identify, and implement lean initiatives for coatings lead time improvement
Develop, maintain and improve coating related special tooling
Maintain technical plans, generate and compile source substantiation data for all processes
Qualifications/Requirements Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college (or a High School Diploma / GED and a minimum of 4 years of manufacturing experience in a leadership role)
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS :
Ability and willingness to work off-shift as needed
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 Demonstrated leadership experience
Prior experience in a team-based environment
Prior manufacturing experience
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