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Production Engineer

  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 1/11/2018 4:51:10 AM
  • Job #: 3038620
  • Location(s): United Kingdom; Leicester

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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.

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Role Summary:
Advanced Manufacturing Engineers provide dedicated technical support to a nominated production line within the Groby facility. Successful candidates should expect to work in a fast-paced, customer focused production environment, providing quick and effective solutions to daily production issues, support New Product Introductions, Custom Product Opportunities and Capability Development (NPIs, CPOs & CD) and contribute to longer-term Continus/process improvements to drive productivity.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Design, procurement and validation of manufacturing, assembly and test tooling/fixtures
  • Development and ownership of assembly processes and procedures
  • Provide electro-mechanical support to production floor
  • Preparation, release and control of Work Instructions detailing critical assembly operations
  • Creation of product routings within ERP system
  • Support all aspects of pre-production and post-launch production through to project closure.
  • Influence design to ensure new designs are optimised for manufacture, performance, yield and cost
  • Lead PFMEA and Process Mapping activities to identify manufacturing risks and optimise build/test processes

  • HNC/HND or equivalent experience in mechanical or manufacturing engineering discipline.
  • Sound understanding of stress/strain and ability to apply to pressure systems design.
  • Understanding of Electromechanical Assembly/Sub Assy, in a technical production environment.
  • Knowledge of Design for Manufacturability, Lean Manufacturing techniques, Quality System, and SPC tools.
  • Hands-on capability with good knowledge of manufacturing and calibration/validation processes.
  • Ability to use CAD (Pro/Engineer, SolidWorks or AutoCAD) to design fixtures and analyse product designs.
  • Lead and be contributing member of cross functional teams
  • Strong background in interpretation of Engineering drawings/specifications, and manufacturing process planning/evaluation.
  • Strong Analytical, problem solving and inter-personal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience in technical writing and procedure development.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website:

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience of using SAP ERP
  • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Experience with pressure measurement technologies
  • Support and/or Design experience with calibration and characterization systems

Locations: United Kingdom; Leicester

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.

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