General Electric Lead Manufacturing Engineer in Ft Worth, Texas

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Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

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Role Summary:

The Lead Manufacturing Engineer will develop manufacturing processes for new programs and improve existing processes to achieve safety, quality, on time delivery, and productivity goals. This position will play a lead role in developing, improving and integrating processes associated with the site manufacturing processes.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Lead Manufacturing Engineer, you will:

  • Work cross functionally with machine operators, design engineers, quality, sourcing and other functions to develop processes for new programs, and handle development and support for existing programs

  • Troubleshoot and debug equipment, communicate problems and develop solutions to fix and improve the process

  • Translate technical processes and methods to train and empower production employees in the manufacturing techniques required for greatest effectiveness and equipment capability

  • Assist Production Supervisors, programmers, and production employees in resolving manufacturing process problems through root cause analysis and permanent corrective action

  • Perform NC programming and optimize NC programs for cycle time reductions

  • Develop fixturing and tooling solutions, as needed, both cutting tools and fixturing

  • Maintain and lead improvement efforts on site NC network / program communications / etc to support NC machining activities Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Engineering discipline from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Manufacturing Engineering Specialist

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Numerical Control machining equipment (multi-axis lathes and mills with live tooling) –from both operational and maintenance standpoint Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering from an accredited college or university preferably

  • Working knowledge of NC machining equipment (multi-axis lathes and mills with live tooling) – from both operational and maintenance standpoint

  • Ability to read and understand NC machine code (G code) and related tools including CAM software (Edgecam preferred), writing CAM source code, solid modeling (Unigraphics preferred) and cad tools (ACAD preferred)

  • Demonstrated proficiency interpreting engineering drawings (machining and assembly) including geometrical tolerancing and metrology skills

  • Hands-on mindset, ability and willingness to perform on-machine testing

  • Technical writing ability in the area of methods and written instructions

  • Experience with product hydro pressure testing

  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills, with above average skills in geometry, trigonometry, and statistics along with the ability to think spatially

  • Ability to effectively communicate to multiple levels of the organization, both verbally and through written communication, including with vendors

  • Experience creating and improving shop floor layouts

  • Self-motivated and self-driven proven project leadership

  • Ability productively manage multiple projects concurrently

  • Ability to analyze data and problems, identify root causes and provide efficient solutions using structured methodologies including Lean, Six Sigma, Shainin, etc

  • Proficiency in MS Office tools, specifically Excel (including macros) Locations: United States; Texas; HoustonGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.