Production Quality Engineer Lead in Bangor, Maine

GE Vernova

Job Description Summary

This role will be responsible for product quality review associated with the manufacturing process and New Product Introduction (NPI). Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team. Executes standard operational/technical tasks typically subject to instructions and work routines. There is latitude to rearrange the sequence to complete task/duties based on changing work situations.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ownership includes both quality assurance and quality control for New Product Introduction (NPI). Includes quality assurance of products, services, manufacturing processes. Includes conformance in manufacturing, incoming goods control, product inspection, witness points, etc.

  • Author and update quality documents such as control plans (CP), inspection sheets, standardized work instructions, and knowledgeable with process failure mode & effects analysis (PFMEA).

  • Broadening knowledge of own technical discipline to execute policy/strategy. May include support roles with specialized technical field of knowledge; still acquiring higher level knowledge and skills.

  • In-depth understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work. Good understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.

  • Resolves issues in situations that require good technical knowledge and judgment within established procedures. Consults more senior team members for issues outside of defined instructions/parameters.

  • A job at this level requires good interpersonal skills and may be required to lead a junior team. For customer facing roles, develops strong customer relationships and serves as the interface between customer and GE. Explains technical information to others.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Quality, Continuous Improvement.

  • At least 1 year of leadership leading teams or projects effectively.

  • Ability to use systematic approach to problem solve. (i.e., 8-D, Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), component swap, design of experiments (DOE), PDCA, and cause-and-effect diagram to identify root causes, implement corrective actions, and prevent recurrence)

Desired Characteristics

  • 3 years of experience in production quality.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with ability to convey information clearly and inspire a team.

  • Ability to analyze complex situations and make informed decisions.

  • Knowledgeable with GD&T and print reading.

  • Knowledgeable with measurement systems analysis (MSA) tools such as Gage Repeatability & Reproducibility (GRR).

  • Knowledgeable with process assessment tools such as SPC & capability indices.

  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and willingness to learn and grow.

The base pay range for this position is 80,000.00 -85,600 . The specific pay offered may be influenced by a variety of factors, including the candidate’s experience, education, and skill set. This position is also eligible for 10% performance bonus/variable incentive compensation/equity. ​

*The company pays a geographic differential of 100%, 120%, or 130% of salary in certain areas.

This posting is expected to close on June 28, 2024 or when suitable candidate identified.

Healthcare benefits include medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage; access to a Health Coach, a 24/7 nurse-based resource; and access to the Employee Assistance Program, providing 24/7 confidential assessment, counseling and referral services. Retirement benefits include the GE Retirement Savings Plan, a tax-advantaged 401(k) savings opportunity with company matching contributions and company retirement contributions, as well as access to Fidelity resources and planning consultants. Other benefits include tuition assistance, adoption assistance, paid parental leave, disability insurance, life insurance, and paid time-off for vacation or illness.

General Electric Company, Ropcor, Inc., their successors, and in some cases their affiliates, each sponsor certain employee benefit plans or programs (i.e., is a “Sponsor”). Each Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, amend, suspend, replace, or modify its benefit plans and programs at any time and for any reason, in its sole discretion. No individual has a vested right to any benefit under a Sponsor’s welfare benefit plan or program. This document does not create a contract of employment with any individual.

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.

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 drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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