General Electric Machine Operator- Offshift in Loves Park, Illinois

Role Summary:

The Machine Operator will work in the Machine Shop running machines as assigned. We currently have openings for an off-shift position.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will:

  • Must be able to set-up and run (2) multi-axis machining centers with live tooling Work from blueprints, operator inspection plans and verbal instructions

  • Obtain required tooling and materials from departmental storage area, returning when job is completed

  • Obtain special tooling and inspection equipment as required

  • Make necessary adjustments to equipment and or tooling to attain specified dimensions and finishes

  • Perform in-process inspection as required on inspection plans

  • Change cutting tools and machine attachments as required

  • Notify coach when supplies reach low limit or are required, when tools need sharpening and when equipment needs maintenance

  • Move tools and material by hand truck, lift truck, conveyor, or manually

  • Keep area and equipment clean and orderly and lubricates equipment on a scheduled basis

  • Fill out all necessary forms and verify counts when work is completed

  • Utilize proper PPE, safety equipment, and follow safety procedures

  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School Diploma / GEDMinimum of 2 years of CNC machining experience

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

  • Proficient in the set up and operation of Okuma and Hardinge / Miyano lathes and one or more of the following: CNC Machining Centers / Cells, CNC lathes, and conventional machines (i.e., mills, drills, lathes, grinders, hobs, etc.)

  • Prior experience setting up and operating manual lathes and mills

  • Capable of troubleshooting machinery

Desired Characteristics:

  • Prior experience in a teaming environment

  • Actively pursues opportunities for cross-training (as both trainer and / or trainee)

  • Exhibits ability to add lines of code to programs as needed

  • Understanding of the reasoning behind process dimensions and operation sequence

  • Consistently meets productivity and efficiency expectations

  • Ability to proactively mediate / facilitate team discussions

  • Engage in sustaining engineering to resolve issues

  • Ability to train others on all required computer applications

  • Proven ability to demonstrate external focus, clear thinking, inclusiveness, expertise,imagination and courage

  • Safety conscious candidates must be detailed oriented as parts ran through this cell are complex, with many machined features with tight tolerances

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Illinois; Loves Park

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.