Supplier Quality Engineer for Aerospace Forgings and Metal Powder Manufacturing Process. This role is for people with a solid foundation in the Alloy Powder Manufacturing and Forgings processes, who can apply that knowledge to lead supplier quality improvement. In this role, you will drive quality for assigned suppliers, including quality plan implementation. Select suppliers through qualification processes. Own supplier results, drive improvements utilizing supplier scorecards. Own supplier audits, ensuring compliance, and driving improvement plans where needed. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work. In-depth understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Role is responsible for supplier processes, from initial qualification, maintenance, and necessary improvement driven by business quality needs.
Position includes regular supplier audits and system assessments for quality preparedness and process controls to remain adherent to GE process specifications and agency regulations.
Requires specialized knowledge within the function. Influence the development of strategy for the area of responsibility, including control of resources and influences policy formulation.
Interprets simple internal and external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes, or services. Stays informed of industry trends that may inform work.
Uses high level of judgment to make decisions and handle complex tasks or problems in areas of operational, product management, manufacturing, technology, or engineering. Has ability to assess quality of information given and ask pertinent questions to stakeholders. Able to offer new solutions to problems outside of set parameters and can construct and provide recommendations. Uses multiple internal and some external sources outside of own function to help arrive at a decision.
May lead functional teams or projects with minimal resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity. Communicates difficult concepts and may influence others' options on specific topics. May guide others to consider a different point of view.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (or a high school diploma/GED with a minimum of 4 years (material science, Engineering, Quality experience) + minimum of 3 years (material science, engineering or quality experience)
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Alloy Powder Manufacturing & Forgings Processes
Demonstrated experience in manufacturing or supplier quality, statistical analysis
Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills.
Demonstrated history of problem solving, root cause and corrective action methodology, data analysis and quality experience
Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn
Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively
Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed
Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative
Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker
Demonstrated alloy powder manufacturing knowledge and experience
Demonstrated isothermal forging process knowledge and experience
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.
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: No
#LI-Remote - This is a remote position
GE Aerospace is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. At GE Aerospace, we believe the world works better when it flies.