General Electric Molding Advanced Manufacturing Engineer in Various, Hungary

About Us:

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.

Industrial Solutions, empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software and services to protect, control and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. The business provides customers, across various industries, with end-to-end product and service solutions that help

ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. Industrial Solutions’ product and service solutions add to GE’s broader portfolio of leading technology solutions for the delivery, management, conversion and optimization of electrical power for customers across multiple energy-intensive industries. To learn more, please visit: www.geindustrial.com.

Role Summary:

GE offers a great work environment and challenging careers. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer for all, including minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled. In this role, you will be part of a team of engineers, toolmakers, and technicians whose mission is to lead the introduction of new products (NPI), Productivity, and support continuous improvement of existing product lines.

Essential Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will work within the constraints of budget, schedule, and scope while managing risk and ensuring adherence to established processes and methodologies. The candidate will also be responsible for NPI tool de-bugging, process and technology development and tool validation, as well as supporting other engineers on projects as an injection molding and process development subject matter expert.

  • Initiate and lead strategic plastics molding projects with NPI Teams, Advanced Manufacturing Engineers, and Productivity Leaders at the earliest possible stage using established and appropriate or defined engineering principles and procedures

  • Define technological developments which influence the requirements of Industrial Solutions products

  • Be a technical expert in molding methods: injection, compression, mold-flow process, tooling DFM

  • Partner with leading universities, government agencies and laboratories to support applied research in resin material technology

  • Manage R&D and Productivity projects for timing, resources, and budget to present at both technical and executive reviews

  • Uses Lean techniques to determine process standards and technology required to meet the quality and reliability objectives of finished product

  • Applies statistical methods and mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, staff requirements, and production standards

  • Visit and evaluate global GE plants that plastic molding processes

  • Develop an in depth understanding of current technology in use

  • Identify strengths and weaknesses with existing process to develop global plastic molding strategy

  • Promote safety, environmental responsibility and continuous quality improvement in accordance with company policies.

  • Manage the development, maintenance, and documentation of plastic molding processes and procedures in accordance with industry codes and product requirements

  • Interpret technical requirements and ensure compliance with materials codes, regulations, and customer specifications.

  • Assist in reviewing all new product CAD models, plastic molding requirements

  • Conduct investigations to determine root cause of molding failure/non-conformance and prepare results report to resolve quality issues

  • Prepare instructional material and conduct training on various plastic and molding subject matter

  • Ensure qualification of process tech and molding processes and procedures, and technology. Support coordination and planning of engineering and plant training

  • Support the continued use and expansion of additive manufacturing

  • Develops plastics molding procedures and approves vendor submitted procedures

  • Identify funding requirements for annual budget process

  • Keep up to date with latest technology in Industry and Academia

  • Identify and understand supplier capability (strengths and weaknesses)

  • Attend and represent GE at industry conferences

  • Works with design engineering and project management to ensure the moldability of product components for manufacturing assembly and product performance

  • Customer focused, formulates plans based on the development of innovative new designs in resolving advanced technical engineering problems

  • Work closely with business teams to identify and prioritize product lines that need cost or performance improvement

  • Partner with global plants to improve process reliability, product throughput and quality

  • Monitor the results to insure the new system/technology is meeting the objectives

  • Look for ways to globalize successful implementation across the business and share ideas with the global team

  • Demonstrates an extensive technical expertise and application of engineering principles, concepts, and theory

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • B.S. Engineering (Plastics, Materials, Mechanical)

  • Significant relevant industry experience

  • Experience in design for plastics injection-mold fabrication processes

  • Strong knowledge in Scientific Molding and analysis tools including Moldflow

  • 3D modeling (Pro E or Creo preferred) hands on experience

  • Knowledge of the plastics molecular structure and the polimerization process either in thermoplastics or in thermosets and use of analysis software (Moldflow)

  • Experience and understanding of the development and design of plastic parts, insert molded parts, and assemblies

  • Project management skills including: budget planning and tracking, schedule and change management, statistics and application to manufacturing processes including statistical process control (SPC) and design of experiments (DOE)

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. un-assisted

Desired Characteristics:

  • M.S. In Engineering (Plastics, Chemical / Materials, Mechanical)

  • RJG Master Molder II certification

  • Experience and understanding of de-coupled injection molding and structured process development

  • Extensive experience with plastics molding technology and methods. Possess an understanding of plastic molding design and process applications

  • Ability to lead lab activities relating to material and molding characterization, mechanical, microstructural, etc. With the ability to understand and interpret complex testing data pertaining to R&D projects and failure characterization

  • PLC programming knowledge

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Lean Principles (Kaizen Events and 5S)

  • Successful applicant will be legally eligible to enter into an employment relationship under the laws of Hungary

Locations: Hungary, Poland; Lodz, Ozd

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . 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.