General Electric Lead Manufacturing Engineer in Annapolis, Maryland

About Us:

GE’s Gas Power Systems business is the global industry leader in efficient, reliable, and cost-effective conversion of fuel to power, serving a wide range of applications from small, mobile power to highly efficient, utility scale power plants. With our substantial technology heritage and the largest delivered fleet of gas turbines of any provider in the world, our specialized plant solutions address unique customer challenges, providing increased performance, fuel efficiency, lower emissions and operational flexibility.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . 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.

Role Summary:

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

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Lead Manufacturing Engineer, you will:

  • Work cross functionally with design engineers, quality engineers, and machine operators to develop processes for new programs

  • Handle all phases of purely prototype or development contracts to meet required business needs

  • Propose and execute experimental programs to advance the state of manufacturing technology at Metem

  • Improve methods used on existing programs to enhance quality, yield and productivity

  • Collect, analyze and interpret relevant data to identify opportunities for improvement in the performance of existing processes

  • Troubleshoot and debug new equipment and communicate problems / 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 yield effectiveness / equipment capability


  • Bachelor's Degree in an engineering related discipline from an accredited university or college

Desired Characteristics:

  • Competency in the execution of DOE’s (Design of Experiments)

  • Competency in use of Minitab or similar statistical software

  • Knowledge of machining high temperature alloys used in gas turbines

  • Demonstrated proficiency interpreting drawing requirement

  • Strong problem solving and organization skills

  • Strong skills in geometry, trigonometry, and statistics

  • Ability to think spatially

  • Understanding of the fundamentals of electrochemistry

  • Proficiency in the use of statistical process control and data analysis

  • Ability to analyze data and problems, identify root causes and provide efficient solutions using structured methodologies

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

  • Self-motivated and self-driven proven project leadership

  • Ability to multi-task and productively manage multiple projects concurrently

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering

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Locations: United States; New Jersey, Pennsylvania; Allentown, Parsippany

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