Lafayette Assembly & Test Technician (New Make & MRO)

General Electric - Lafayette, IN

Role Summary:
In this role you will work in one of GE Aviation’s newest, state of the art facilities & work on one of our new engine lines- the LEAP CFM. We have new make assembly and MRO (maintenance, repair & overhaul) roles available at the site. As a Technician you will play a role in problem solving, decision making, and helping execute on site wide strategies. Lafayette Engine Facility is a self-directed workforce and offers our team members a high level of flexibility and professional development.

Essential Responsibilities:In addition you will :
Assemble jet engines, including performing various machining and repair operations, using hand tools, specialized tools, equipment and fixtures
Coach, guide and train other team members and function in a team-based environment
Work from complex product drawings, manuals, specifications and other company / customer specifications
Set-up, operate, adjust and troubleshoot all tools and equipment used in the assembly processes
Perform inspections required to assure that the quality plan is achieved

FAA Powerplant License required at time of start date. You are eligible to apply and interview if you are pursuing your FAA Powerplant license and you are eligible to start employment with a temporary license
High School Diploma / GED
Ability and willingness to work flexible hours / shifts as required
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

Desired Characteristics:
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to learn new tasks and become multi-skilled
Ability to teach and coach others
Ability to make and accept responsibility for decisions
Willingness to work in multiple roles with varied responsibilities

About Us:
At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

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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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Indiana; Lafayette

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