The GEA Way
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The GEA Way philosophy, backed by three simple commitments defines the way we work, invent, create, do business, and serve our communities: we come together, we always look for a better way, and we create possibilities.
Interested in joining us on our journey?The Maintenance Machinist is responsible for all in house machine work and related projects that are assigned to the maintenance team. Duties also include maintaining production and facility equipment according to
Perform highly diversified duties to maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment. • Provide emergency /unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service • Perform simple/complex machinist duties and responsibilities • Perform basic mechanical skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of machine shop machines • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments. • Perform routine/preventive maintenance on machines and equipment • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas. • Perform all other duties as assigned. • Maintain electronic records on all maintenance and repairs to machines and facility. • Responds to emergency situations during and after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate concerns.
Position Requirement • Mechanical aptitude- ability to understand basic mechanical concepts and relationships • Knowledge of safe shop operation practices • Positive work ethic and attitude; willingness to learn and meet expectations of the various maintenance assignments • Dependability; demonstrate and maintain good attendance and punctuality • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions • Must be able to work flexible hours and be on call as needed for emergencies. • Basic Mechanical, Welding, Machining • Must be able to read/interpret blueprints • Must be able to use mic’s, calipers, dial gauges, height gauges, pin gauges, etc. • Ability to program CNC milling machines
Minimum Qualifications: • High School Diploma or a GED equivalent qualification from an accredited institution • Must possess a valid Driver’s License • Education and/or work experience requirements: o Certified Machinist with 2 or more years of experience in one of the following trades: Machinist / Tool and Die maker • Ability to operate all machine shop equipment • Review drawings, blueprints, or samples to ensure accuracy • Precise measuring ability • Ability to identify the need for machine maintenance and perform minor repairs • Maintain safe/Clean work area • Ability to lift up to 50lbs and perform repetitive tasks • Ability to operate motorized equipment including but not limited to scissor lift, boom lift, forklifts, etc. • Must be able to supply basic personal tools (Tool list will be provided)
Preferred Qualifications: • Proficient in a trade listed above while able to perform at least two other complementary skills to a satisfactory degree • Prior experience in troubleshooting and problem solving in a manufacturing or industrial environment • Knowledge of CNC programming • Experience working with the following: Lathe, Milling Machine, grinders, Polishers, saws, etc. Working Conditions:
Physical working conditions: Wear safety attire or proper PPE daily o Usually work indoors. All areas may not be temperature controlled o Are often exposed to loud sounds and distracting noise levels o Are exposed to hazardous equipment on a weekly basis o Are sometimes exposed to contaminants • Work may require occasional weekend work.
Physical demands of the position include: Bending, stooping, twisting, crouching, squatting, kneeling/crawling, climbing/balance (e.g. stairs, ladders, catwalks, mobile equipment), reaching at, above, and below the shoulder level, flex/extend neck, grasping, squeezing, manual dexterity (gross and fine motor), sitting , walking and standing for a long period of time. Handling and lifting of parts or materials – minimum of 50 lbs. lifting/carrying, and 75 ft.-lbs. pushing/pulling is required.
At GE Appliances, creativity meets passion and conversations lead to exceptional outcomes and experiences. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that everyone brings to GE Appliances. We believe a diverse workplace, where everyone is included and people can be their true and authentic selves, fosters creativity and innovation. We know our differences are our greatest strength. The very best innovations across every function of a company come from diverse teams. Our commitment to ensuring a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone is valued allows employees to perform at their best, every day. Diversity at GE Appliances helps us achieve zero distance to our owners, innovate smartly and connect to the communities and customers we serve. We encourage and support the ideas, aspirations, and the wellbeing of everyone - our employees and our communities
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