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Senior Product Technician

Stamford, CT, United States  |  Engineering  |  ID: REQ-13122


Job Location

USA, New Haven, CT

Stamford (CoCreate) CT US

Job Posting Title

Senior Product Technician

The Challenge

At GEA Appliances, we are creators, thinkers, and makers who believe that anything is possible and that there's always a better way. We are looking for a Senior Product Technician to join us at our innovative CoCreate office in Stamford, CT! Our CoCreate office is centered around crafting a space for education, innovation, and inspiration, to create world class products and experiences for our community. As a Senior Technician, you will work alongside an energized, multidisciplinary team, based in Louisville KY to develop and co-create new products with a community, build them, and test market acceptance using lean startup methodologies. Employees in this position will be required to support the CoCreate Stamford product development team with all aspects of the product development cycle including building product prototypes & finished products. You will serve as the technician responsible for the maintenance, operation, and service of prototype machinery. If you love taking a creative and entrepreneurial approach to product ideas and problem solving, we’d love to have you!

What you will Do

  • Read/Interpret sketches/drawings/3D models
  • Produce sketches/drawings of ideas/concepts
  • Construct prototype models from wood/plastic/metal/glass using hand tools
  • Fabricate parts to specification prints using various machine tools and fabrication equipment
  • Assemble components into assemblies, verifying fit and function
  • Fabricate fixtures, tables and assemblies as required to support build activity
  • Managing rapid prototyping machinery
  • Maintain safe and orderly workshop
  • Proactive sense of responsibility and accountability
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and with multiple contributors at various levels, both internally and externally
  • Ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines, and able to change gears without hesitation
  • Work directly with the product development and production team members to find creative solutions to fabrication needs.
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Desire and ability to learn quickly
  • Adaptable to a social-media environment and on-camera performance

What you need to Succeed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Associates Degree in a technical or related field of study
  • One of the following industry certifications:
    • Welding
    • Machinist
    • Sheet Metal
  • Willing to operate in a team environment
  • Self-starter/Self-directed
  • Problem solving skills
  • Attention to details
  • Proven creativity
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5-8 years of relevant experience in a similar role
  • Industrial electricity knowledge and troubleshooting skills (up to 480VAC, 3ph)
  • Industrial maintenance proficiency and/or background
  • Solidworks, Fusion 360, Onshape or other CAD system proficiency
  • Knowledge of consumer appliance product operation & repair
  • Wood working, Metal Working and General fabrication skills
  • Rapid prototyping knowledge including:  Water Jet, Laser Cutter, FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling)
  • Comfortable in a community collaborative environment
  • Comfortable participating in social media and video production activities

GE Appliances 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.



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