NC Programmer / Manufacturing Engineer

General Electric Schenectady , NY 12301

Posted 1 week ago

Role Summary:

The NC Programmer/Manufacturing Engineer will develop and implement safe and reliable machining process solutions which include specification of tooling, writing NC programs, and performing training mainly for the Schenectady Rotor / Field Machine shop and Large Machining Shop production workscope and schedule.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the NC Programmer / Manufacturing Engineer you will:

  • Code and develop NC Programs for use on Lathes, HBM's, NC Machine Centers, Field Slotters, and other NC driven equipment

  • Learn the software tools used in Schenectady for program creation and validation, such as APT, Vericut, Mastercam as needed for tasks

  • Work with industry tooling engineers to specify and procure safe and reliable tooling on a timely basis in support of the production schedules

  • Develop and revise tooling and NC programs in support of cycle and cost out initiatives, geared at working in team approach with machinists to improve processes on a regular meeting rhythm

  • Assist in capital improvement projects geared towards identifying machine deficiencies and working individually or in team to solve these issues

  • Assist and work with other programmers to ensure programs, tooling and planning paperwork are available on time for start of jobs

  • Develop training materials and plans as needed in support of work packages

  • Establish, document, and maintain design for manufacturing (DFM) guidelines for engineering use compatible with current manufacturing capability

  • Evaluate new products for manufacturability per established DFM guidelines

  • Initiate and project manage capital equipment projects that support new product designs, factory capacity additions, and quality improvement goals

  • Implement operator training plans

  • Apply lean methods to equipment and material handling designs to reduce waste throughout the production process

  • Support plant lean and EHS initiatives

  • Troubleshoot issues with equipment and processes


  • Associates Degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED plus a minimum of 3

years working in a manufacturing environment)

  • Minimum of 3 years of industry


  • Minimum of 2 years of Manufacturing Shop Floor


Desired Characteristics:

  • Hands on experience with CAD and Solid Modeling

  • Hands on experience using CAM software with machine centers

  • Knowledge of APT

  • Knowledge of G Code Programming

  • Hands on experience with Fanuc machine controllers

  • Ability to read drawings. Knowledge of ANSI Y14.5 Geometric Tolerancing Standards

  • Strong knowledge and significant experience working in NC programming, machining and related planning.

  • Good oral and written communication skills, and organization ability.

  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.

  • Self-motivated and able to meet deadlines

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About Us:

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world's largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

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.

Additional Eligibility


GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Additional Locations:

United States;New York;Schenectady;

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