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  • Lafayette Assembly & Test Technician (New Make & MRO) - Lafayette, IN

    GE Aviation
    Job Description
    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


    Qualifications/Requirements:
    • 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

    The new 225,000-square-foot facility in Lafayette will assemble the new LEAP engine of CFM International, a 50/50 joint company of GE and Snecma (Safran) of France. CFM has logged total orders and commitments with airlines for more than 7,500 LEAP jet engines - and it does not enter service until 2016. It will power new Airbus A320neo, Boeing 737 MAX, and COMAC (China) C919 aircraft for airlines worldwide.A high-energy community, the Greater Lafayette area is a thriving business and industry hub focused on progress, investment and job creation. We offer great sports and recreation, fine cultural activities, year round festivals and affordable housing. And we're known for our blue-ribbon schools, regional healthcare services and historic downtown loaded with shopping, dining and night life. Greater Lafayette is a well-educated community. We're home to Purdue University, Ivy Tech Community College, Harrison College, three outstanding public school corporations and several private educational systems. For the full flavor of our community, browse our website, and others, such as: www.GreaterLafayetteCommerce.com and www.HomeofPurdue.com
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