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Expires soon General Electric

Assembler/Tester 1 (1st Shift)

  • Amsterdam (Montgomery County)
  • IT development

Job description

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Career Level

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GE Aviation
Business Segment

Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems


United States
Additional States/Provinces

New York
Postal Code

Role Summary/Purpose

Unison Industries, a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Aviation, is a world leader in the design and manufacture of electrical components, sensors and systems for aircraft, industrial, military and space. Unison’s products span the globe and can be found on almost anything flying from two place trainer airplanes to giant 747’s and rockets traveling to space. We presently have an opening for a 1st Shift Assembler/ Tester working 7:00AM to 3:30PM.
Essential Responsibilities

·  Assemble parts according to process sheet/print instructions
·  Perform electrical, mechanical, magnetic testing as required (i.e. – dielectric, meggar, hipot, etc.) 
·  Perform in-process hi-pot testing; Perform basic set up of fixtures
·  Perform vapor blasting as required 
·  Perform inventory counts and verification 
·  Assist with proto-type or first time builds with guidance from higher level employees
·  Assist Engineering and/or Team in development and/or improvement of layout procedures and process sheets. 
·  Review expiration date of materials to ensure materials & equipment to ensure all are current
·  Proactively work to improve efficiency and quality of products; Good housekeeping skills
·  Utilize proper PPE, safety equipment, and follow safety procedures
·  Cross-train other employees as needed based upon knowledge and experience
·  Compliantly complete all written and/or electronic labor tracking documentation
·  Report problems to appropriate resource and/or coach
·  Keep all shift operators informed on special problems involving operation or set up 
·  Communicate with team to ensure all team members are aware of new processes and/or issues
·  May interact with internal cross-functional teams (i.e. – planning) 
·  Participate in and support team initiatives 
·  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.


·  High School Diploma or GED 

Eligibility Requirements:

·  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. 
·  Basic understanding of blueprint and process sheet interpretation 
·  Ability and willingness to use basic hand tools (crimpers, soldering iron, wire strippers, brazing equipment, etc.) and measuring devices (calipers, micrometers, rulers, etc) 
·  Ability and willingness to operate high temperature ovens and furnaces 
·  Ability and willingness to pass Visual Acuity Exam as necessary. 
·  Ability and willingness to obtain Solder and Braze certification as required 
Physical Demands: 

·  Ability to continuously use hands and fingers in repetition 
·  Ability to continuously sit 
·  Ability to occasionally lift up to 20 lbs 
·  Ability to push/pull up to 22 lbs

Desired Characteristics

·  Preferred assembly, solder experience and electronics manufacturing experience 
·  Be comfortable working with multiple chemicals and/or gas compounds 
·  Past experience in a self-directed teaming environment 
·  Familiarity with 6S & lean manufacturing knowledge

About Us

AtGE 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 tackle 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. At GE, developing people is embedded in our
culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber
talent, utilizing ground breaking 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.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual 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 Qualifications

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).
Primary Country

United States
Primary State/Province

New York
Primary City