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Value Engineer - Controls and Accessories

  • GE Aviation - 500 jobs
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Remote, Oregon, United States

Job Description Summary

Job Description
Responsibilities
  • Lead the value engineering Should Cost programs to achieve product cost out objectives
  • Implement design cost analysis (Should Cost) process for the controls and accessories organization delivering material and tooling cost out
  • Support commercial team negotiations with development of design cost analysis (Should Cost) for legacy and NPI programs
  • Develop supplier and internal manufacturing engagement strategies based on product cost out ideas utilizing Should Cost analysis and expertise
  • Lead design and cost out idea generation events, plant line walks, supplier site idea generation events, bench-marking design gap analysis, design efficiency studies, alternate material substitutions, optimized manufacturing process, etc.
  • Interface with suppliers, sourcing, design, and quality teams to implement cost savings
  • Drive towards the yearly cost out goal as well as supporting long term C&A strategy


Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or institution (OR a High school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years experience in Engineering or Manufacturing Operations)
  • A minimum of 3 years in Engineering or Manufacturing Operations


Desired Characteristics
  • Prior experience with Controls and Accessories design, manufacturing, and value engineering
  • Lean Manufacturing Experience
  • Self-starter and motivator, ability to work independently and with teams to meet deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to travel locally and internationally up to 25%
  • Strong negotiation, project management, leadership, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to organize and lead large team events (idea generation, team communication, supplier engagement etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to drive projects to closure
  • Demonstrated business acumen
  • Sourcing experience
  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn
  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively
  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed
  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative
  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker


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.

Additional Information

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

#LI-Remote - This is a remote position
Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Contract
Rating
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Licence
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Posted 16 Jun 2022

Closes 15 Jul 2022

Ref: R3641430

This job was posted to: Planning engineer

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