Mechanical Engineer – Rigging USA

Full Time

GE Healthcare

Opportunity to join a high-tech company in a position that will support all the various Strategic Business Units of GE Healthcare. We are looking to fill a critical central position that will support several of our product teams with assessing, planning, and designing new material handling techniques and solutions structures that are used to rig our products from our manufacturing plants to our customers. Specific outcomes we are looking for are around safe handling and rigging of our heavy iron products, enabling lean packaging and handling of products through the logistics supply chain. We will also expect this role to be part of our product design standards for rigging, ensuring that our rigging partners have all the right tools and ability to safely and professionally deliver our products.

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Job Description
Key responsibilities/essential functions include:

Work well in a cross functional team environment (Logistics, Order management team, Service, Engineering and EHS) to identify high risk operations because we have the lack or proper tools for product handling and/or rigging methods.
Design hardware that can be attached to a variety of products like CT Gantries and MRI Magnets so that they can safely be moved through manufacturing, into packaging all they way to installation at our customer sites.
Identify and manage risk thru the design, testing, and implementation of proper rigging techniques using dolly’s, motorized moving devices, lifting devices, cranes, load control, and other material handling methods.
Ability to influence current and future designs enabling the safe and easy movement and transportation CT’s, MR’s, and other heavy equipment.
Have a good understanding of the rigging industry and translate real world situations into robust, user friendly and mistake proof designs of support structures.
Crate Create engineering standards that will feed into our NPI process to ensure the plant to customer rigging process is consider for proper tooling.
Be detailed oriented to analyze structural safety factors and perform statistical tolerance analysis of newly designed structural aids such has product dollies or packaging.
Required Qualifications:

B.S. Degree in Mechanical or related technical degree.
A minimum of 5 years experience in product design and development engineering.
Prior experience in the field of Rigging and/or strong degree of understanding of how complex problems, that riggers are faced with out in the field, are addressed and solved out in the field. Rigger experience in the field.
Ability to document designs, create 3D CAD models and provide detailed print drawings to vendors.
Knowledge of distribution environments and industry testing standards.
Experience in packaging optimization, consolidation, and materials
Demonstrated troubleshooting, analytical and planning skills
Ability to work independently
Demonstrated strong communication skills (written and verbal) to all levels of the organization
Ability to identify and implement Best Practices.
Preferred Qualifications:

MS/PHD in technical concentration/field
5+ years experience in the field of Rigging heavy objects in the field.
6-sigma DMAIC & DFSS certified
Strong working knowledge of PRD milestones.
Licensed P.E.
Solid working knowledge of GEHC QMS procedures for GMP
Demonstrated program or project management skills
Experience working with global teams
Willing to travel domestic and internationally up to 25% of the time.
Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

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