Assembler/Tester 1 (Alternators) Job at GE Renewable Energy Power and Aviation, Norwich, CT

  • GE Renewable Energy Power and Aviation
  • Norwich, CT

Job Description

Job Description Summary

As an Assembler/Tester, you'll be part of a team assembling high quality, small electronics for aircraft cockpits. You will use various hand tools related to electronics assembly including crimpers, soldering irons, and wire strippers. For most entry level roles, no electronics manufacturing is required. However, previous experience in assembly is a plus.

Job Description

Basic Qualifications
  • High School Education or GED equivalency.
  • 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.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • 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

Essential Functions & 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; Other duties as required per department.
  • 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. ; Other duties 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 Qualifications:
  • 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.

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

The pay for this position is $17/hour. This position is also eligible for an annual discretionary bonus based on a percentage of your base salary/ commission based on the plan. This posting is expected to close on 8/10/24.

Healthcare benefits include medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage; access to a Health Coach, a 24/7 nurse-based resource; and access to the Employee Assistance Program, providing 24/7 confidential assessment, counseling, and referral services. Retirement benefits include the GE Retirement Savings Plan, a tax-advantaged 401(k) savings opportunity with company matching contributions and company retirement contributions, as well as access to Fidelity resources and planning consultants. Other benefits include tuition assistance, adoption assistance, paid parental leave, disability insurance, life insurance, and paid time-off for vacation or illness.

General Electric Company, Ropcor, Inc., their successors, and in some cases their affiliates, each sponsor certain employee benefit plans or programs (i.e., is a "Sponsor"). Each Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, amend, suspend, replace, or modify its benefit plans and programs at any time and for any reason, in its sole discretion. No individual has a vested right to any benefit under a Sponsor's welfare benefit plan or program. This document does not create a contract of employment with any individual.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation for purposes of participating in the application/hiring process with GE. If you are unable or limited in your ability to apply or interview as a result of your disability, you can request reasonable accommodations by emailing us at Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen (as applicable)

Additional Job Description

Additional Information

Compensation Grade


This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunities 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.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Job Tags

Permanent employment, Contract work, Relocation package, All shifts,

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