Special Processes Engineer for Fluorescent Penetrant Testing

Job title: Special Processes Engineer for Fluorescent Penetrant Testing

Company: General Electric

Job description: Develop and industrialize the penetrant testing process for aero-engine components, including the design of the manufacturing sequence and work instructions, the definition of process parameters and the selection of the appropriate equipment

Design inspection methods, sampling plan and applicable process control methodologies, including applicable tests and coupon design

Support the shop activities in the development phase of the process, by training the operators on the correct interpretation of the work instruction and tuning the process

Get input from the Business in terms of a problem involving inadequate values of FTY, WIP, cost, lead time or machinery saturation of a stated product or product family

Following the steps of a six sigma approach, identify, develop, evaluate, and introduce engineering solutions to meet near term and long range engineering needs

Provide technical guidance, direction, training and examination to engineers, specialists, technicians and shop operators according to the specs

Conduct fluorescent penetrant testing for the acceptance of parts and document the results

Maintain the internal process specifications updated to the latest standard and to the customer latest requirements

Perform internal / external audits to guarantee the surveillance on the accountable processes and verify RCCA and implementation plans

Be accountable for the NADCAP audits on the specific processes

Provide technical consultation to cross-functional teams throughout the business to improve or resolve manufacturing, product center, supplier, or field issues

Effectively communicate and provide recommendations through the analysis, preparation and presentation of technical data to internal and external GE customers using reports, records, and letters

Maintain an active role in developing and defining the state of the art in own technical specialty in order to anticipate, apply, adapt or develop technologies for product introduction, quality, performance, cost improvements and problem resolution in meeting current and future business needs including adherence to schedules and estimated costs


NAS410/EN4179 level 3 certification on fluorescent penetrant testing with at least 3 years of experience in that role (Level 3 penetrant testing certification according to non aerospace specification will also be evaluated)

Degree in Engineering or Material Science, Physics or technical high school diploma with relevant work experience

Significant experience and knowledge on penetrant testing on rough and machined surfaces of both light and high density alloys

Fluency in English and Italian

Ability to communicate effectively and contribute to team projects Interface Customers for major issues

EU Work Permit

Desired Characteristics

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Strong oral and written communication skills

Demonstrated ability to document, plan, market and manage programs that further the knowledge, understanding and capability of the business

Problem analysis and resolution skills

Demonstrated leadership in defining the state of the art in at least one technical specialty, along with the ability to teach and set standard practices within this field

NADCAP experience on task group or as a supplier

Experience on other NDT methods and product manufacturing and inspection technologies used in aerospace

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Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Expected salary:

Location: Rivalta di Torino, Torino

Job date: Fri, 19 Nov 2021 08:34:28 GMT

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