GE Manufacturing Team Leader - 1st Shift in Deer Park, Texas

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GE Oil & Gas

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Oil & Gas Downstream Technology Solutions

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Manufacturing Team Leader - 1st Shift

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Function Segment

Shop Operations

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Deer Park

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Lead Valve Repair Technician will provide leadership and guidance for all activities in the valve repair process. Lead Valve Repair Technician must be skilled and understand the purpose and principles of operating pressure relief and/or control valves. In this role, you will be responsible for installation, connection, servicing, testing, adjustment, repair, maintenance, removal, trouble shooting, inspection and replacement of safety and relief valves.

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of Manufacturing Team Leader - 1st Shift you will:

  • Provide direction and assistance to valve production personnel

  • Supervise his / her work force crew, providing training and guidance

  • Ensure personnel have applicable tools, procedures, etc. to complete required tasks

  • Maintain status on all work orders, reporting to foreman or production manager

  • Ensure all work performed is in compliance with AAR, GBW and customer procedures

  • Monitor and evaluate employee performance

  • Ensure all EHS rules are followed; maintaining all work areas in a clean and orderly condition

  • Promote and exhibit an attitude of teamwork with all employees

  • Assemble new safety relief valves to National Board V & UV Code

  • Repair used safety relief valves to National Board VR Code

  • Read and interpret manufacturers drawings and spring charts

  • Machine nozzles, discs and associated parts to OEM specifications

  • Perform measurements with: dial calipers, micrometers, and dial indicators

  • Apply advanced math skills to verify critical dimensions

  • Perform machine and hand lapping of nozzles and discs

  • Perform valve write-ups including: Nameplate data, Guide and nozzle ring settings, and spring number

  • Pressure and leak test valve to National Board and ASME standards

  • Valve testing with EVT

  • Provide account manager support by phone and email

  • Complete preventative maintenance on department equipment

  • Perform other duties as required


  • High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution

  • Minimum 5 years of pressure relief valve assembly or repair experience

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to work on-call, overtime, weekends and holidays, as required

  • Ability and willingness to work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities

  • Ability and willingness to be in the shop environment a minimum of 8 hours per day, primarily standing and sitting, as required

  • Ability and willingness to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability and willingness to be subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time

  • Ability and willingness to read and interpret documents such as master schedule, safety rules, operating instructions, drawings / prints and procedure manuals

  • Ability and willingness to work inside and outside, as required

  • Ability and willingness to work extended periods of mental concentration working with mechanical and electrical equipment requiring constant safety focus

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Working knowledge of National Board Inspection Code (NBIC) and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

  • Strong attention to detail and conscientious nature

  • Customer driven / focused

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Dedication to a safe work environment through effective housekeeping, workplace safety, etc.

  • Computer application literacy including Microsoft Office Suite, and ability to learn internal business systems

  • Team oriented and willing to lead others

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