General Electric MANUFACTURING ENGINEER in Horten, Norway

About Us:

GE Vingmed Ultrasound AS (GEVU) is a world leader in the development and production of ultrasound systems for medical applications, and is a Center of Excellence in GE Healthcare. The company was founded in 1985 and now has a total of 200 employees, with headquarters in Horten, and offices in Oslo and Trondheim. GE Vingmed Ultrasound continues to have close collaboration with medical and technological research institutions in Norway and abroad, and more than 60 PhD’s have been published in Norway based on equipment produced by GEVU.

Role Summary:

Provide technical leadership for the production team. Responsibilities include providing documentation and floor support associated with safety, manufacturing and quality methods, tooling, and equipment. Aggressively initiate new processes and methods that will improve safety, reduce product cost and/or improve product quality.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Drive improved product quality by identifying manufacturing issues, developing cost-effective solutions, and overseeing successful implementation into production.

  • Work with Production Associates to resolve manufacturing and quality problems related to methods, processes, tooling, equipment and product design.

  • Participate in new product introductions through process layout, tool development, and new equipment.

  • Ensuring regulatory compliance through Validation & Verification - Plan execution and analysis.

  • Co-ordination of manufacturing releases

  • Lead Compliance, as well as Environmental, Health & Safety efforts in support of plant goals

  • Driving LEAN manufacturing implementation

  • Provide safe processes that comply with all local and federal regulations. Assure that corrective action is taken to resolve observed safety concerns in all areas.


  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial Engineering or related technical degree, or an Associates Degree and significant experience in production, engineering or troubleshooting of PC/server based systems, or High School diploma with significant experience in production, engineering or troubleshooting of PC/server based systems

  • Understanding of IT QA and testing procedures

  • Good team worker in international teams

  • Good analytical and planning skills

Desired Characteristics:

  • M.S. Degree in Engineering or Business

  • Demonstrated ability to identify & implement best practices.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform with high levels of ambiguity

  • Previous Project Experience

Locations: Norway; Horten