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GE Aerospace GE Aerospace US Manufacturing Engineering Development Program (MEDP) - 2025 Start in Butte, Montana

Job Description Summary

Manufacturing technology is at the core of GE Aerospace’s competitive advantage. The Manufacturing Engineering Development Program (MEDP) is a 2-year program that provides you with a structure to build technical depth in those technologies through extensive hands-on experience, targeted training, leadership development, and mentorship.

Engineers in the MEDP will work manufacturing engineering assignments focused on technologies including Additive Manufacturing, Assembly & Test, Composites Manufacturing, Automation & Robotics, Machining and more. You’ll complete two 12-month rotations to build your expertise with the opportunity to rotate within sites supporting your technical focus or build depth at a single location. Learn more at

Job Description

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide daily hands-on support to shop floor personnel to help facilitate problem-solving and process improvements related to production or development labs.

  • Apply geometric dimensioning and tolerancing skills and interpret blueprints to facilitate component manufacturing processes.

  • Utilize various design and analytical software to support and improve manufacturing processes.

  • Advance and develop manufacturing planning, processes and work instructions.

  • Work with cross-functional teams to identify and implement process improvements to improve product quality, increase throughput, and reduce manufacturing costs.

  • Collect and analyze data from manufacturing processes to drive short- and long-term actions that support production.

  • Apply Lean and Six Sigma tools to identify waste and support decision-making processes.

  • Manage project plans related to manufacturing changes and collaborate with various functions to drive action and project closure.


  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Engineering or a related field from an accredited university or college (or an associate degree in Engineering or a Technology discipline with at least 3 years of manufacturing experience)

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or a minimum of 3 years of experience in a manufacturing-related role)

Eligibility Requirements:

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. 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 before employment.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Desire to be hands-on in a manufacturing environment

  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn

  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with honesty, contributes constructively

  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed, and takes initiative

  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative teamwork

  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced shop floor environment around various machine tools and equipment

  • Preference will be given to those with prior internship or co-op experience

  • Demonstrated commitment to community and/or university involvement

  • Knowledge of manufacturing technologies…

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.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity 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. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes