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2023 Entry Level Manufacturing Industrial Engineer

  • Location
    • Flint, Michigan
    • Toledo, Ohio
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Manufacturing Industrial Engineer

At General Motors we strive for a culture of excellence. We act with integrity. We are driven by ingenuity and innovation. We have the courage to do and say what's difficult. Each of us takes accountability for results, drives for continued efficiencies and has the tenacity to win.  

We are seeking Industrial Engineers to do hands-on work that would have the opportunity to add directly to the bottom line of our culture and our company. You would be responsible for the analyzing efficiency of manufacturing operations and changes related to personnel, material, machines and facilities. Work involves leadership ability, critical thinking and communication skills. Exercises independent determinations with mentorship from supervisors. 

  • Recommends changes to layouts, labor control and/or material control 

  • Frequent contact with others outside the work group 

  • Develop accurate methods and optimum operation layout 

  • Makes operation descriptions and performs the vital calculations to complete studies and change routines or other systems of labor and material control 

Job Location

We have opportunities available in the below locations for this role. Please indicate in your application which of these locations you are interested in.

  • Flint, MI
  • Toledo, OH

Additional Description

  • Qualifications:   

    • Pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas:  Industrial Engineering  

    • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week 

    • Willing to work in a plant environment 

    • Graduated between December 2021 and Spring of 2023

    Desired Skills:  

    • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization

    • Demonstrates leadership in previous positions, field of study, extra-curricular activities or service organizations 

    • Strong leadership skills, to guide project teams through planning, execution and insight phases  

    • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, especially the ability to synthesize large amounts of data involving multiple variables into comprehensive, applicable insights  

    • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, managing timelines and goals 

    • Willingness to ask questions, take initiative and be resourceful and inventive 

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill sophisticated subjects to a wider audience 

    • Emerging partnership and teamwork skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a rapidly moving environment 

    • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed 

    • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust 

    • Deliver new and creative solutions to sophisticated problems 

    Relocation assistance  is available to candidates who meet eligibility requirements.  

    This role offers the following Work Appropriately strategies:

    • Onsite: This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.


About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

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