Manufacturing Controls Engineering Intern
Our plants are the groundwork for GM and a hotbed of innovation. We need controls engineer interns to assist maintenance personnel in operation and maintenance of specialist equipment. As a controls engineer intern you would be accountable for controls engineering and electrical support for engine programs. These tasks would teach you electrical root causing analysis and problem solving as well as leadership skills to provide technical support and direction to support personnel/skilled trades within the organization. Quality and safety are extremely meaningful to us, so enforcing safe work practices is the highest priority and implement objectives for ergonomics, health/safety and housekeeping, which means that you would have to investigate system and equipment problems and provide technical input in problem resolution.
Leads electrical projects including new, operations improvements, and periodic repair and replacement
Participates in functional area plant meetings and related activities to represent engineering and to assist in reaching the plant's performance goals
Develops cost estimates, investment forecasts, business cases, appropriation requests and plans for minor project activity
Utilizes statistical methods for continuous improvement on plant systems
Develops and monitors planning timetables and projects schedules
Coordinates and communicates the development of changes to improve conditions for the assembly process
Programming of manufacturing technology
Analyzes product, process and technology to figure out the best methods of manufacture
Assists in the design and building of tools and equipment or recommends improvements to existing processes
We have opportunities available in the below locations for this role. Please indicate in your application which of these locations you are interested in.
- Parma, OH
- Defiance, OH
- Fairfax (Kansas City), KS
- Springhill, TN
Pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas: Electrical Engineering/Electrical Engineering Technology, Controls Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
Must be graduating between December 2023 and May 2026
Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week
Willing to work in a plant environment
Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience
Emerging partnership and collaboration skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a fast-paced environment
High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed
Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust
Consistently demonstrates innovative thinking that is customer-centric Excellent project management skills and the proven ability to manage multiple projects at any given
The start date for these Internship roles are for May & June of 2023 Spring/Summer Internship
This role offers the following Work Appropriately strategies:
- Onsite: This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.
GM will provide a one-time lump sum taxable stipend payment to each student selected for the 2023 Student Program
PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU DO NOT NEED SPONSORSHIP TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES NOW OR IN THE FUTURE. WE ARE UNABLE TO CONSIDER CANDIDATES WHO REQUIRE SPONSORSHIP.
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