Manufacturing Industrial Engineer Co-Op
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 Engineer Co-ops 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 skill as well as exercises independent determinations with mentorship from supervisors.
Confirms or recommends changes to layouts, labor control and/or material control
Frequent contact with others outside the work group
Assists in developing 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
We have opportunities available in the below locations for this role. Please indicate in your application which of these locations you are interested in.
- Lansing, MI
- Fort Wayne, IN
- Tonawanda, NY
- Rochester, NY
Pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas:
Must be graduating between December 2023 and May 2026
Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week
Willing to work in a plant environment
Enrolled in a co-op program at your university
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
This role offers the following Work Appropriately strategies:
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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