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Engineering

Lead Controls Engineer

  • Location
    • Ingersoll, Ontario
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted

Description

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.


We are recruiting individuals that will embrace our core values: Be Inclusive, Be Bold, Look Ahead, One Team, Think Customer and It’s on Me. Join our team and be a part of Ontario’s first mass producer of Electric Vehicles!

About the role:

In execution, we’re directly responsible for the equipment from the time it is qualified at the OEM through startup plus 1 year This includes Controls Engineering activities as well equipment qualification at the OEM, shipping, install, power-on, debug, issue resolution, documentation and deliverables, and meeting launch metrics.  Work will be performed in a plant environment where a considerable amount of creativity and initiative is exercised as well as a high level of independent judgment.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Process Control Engineering of the Production Equipment during the “Execution” Phase of the program.

  • Coaching / Mentoring / Training of newer / less experienced team members

  • Equipment Runoff @ OEM

  • Plant Equipment Install / Debug / Launch / Continuous Improvement

  • Actively participate in the SCRUM / Agile Process to accomplish daily tasks and meet the project deliverables.

  • Establishes equipment installation board and review weekly/daily with OEM and contractors

  • Develop and lead the PPAP review meetings in area of responsibility utilizing the PPAP checklist, capturing exceptions. 

  • Develop a proactive safety culture by engaging team members and peers in our safety processes 

  • Understood and effective use of Global Manufacturing System  

  • Provide technical/engineering support to assist production and maintenance with troubleshooting equipment/process failures and with identifying effective follow-up countermeasures

  • Work with the team to closure of all ME open issues for Launch Deliverables

  • Ensure equipment meets operational requirements and appropriate standards 

  • Develop maintenance standard operating procedures (SOPs) 

  • Identify technical training and knowledge transfer opportunities with other Controls Engineers, Interns, and Maintenance Associates 

  • Attend regular departmental meetings to provide technical insight and to communicate / coordinate planning of activities in assigned area

Required Education:

  • Preferred college degree with a major in Engineering

Basic Skills Preferred:


•    GuardLogix 
•    Experience in automotive industry
•    GE PLC Hardware & Software
•    RsNetworks
•    RSLogix 5000, 500, 5
•    Device Net and Ethernet IP
•    Hirschmann Switches.
•    New Equipment Specification, Install, Debug, and Qualification
•    Global Controls Standards Compliant
•    Fanuc Robot experience, programming, debugging,
•    Provide technical support and guidance to trades and production
•    Working knowledge of all safety absolutes and policies (i.e. lockout, ESWP etc..)
•    Allen Bradley SERVO Control and Variable Frequency Drives
•    Knowledge of computer software utilized in manufacturing environment
•    AutoCAD

Compensation and Benefits:

  • GM’s 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.

  • GM’s comprehensive compensation and benefits plan is carefully designed and thoroughly   benchmarked against the companies that we compete for talent in the local market.

The goal of the General Motors of Canada total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan currently includes the following benefits, in addition to many others:

  • Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and supplemental benefits for pregnancy, parental and adoption leave;

  • Healthcare, dental and vision benefits including health care spending account and wellness incentive;

  • Life insurance plans to cover you and your family;

  • Company and matching contributions to a Defined Contribution Pension plan to help you save for retirement;

  • Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviours that reflect our company values;

  • Tuition Assistance and Employee Assistance Program; 

  • GM Vehicle Purchase Plan for you, your family and friends.

Additional Description

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 Careers.Accommodations@GM.com 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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