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Execution Controls Supervisor - L6 Diesel and Gen V Engines

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


As an Execution Controls Supervisor for the Gen V V8 Engine Program, you will be responsible for leading and supporting a team of controls engineers to achieve a successful product launch. Responsibilities included managing individual project workload as well as leading project teams. Project scope includes machining operations (CNCs, washers, ancillary equipment, etc.) and other propulsion technologies. This position includes working with OEM equipment vendors, GM IT, various engineering disciplines, and management throughout the build and install phases. The role requires continuous improvement of both machinery and processes. You will be working in a manufacturing plant where a considerable amount of creativity and initiative is exercised as well as a high level of independent judgement. This work environment utilizes agile methodologies. This empowers team members, promotes cross functional collaboration, encourages transparency, and contributes to fast cycles of learning. This work shall be performed at Flint Engine Operations and occasionally at an individual machine builder’s facility.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the controls development, equipment installation, debug, runoff, validation, and continuous improvement activities required to produce high-quality engines.

  • Cultivate collaboration, problem solving, transparency, adaptation, and inclusion that instills a workplace of choice environment

  • Provide technical and program management assistance to achieve program requirements

  • Stay informed on new controls technology, including robotics, computer graphics, and computer controls (CNC, PLC, PC, HMI, networks, etc.)

  • Meet program targets and metrics (Safety, Timing, Cost, and Quality)

  • Perform People Leader responsibilities including goal setting and reviews

  • Manage results and evaluate/coach individual performance

  • Plan compensation and development of direct reports

  • Support manager with general administrative tasks such as managing budget targets, approving travel requests, expense reports, time sheets, purchasing requested, and vacation schedules

  • Collaborate cross functionally with Operations Team to achieve program launch deliverable signoff

  • Perform root cause analysis, develop solutions, and implement corrective action plans

  • Analyze first time quality data and optimize processes using statistical tools such as Red-X, Design of Experiments, or DFSS

Additional Description

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience with at least 5 years of controls engineering experience

  • Technical Knowledge and ability in controls engineering discipline

  • Demonstrated program execution experience

  • Demonstrated level of analytical ability, communication / interpersonal skills required to build relationships with team members and customers to solve problems

  • Knowledge of equipment procurement and qualification of equipment

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and complex projects with high level of autonomy and accountability

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years of execution experience

  • Demonstrated high volume manufacturing experience

  • Proven engine production manufacturing controls knowledge

  • GM Global Common Controls Architecture


  • Willingness to travel internationally to suppliers and partners as required

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