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Controls Engineer

  • Location
    • Rochester, New York
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted

Description

Onsite -This role is categorized as onsite. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to Rochester, New York, on a full-time basis

The Role

Seeking a creative, highly motivated, agile thinker with a passion for automation. The ideal candidate has a background in electrical or computer engineering with strong programming skills, and can perform at a high level in a fast paced, high volume manufacturing facility. This person shall be comfortable supporting manufacturing processes on the production floor. As a Controls Engineer you will be addressing production issues alongside quality, manufacturing, and maintenance teams. Additionally, you will be expected to maintain, and improve existing production processes by using continuous improvement and problem solving techniques.

What You'll Do

  • Configure, program, test and troubleshoot PLC based control systems and associated components

  • Electrical troubleshooting and testing of controls systems, control panels, and associated equipment

  • Diagnose and correct deficiencies in manufacturing processes and equipment

  • Develop innovative solutions

  • Design and deploy intuitive user interface displays

  • Propose and evaluate manufacturing processes and equipment

  • Support and actively interact with manufacturing and quality groups

  • Continuously improve quality, cost, responsiveness & safety

Additional Description

Your Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering

  • 2+ years of industrial automation or controls systems experience

  • This job may be eligible for relocation benefits

What Will Give You a Competitive Edge

  • Ability to read and modify electrical prints

  • Basic understanding of Ethernet networks

  • Allen Bradley / Rockwell Automation control platform experience

  • Relevant auto industry experience and/or high-volume manufacturing

  • Areas of expertise include: Manufacturing, Assembly Process, Welding, Molding, Fabrication

  • Machine vision experience – Cognex, Keyence

  • Robotic experience – Fanuc

  • Additional control platform experience: Siemens

  • SCADA experience – Microsoft SQL / Rockwell FactoryTalk Transaction Manager

Compensation

  • The expected base compensation for this role is: $67,900 - $104,100. Actual base compensation within the identified range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.

  • Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.

Benefits

  • Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.

GM DOES NOT PROVIDE IMMIGRATION-RELATED SPONSORSHIP FOR THIS ROLE. DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS ROLE IF YOU WILL NEED GM IMMIGRATION SPONSORSHIP (e.g., H-1B, TN, STEM OPT, etc.) NOW OR IN THE FUTURE

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