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Body Shop Dimensional Engineer / WOC

  • Location
    • Arlington, Texas
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


“Do you want to be an influential part of sustaining and improving the build quality of General Motors trucks? General Motors Arlington is home of the Tahoe, Yukon and Escalade premium large SUVs and has produced more than 12 million vehicles. We are located in one of the fastest growing areas of the country with attractions for all. Come join us on our mission to achieve zero congestion, zero emissions, and zero crashes!”

Key Job Elements:

Create and implement daily quality control procedures for body shop dimensional control. Support daily quality control procedures for body shop welding, dispense, fastening and metal finish.

  • Provide a safe work environment
  • Group leader for Dimensional Op Techs and CMM Operators
  • Manage body dimensional control procedures – Understands and monitors A, B, C & E31 data and metrics for the body shop and drives the process to achieve metric goals
  • Coordinates and analyzes dimensional data collection from CMM and Perceptron Vision Systems to drive build to nominal
  • Provide corrective action for customer dis-satisfiers affecting GCA, DRR, and DRL
  • Be a technical resource for skilled trades and production teams
  • Support the maintenance & engineering group for all activities, including breakdowns & project planning
  • Support production & maintenance for TIP, ISO & GMS
  • Provide an environment which stimulates team member involvement and personal growth
  • Provide customer support for Stamping, Paint and General Assembly
  • Lead problem solving activities working with Stamping and outside suppliers to resolve process related issues
  • You will analyze and implement product or machinery designs for the best method for manufacturing processes and error-proofing
  • You will propose and evaluate the processes for equipment in assigned area
  • Direct the design, development, and/or improvement of manufacturing processes for assigned area
  • You will keep regular contact with partners outside the work group
  • You will provide direction to small group of technical employees
  • You may evaluate or monitor expenditures for processes and/or equipment
  • Manage dimensional PCPs and provide countermeasures for any open issue
  • Host weekly Dimensional Wall Reviews with Stamping, Body Shop, and GA team members to review latest Body shop quality metrics and open build issues
  • Present to plant leadership each week the countermeasures taken to reduce the Top 5 Body Shop GCA defects
  • Ensure up to date gauge calibrations for tooling equipment


  • At least 1 year of experience in body shop tooling OR manufacturing dimensional processes
  • Must be willing to rotate shifts
  • Process validation experience with new equipment build, installation and start-up
  • Broad knowledge of manufacturing and quality processes
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Extensive ISO Knowledge
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering OR pursuing an Engineering Degree


  • Dimensional experience
  • Teamcenter Vis Mockup
  • Knowledge of CMM, Hexagon, Scan Box equipment

Additional Description

“FOR GM INTERNAL CANDIDATES: This role is posted at both the “6th” and “7th” level. The determination by HR and the Hiring Manager as to whether an offer will be lateral or promotional will be based on a candidate’s relevant experience and whether the role will amount to a significant increase in level of responsibility.”

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