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Paint Process Engineer

  • Emplacement
    • Roanoke, Indiana
  • Horaire Full time
  • Posté



  • Ensure that paint processes are maintained and running effectively for vehicle production
  • Problem-solve (analyze data, determine root causes, develop implementation plans) and resolve issues which are affecting paint shop metrics and document appropriately
  • Support implementation of new processes and equipment
  • Communicate between shifts and departments to implement best practices, resolve problems, and sustain consistent performance to objectives.
  • Maintain process documentation.
  • Supervise all assigned indirect process personnel and production personnel.
  • Build and maintain working relationships with employees, union, management and suppliers.
  • Proactively identify and pursue opportunities to improve operations by reducing costs, reducing energy usage, improve quality, etc.
  • Obey safety policy/procedures and lead by example
  • Interface with production/maintenance personnel, plant leadership and others outside the plant (Manufacturing Engineering, suppliers, etc.) as needed to resolve issues, implement improvements and communicate status and opportunities, etc.
  • Establish timing and action plans to complete jobs and/or projects
  • Direct the design, development and/or improvements of manufacturing processes and equipment for assigned areas.
  • Provide technical support for specific plant operations.
  • Coordinate input from internal/external customers to better understand customer needs and/or perceptions
  • Actively identify new areas for learning and take advantage of learning opportunities.
  • Understand and execute PFMEA and Process Control Plans
  • Understand and actively participate within the GM-Global Manufacturing System
  • Be available to work any shift and overtime including weekends


  • Knowledge of paint-related technologies and equipment (coatings, corrosion, sealing, etc.)
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult required
  • Appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to work effectively with business partners to meet mutual goals required
  • Above average oral and written communication skills required
  • Knowledge of tooling and manufacturing processes required
  • Knowledge of Fanuc Paint Robots (P-500, P-700), PaintPro software, Versabell III preferred
  • Knowledge of Fanuc Dispense Robots (M-710, M-20) & Nordson-SEE shotmeters preferred
  • Knowledge of computer software as it pertains to manufacturing preferred
  • Knowledge of Red X, Six Sigma, or other problem-solving techniques preferred

Education and Training

  • College degree with a major in engineering or equivalent training
  • Completion of the GM Paint Development Program preferred

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