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Additive Industrialization Center – Manufacturing Process Engineer

Description

In our pursuit to create a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, GM’s Global Manufacturing Engineering team is challenging the limits on what is possible and embracing agility as it reimagines how to build the next generation of vehicles. Our diverse team of Manufacturing Engineers play a crucial role in transforming our facilities through implementing the adoption of ground-breaking technologies. From raw sheet metal to final assembly, this team is reinventing the tools and processes that will enable GM to deliver on our promise to create an all-electric future

In this role your responsibilities will be of a technical nature with decisions made within the limits of general practices, policies and standards. Your work will involve complex manufacturing problems including the need to root cause and follow issues to resolve. 

You will be responsible for equipment related to the manufacturing process. You will be required to use your independent discernment. 

Your responsibility may involve training others and assigning work to a small group of employees.

ROLE SUMMARY

Provide technical leadership for additive manufacturing process development from idea generation through manufacturing and post processing.  Lead and coordinate the development and execution of the corporate additive design and manufacturing strategic roadmap.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support additive design and manufacturing corporate strategy development and execution
  • Lead business case development for product and tooling prototype or production additive applications
  • Create and deliver training to the organization on additive technologies
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to the functional teams implementing additive part and tooling projects.  Technical knowledge must span the whole additive process, including design, analysis, material selection, and manufacturing process
  • Manage procurement, installation, commissioning, start-up and continous improvement of purchased additive equipment
  • Assist in start-up of additive equipment at other General Motors sites
  • Lead and Support ATW work and other projects to advance additive design and manufacturing technologies
  • Develop strategic partnerships (industry, academia, equipment makers, etc.) to enable additive capability growth
  • Monitor market for competitive intelligence and for new and emerging additive technologies
  • Lead or support additive PDT to ensure consistent cross functional alignment on strategy, sharing of lessons learned, and technology development
  • Partner with Product Engineering counterparts to productionize value added applications

Additional Description

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Skills

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering: Mechanical or Electrical
  • Knowledge and experience working with additive design & manufacturing processes and materials
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects with a high degree of autonomy and accountability for results
  • Experience leading cross functional teams to complete projects
  • Familiarity and knowledge of the vehicle development process and the associated standard work processes
  • Understanding of component and subsystem development/release processes through the Product Development Team
  • Experience working in an advanced development environment and able to deal with ambiguity
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills required to build relationships

Preferred Skills

  • Masters of Science in Engineering
  • 2+ years of industry or academic experience working in additive design & manufacturing
  • 3-5 years of Manufacturing experience
  • Previous advanced manufacturing process development experience
  • Background or experience in materials science or materials engineering (polymers and/or metals)
  • Previous experience working with and operating equipment from leading industrial additive manufacturing systems manufacturers, such as: Stratasys, EOS, Concept Laser, HP, Desktop Metal, Markforged, etc.
  • Experience working in an advanced development environment and able to deal with ambiguity
  • DFSS Black Belt Certification

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.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

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 . 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.