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Controls Engineer

Description

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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

Required Skills

  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering

Preferred Skills

  • 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

About GM

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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 or call us at 800-865-7580. 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.