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Entry Level - Manufacturing Body Center Engineer Rotational


We have a culture of continuous improvement where we strive for operational excellence. As an Entry Level Manufacturing Body Engineer you would be response for working with other team members on problem solving and continuous improvement initiatives in a daily basis. You will influence manufacturing process development and definitions, define efficient material flow, and make new proposals for equipment in production areas. You will be able to work autonomously with occasional guidance from supervision. Your work will directly add to the bottom line! Your work is performed in a centralized manufacturing engineering activity or assembly/plant activity where creativity and initiative are exercised.  

Could include most of the following; 

  • Development of manufacturing process definition and sequence of operations 

  • Development of capital investment estimates / detailed timing plans required to support project requirements   

  • Evaluation of Ergonomic / Human factors

  • Development / validation of man-machine interface  

  • Development of efficient material flow process   

  • Design, construction, integration, plant installation, successful launch and continuous improvement of equipment and tools.   

  • Development and testing of advanced process technology   

  • Manage problems / issues that arise relative to cost, timing, quality and resources 

  • Short term travel to suppliers / assembly plants to support / validate tools and systems 

Additional Description


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology  

  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week  

  • Graduating between Spring 2021 and Spring 2022

Desired Skills:  

  • Desire to work in a plant environment 

  • Ability to work any shift 

  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization as needed

  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience 

  • Emerging partnership and collaboration skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a fast-paced environment 

  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed 

  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability, and trust 

  • Consistently demonstrates innovative thinking that is customer-centric 

This role offers the following Work Appropriately strategies:

  • Onsite: This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.
  • Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be onsite full-time to perform most effectively. The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired.

Relocation assistance is available to candidates who meet eligibility requirements. 


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 . 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.