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Manufacturing Engineer


As the Manufacturing Engineer, you are responsible for developing manufacturing and assembly processes, equipment and tooling alternatives, sequence and flow of operations for the effective utilization of personnel, material, machines and facilities, necessary to produce components. Work is performed in an assembly plant environment, where a considerable amount of creativity and initiative is exercised as well as a high level of independent judgment.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Process definition for manufacturing and assembly processes
  • Sequencing of operations
  • Human factors - Ergo considerations
  • Efficient material flow
  • Continuous improvement of equipment, tooling and gauging
  • Support improvements through participating in the TIP process
  • Provide technical direction to and oversight of outside vendor sources
  • Provide technical direction to maintenance and operations
  • Development and testing of advanced process technology

Additional Description

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree Preferred, or equivalent experience
  • Press Equipment – Promess, Kistler
  • Fastening Systems and Strategies – Bosch, Apex, or Atlas Copco
  • Leak Test Systems and Strategies – CTS
  • Some understanding of Engine Function and Test
  • AutoCAD and ability to understand part and tooling prints
  • This position will require overtime and off-shift production support at times
  • CNC machining centers and programming
  • Crankshaft precision grinding and polishing processes
  • Cylinder Head machining processes
  • Cylinder Block honing processes
  • Leak testing processes and instrumentation
  • In-line gaging processes
  • Precision cutting tools, i.e. PCD, carbide, CBN, etc. and required set-ups

Skills Required:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in process engineering principles and disciplines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, to build relationships with others, to work together to solve problems
  • Ability to manage multiple and complex projects and assignments with high level of autonomy and accountability for results
  • Strong Initiative: Example of this is reaching beyond work assigned to improve output and/or help others
  • Knowledge and understanding of PFMEAs and Control Plans
  • Experience with AutoCAD and part/machine prints

Skills Preferred:

  • Experience in using TeamCenter and Part Finder drawing management systems
  • Experience in using Maximo maintenance management system
  • Knowledge of Crankshaft grinding and polishing
  • Knowledge of Cylinder Block honing
  • Experience with engine test system ie., cam phasing, oil and ignition systems, etc.
  • CMM and other gauging systems
  • Strong understanding of statistical methods as applied to process control
  • Knowledge and understanding of Quality Systems and Gauging Methods
  • Experience with Engine Component Machining and/or Assembly processes:
    • CNC machining centers
    • Leak test processes and instrumentation
    • Precision cutting tools, ie. PCD, carbide, CBN, etc and required set-ups
    • Auto and manual Engine Assembly processes and part feeding systems
    • Auto and manual fastening equipment and torque control processes

This position will require flexible hours, overtime, off-shift production support, and on-call support at times


  • College degree with major in engineering or equivalent training/experience

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 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.