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Project Engineer - Asset Management and Life Cycle Cost Center (LCC): Preventative Maintenance Specialist


Job Description:

The Maintenance Specialist has many responsibilities that support the various Projects/Programs Launches for General Motors.  Some key responsibilities are coordination of the workload amongst the different sector Maintenance Specialists across programs.  Coordination of meetings with HQ Engineering and Supplier/OEMs to convey/train/track the METL PM Launch Process.  In addition, working jointly with the HQ Engineering to receive and review the OEM submitted maintenance job plan tasking and identifying key failure points in equipment design and how to prevent them.  

Further activities/ responsibilities also include creation of maintenance job plan tasking for new or refurbished manufacturing equipment from technical drawings, OEM maintenance manuals, and M-FMEA.  Researching new equipment, components, and technologies to determine required preventative maintenance tasks and frequencies.  Resolving problems as they arise, tracking the key milestone deliverables and estimated completion dates (job plans required/developed/reviewed/approved and loaded) and organize and conduct meetings to report out on them to ensure successful launches at our Manufacturing Facilities.   This position will be based out of the Warren Tech Center. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for equipment related to the manufacturing process.
  • Responsibility may involve training others and assigning work to a small group of employees.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a group
  • Identify and resolve issues through data
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult
  • Ability to thrive in an environment of high ambiguity and frequent change
  • Demonstrated technical and professional skills in job-related area required
  • Detail oriented, focused multi-tasker
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload and self-motivated   


Additional Description

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline  or a minimum of 4+ years’ experience in the skilled trades
  • Proficient in Maximo, SharePoint, GM TeamCenter or (Unigraphics, Cad Design Programs), and Excel software applications
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings
  • Ability to train others on how to create an efficient maintenance job plan
  • First-hand knowledge of maintenance resource goals and challenges.
  • In-depth understanding of complex electrical and mechanical systems
  • Preventative Maintenance Optimization (PMO)
  • Predictive maintenance technologies and how to utilize them to detect potential failures
  • Maintenance work scheduling, planning, and resource optimization
  • OSHA/ANSI/NFPA regulations & requirements relating to workplace safety and equipment maintenance and inspection requirements.
  • Preferred Maintenance leadership experience at multiple manufacturing sites
  • Experience in multiple sectors within the automotive industry (General Assembly, Conveyors, Paint and/or Battery/Electric/Propulsion)

FOR GM EMPLOYEES ONLY: Level 6/7 based upon 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 . 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.