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Senior Controls Engineer


In execution, we’re directly responsible for the equipment from the time it is qualified at the OEM through startup plus 1 year.  This includes equipment qualification at the OEM, shipping, install, power-on, debug, issue resolution, documentation and deliverables, and meeting launch metrics. Our team is responsible for the process controls development and execution of manufacturing systems that support electric drive unit, battery assembly, and battery cell projects that will produce EV products that will power the automobiles of the future. 


  • Coordinating activity with IT and plant controls in support of installation, debug, runoff, and PPAP of equipment to manufacture Lithium Ion Batteries. 
  • Lead the plant floor controls validation and issue resolution for the BEV3 Battery program
  • Assisting with runoff checklists at OEM, completing in plant, capturing OEM issues and assisting with their closure
  • Safety Validations (Including 3rd party), SOP, TIS and MPS/SCS Placard for green tags
  • Perform continuous improvement as needed on fault logic, traceability, developing corrective actions with the goal of closure of all ME open issues for Launch Deliverables

Additional Description


  • 7+ Years Automotive Engineering Experience [Plant and/or Execution]
  • Experience with Rockwell Automation or Siemens PLC and HMI's
  • Fanuc Robot programming experience
  • Machine Vision system experience
  • Program Install / Launch / Ramp Experience
  • Experience in troubleshooting equipment [Problem Solving / Debug]
  • Understanding of Pneumatic, Mechanical, and Control drawings.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to learn / train; travel for OEM qualification and / or plant support.


  • Bachelor’s degree with major in electrical engineering or equivalent experience

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• 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.

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