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Systems and Controls Engineer


The Systems/Controls Engineer will work autonomously with occasional guidance from supervision. Work will be performed in a manufacturing environment where creativity and initiative are exercised as well as independent judgement.

This role is primarily first shift, but will require some off shift work as well as over time.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • SORs and project management for tools, stations or specific technologies

  • Design, construction, integration, plant installation, successful launch and continuous improvement of equipment and tools required in plants for the production of high quality parts

  • Providing technical direction to and oversight of outside vendor sources

  • Development and testing of advanced process technology

  • Manage Upload, Download and Compare System (UD&C/MASS)

  • Manage the Industrial Ethernet Controls Network (IECN)

  • Maintain the controls wiring diagram library

  • Maintain Macrium backups of ME devices

  • Maintain Cylance policy levels of ME devices

  • Maintain WonderWare system

  • Perform controls project work

  • Assist in troubleshooting of plant floor controls issues

  • Maintain and update maintenance workstation software builds

  • Maintain and update controls laptop software builds

  • Manage access to SEP and assist with plant floor error proofing issues

  • Work with resident cyber security engineering team on cyber security projects

  • Interface with various IT groups on plant floor network issues as well as upper-level IT systems

  • Add new software to engineering layouts drive

  • Manage plant equipment password lockbox – PRIME

  • Add procedures and manuals for new equipment to engineering layouts drive

  • Maintain licenses for Rockwell and other controls software

  • Ensure ME meets cyber security requirements and standards in ME Cornerstone

Additional Description

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with electrical, control, and or computer engineering

  • Ability to work an off shift as required

  • Ability to work OT

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in electrical, control, or computer engineering

  • Experience with PLC

  • Experience with Rockwell

  • Experience working in cyber security

  • Experience working in IT

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

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