As the Dimensional Engineer, you will be able to work autonomously with occasional guidance from supervision. Skilled in equipment/tooling alternatives, sequence and flow of operations for the effective utilization of personnel, material, machines and facilities necessary for the production of parts. Work is performed in a centralized manufacturing engineering activity or assembly/plant activity where creativity and initiative is exercised as well as independent judgment.
- Has knowledge of body-in-white design and construction.
- Has an understanding of body build processes including automated tooling, welding/joining, sealing, and hem dies.
- Is familiar with sheet metal stamping processes and quality requirements.
- Is able to set up Perceptron vision measurement systems to reduce body dimensional variation.
- Has experience with the use of Coordinate Measuring Machines to analyze performance of builds to design specifications.
- Has the ability to supervise hourly toolmakers on the shop floor and direct tooling changes as required.
- Is able to interact with hourly production team members and team leaders on issues related to dimensional quality.
- Has very strong problem solving skills.
- Has strong oral and written communication skills. Can communicate effectively with all levels of the assembly plant organization, from shop floor to plant management staff.
- May be assigned to direct the design, development, and/or improvement of manufacturing processes and equipment.
- Provides dimensional technical support to Body Shop Maintenance and Production teams.
- Keeps abreast of current product developments and trends in areas of expertise.
- Actively identifies new areas for learning and takes advantage of learning opportunities.
- Must be able to rotate between two production shifts, or three production shifts depending on assembly plant operating plan changes.
- Able to work directly with automotive suppliers to root cause incoming part quality issues.
- Able to work with other departments within the assembly plant to problem solve build / dimensional issues.
- Bachelors in Engineering or equivalent past experience
- Knowledge of basic computer software packages such as Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, Outlook)
- Knowledge of specific computer software as it pertains to manufacturing in a GM assembly plant (Polyworks, TeamCenter / VisMockup, PC-DMIS, Unigraphics)
- Experience with Perceptron Vision Measurement systems
- Familiarity with GM dimensional metrics and tools (GDIS)
- Experience with GOM ATOS Scanbox equipment
- Experience with Laser Tracker and Romer Arm measurement equipment
- Experience using and programming Origin Laser Gauges for gap and flushness measurements
- Red-X Certification
- Automotive tooling design 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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