General Motors
Detroit, MI

Conveyor Execution/Equipment Installation Engineer at General Motors (Detroit, MI)

| Detroit, MI
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Description
In our pursuit to create a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, GM's Global Manufacturing Engineering team is challenging the limits on what is possible and embracing agility as it reimagines how to build the next generation of vehicles. Our diverse team of Manufacturing Engineers play a crucial role in transforming our facilities through implementing the adoption of ground-breaking technologies. From raw sheet metal to final assembly, this team is reinventing the tools and processes that will enable GM to deliver on our promise to create an all-electric future.
As a Conveyor Execution Engineer/Equipment Installation Engineer you will be responsible for developing the statement of requirements and managing the execution of conveyors/process equipment installation in various GM Manufacturing Centers. You will be responsible for Conveyor or Installation Execution activities across all ME Centers (Body, Paint and GA).
Creativity and initiative along with a passion for managing construction projects are key characteristics of this position. Conveyor or Installation Suppliers will work directly for you. You will be directly responsible for all aspects of their work, including safety, schedule, and cost. You will consult with your supervisor as required.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Generates technical solutions for current, new and major vehicle programs
  • Provides technical leadership for the Supplier
  • Develops engineering designs (including subsystems)
  • Develops Installation SOR (Statement of Requirements)
  • Solves engineering related problems and manages implementation
  • Works with engineering functions, suppliers, plant personnel and others to implement cost reduction, methods and product improvements, and to support build programs
  • Communicates information to and from internal and external customer organizations
  • Coordinates and consults with departments outside engineering, such as manufacturing, GM Centers, IE, Layout team and Material
  • Stays abreast of new technology and competitive products
  • Manages all aspects of the project execution including estimating, safety and scheduling
  • Supports debug and validation at the ME Center
  • Ability to support all shifts and holidays
  • Responsible to support various Centers in design process and installation of equipment based on requirements from the Center.
  • Responsible for complete conveyor project from concept, design, installation, startup and validation

Additional Description
Minimum Requirements:
  • 1+ years in one of the areas of construction management, safety management, tooling installation, conveyor design, integration of conveyor equipment, and supporting plant projects
  • Demonstrated technical and professional skills
  • Appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to work effectively with business partners to meet mutual goals
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project and Excel
  • Ability to use AutoCAD

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Applicable Journeyperson's Card with Superintendent Experience
  • Technical Degree in Construction Management or equivalent experience
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent experience
  • GM will consider both recent college graduates with the desire to learn and develop the skills to become successful in manufacturing and those with experience in the construction management or manufacturing engineering field.
  • Understanding of engineering theory and principles of operation of mechanical/electrical mechanisms
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult
  • Specific knowledge of the union construction industry
  • Knowledge of any of the following: Press Shops, Body Shop, General Assembly, Paint Processes and/or Global Propulsion systems
  • Knowledge of controls automation and robotic systems

Location: Warren, MI - However, extensive and frequent travel may be required.
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 [email protected] 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.
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