Controls Engineer

General Motors Arlington , TX 76004

Posted 2 months ago

Support maintenance organization with effective problem resolution and troubleshooting. May supervise or exercise technical direction over skilled trades employees. Act as plant lead for the installation of new plant floor equipment.

  • Responsible for controls engineering and electrical support.

  • Manages electrical projects including new, replacement,

operations improvements, and periodic repair and replacement.

  • Participates in functional area plant meetings and related

activities representing maintenance and to assist in improving

the plant's performance goals.

  • Provides technical support, direction, and training to

support personnel/Skilled Trades within the organization.

  • Investigates systems and equipment problems and provides

technical input in problem resolution.

  • Develops cost estimates, investment forecast, business

cases, appropriation requests, and plans for minor project activity.

  • Coordinates with area Manufacturing Engineers and

GMVO Engineering on new model process and equipment

planning,including model change, CQPI, throughput, sourcing, etc.

  • Assist in the development of a project support plan between the

plant, GMNA, and contractor resources.

  • Maintains proficiency in their field.

  • Coordinate with Body, Paint, and General Assembly to

support/attain plant-wide goals (Business Plan Deployment).

  • Support GMS and Quality Network implementation initiatives.

  • Utilizes statistical methods for continuous improvement on plant systems.

  • Enforces safe work practices as the highest priority and

implements objectives for ergonomics, health/safety, and housekeeping.

  • Maintains good working relationships with peers, hourly

employees, union, management, supplier community, and

interfaces with necessary support functions outside of the assembly plant.

  • Develops and monitors planning timetables and projects schedules.

  • Utilizes best practices and common systems to support the

  • overall competitive manufacturing initiative.

  • Coordinates and communicates the development of changes to

improve conditions for the assembly process.

  • Ensures long term, cost effective maintenance of equipment and facility.

  • Manages projects to minimize investment cost while providing

facilities that require a minimum operating cost

(maximum throughput, energy efficiency, etc.).

Basic Required: Ability to program and troubleshoot processors in the Allen Bradley PLC family

. Ability to Program and troubleshoot Allen Bradley PLC

. Ability to Read and troubleshoot Electrical Schematics

. Ability to program and troubleshoot Rockwell & Siemens HMIs

  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

  • High level of oral and written communication skills

Basic Preferred:

  • Five years of experience working in automotive assembly preferably Body Shop equipment

. Machine vision (Matrox)

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent training and experience

This is a Level 6 or 7 lateral position, not a promotional opportunity.


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