Manufacturing Excel Co-Op - Controls Engineer

General Motors Rochester , NY 14618

Posted 3 months ago

About GM

We're dedicated to achieving our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion. We are looking for people who are passionate about helping us create safer, better and more sustainable solutions for personal mobility. Our bold vision won't happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Join Us?

Our culture focuses on building diverse and inclusive teams, where we embrace differences and unique perspectives, so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open workspaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire innovation, productivity and flexible collaboration. We are proud to support our employees through competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.


Responsible for controls engineering and electrical support for engine programs. Manages electrical projects including new, replacement, operations improvements, and periodic repair and replacement.

Participates in functional area plant meetings and related activities to represent engineering and to assist in reaching the plant's performance goals.

Provides technical support and direction to support personnel/skilled trades within the organization

Investigates system and equipment problems and provides technical input in problem resolution

Develop cost estimates, investment forecasts, business cases, appropriation requests and plans for minor project activity

Coordinates with area manufacturing engineers on process and equipment planning, including model change, throughput, sourcing, etc.

Maintains proficiency in their field

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

Coordinates and communicates the development of changes to improve conditions for the assembly process

Electrical root cause analysis and problem solving

Programming of manufacturing technology

Analyzes product, process and technology to determine the best methods of manufacture

Assists in the design and building of tools and equipment or recommends improvements to existing processes

Assists maintenance personnel in operation and maintenance of specialized equipment


Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science from an accredited college or university

Must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale

Preferred graduation date: Spring 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022 or Fall 2022

Able to work full-time, 40 hours per week

Desired Characteristics

Demonstrated leadership in field of study, extracurricular activities or service organizations

Able to work independently and with a team

Holds themselves and others accountable for demonstrating GMs values and cultural behaviors. Models GM behaviors and creates a winning culture

Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization as needed

Oral and written communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience

Emerging partnership and collaboration skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a fast-paced environment

High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed

Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust

Consistently demonstrates innovative thinking and problem-solving skills that is customer-centric

Desire to work in a plant environment

Ability to work any shift


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Manufacturing Engineer Senior Specialist

Harris Corporation

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 10/12/2019 12:00:00 AM 2020-01-10T00:00 Job Title – Manufacturing Engineer – Senior Specialist Job Location – Rochester, NY Job ID – CS20191009-33242 Job Description: * Support assembly processes (improvements, general troubleshooting, and corrective actions) for new and existing products including in our configuration and shipping department:Communicate with Engineers and Operators to identify and implement process improvements * Electro/mechanical support of manufacturing systems, processes, and equipment. Including automation & PLCs * Fixture/ tooling design support using 3D modeling software * Preventative maintenance and process ready * Process details and standardized work instructions * Make recommendations for tooling and process requirements for new or existing product lines * Work with Engineers to implement and analyze manufacturing engineering plans and projects * Create and maintain manufacturing work instructions (PD's) * Support production validation builds on new processes. * Interface with vendor and subcontractor representatives. Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience * Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience Preferred Additional Skills: * Willingness to work and learn in fast paced production environment * Proficient computer skills, including MS Office * Experience with IPC workmanship standards, including IPC-610 and J-STD-001 * Interpersonal communication skills and ability to work in a team environment required * Electro-Mechanical Assembly process experience including fixture design, robotics/automation, and mechanical process equipment * 3D Modeling Software experience (CREO / PRO-E preferred) * Effective oral and written communication skills * Self-starter and able to work successfully with minimal supervision * Exposure to Lean Manufacturing Principles Harris Corporation Rochester NY

Manufacturing Excel Co-Op - Controls Engineer

General Motors