2023 Fall Co-Op - Manufacturing Engineering

General Motor
June 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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In the role of Manufacturing Engineering Co-op based out of Oshawa Assembly Plant, you will get the chance to procure, manage, install, and validate capital and operating projects! Projects range from process design improvements to new equipment with a focus on safety, cost, and schedule. Also, you will initiate, and support process improvements related to the assembly process in your assigned area! You will perform troubleshooting of various equipment such as VDL's, conveyance, and lift assists.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop a proactive safety culture by engaging team members and peers in our safety processes

  • Understood and effective use of Global Manufacturing System

  • Respond to Production needs, and requests for CI

  • Review details with maintenance and production of any issues over previous shifts

  • Create general shopping carts for small projects

  • Participate in weekend and shutdown work planning meetings

  • Review safety significant events, and safety messages

  • Review shift notes

  • Compliance training - Hot Work, Confined Space, First Aid CPR, Rigging, and Electrical Safe Work Practices

  • Identify ways to eliminate waste in the areas of quality, scrap, uptime, energy, etc

  • Support Global Manufacturing System standards including Maintenance Level 4/5 Board, Business Plan Deployment, and Workplace Organization

  • Report near misses

  • Qualifications:
  • Pursuit of a Bachelor's (3rd or 4th year) or Master's degree in one of the following areas: Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Controls Engineering, Systems Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Materials Engineering

  • Eligible to work full-time (40 hours per week) in Canada and for 8, 12, or 16-month term (2-4 consecutive semesters) starting September 2023

  • Willing to work in a plant environment and flexible working hours (shift work, weekends, and overtime to meet business needs)

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior manufacturing experience, knowledge of production environments, and in automotive industry are considered assets

  • Previous supervisory, or team leading experience

  • Desired Skills:
  • Outstanding leadership, interpersonal, and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience

  • 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 that is customer-centric

  • Excellent project management skills and the proven track record to manage numerous projects at any given

  • Possess strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

  • Fundamental digital literacy including understanding of MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

  • This role offers the following Work Appropriately strategies:
  • Onsite: The position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.

    Additional Description 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.

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    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.

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