GPSME - Co-op

General Motor
October 13, 2023
Offerd Salary:$4000 - $4900
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Work Arrangement: Hybrid - Position does not require an employee to be on- site full-time but the general expectation is that the employee be onsite an average of three (3) days each week.

You will participate in the GM EXCEL (Exploring Careers through Experiential Learning) Co-op Program. Successfully complete all deliverables for your specific project(s), including: completing any/all Corporate Required/Site Specific/Department Specific and any Optional TRAINING; gathering and analysis of data/information; development of findings and recommendations; presentation of findings and recommendations to Team and to Leadership.

Projects may be available within any of the following teams within our organization:

  • Program / Launch Execution (multiple Products)
  • Engine Assembly – Process Engineering
  • Transmission Assembly & Electric Drive Units – Process Engineering
  • Battery Pack Assembly – Process Engineering
  • Battery Module Assembly – Process Engineering
  • Fuel Cell Manufacturing – Process Engineering
  • Controls Strategy & Standards
  • Controls Program/Launch Execution
  • Verification & Testing Systems
  • AV/Fuel Cell Program Execution
  • Global Safety Expert Team
  • Semi-Permanent Mold & Precision Sand Castings
  • Die Casting
  • Casting Tooling Design
  • Prismatic Machining
  • Gears & Shafts
  • Cutting Tools & Manufacturing Process Analysis
  • Rotating & Reciprocating
  • Joining & Welding
  • eMotor Fabrication & Assembly
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Lean Material Strategies
  • Operational Excellence
  • Measurement Systems Engineering
  • Agile Strategy & Development
  • Strategic Planning & Asset Management
  • Technical Processes
  • Product Interface
  • Business Processes
  • Perform specific project/assignment(s) within a Headquarters and/or manufacturing facility environment (including suppliers). Can include involvement with any of the Propulsion Systems components or assemblies currently being manufactured or, those being developed for future manufacture, and any of the Machinery & Equipment &/or Manufacturing Processes related to them. May include activities such as:

  • Analyze and make/purchase components for the best method of manufacture / assembly / test

  • Propose and/or evaluate manufacturing processes and/or plant layouts for machinery & equipment in assigned area and/or product program

  • Direct the design, development, analysis, and/or improvement of manufacturing processes for an assigned area or program

  • Provide technical support to Operations personnel for specific plant machinery & equipment, including specifications, purchase, runoff, installation, debug, PPAP, and ramp-up activities (Launch Execution)

  • Regular contact with others outside the assigned work group, and/or outside of GM, as required

  • Develop Tooling, Tool Change and/or associated manufacturing processes

  • Prepare and deliver reports on work progress

  • Gather, analyze and report on data

  • Investigate problems and recommend/analyze possible solutions

  • Job locations can be at Manufacturing Engineering headquarters within the Global Technical Center in Warren, Michigan, at the Pontiac Engineering Center (Pontiac, MI) or in various plant locations throughout the U.S.

    Plant locations may include:

  • Warren, MI

  • Pontiac, MI

  • Saginaw, MI

  • Defiance, OH

  • Bedford, IN

  • Romulus, MI

  • Tonawanda, NY

  • Grand Rapids, MI

  • Flint, MI

  • Spring Hill, TN

  • Lockport, NY

  • Rochester, NY

  • Brownstown, MI

  • Toledo, OH

  • Lake Orion, MI

  • Hamtramck, MI

  • Columbus, OH

  • Additional Description

    Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Materials Science Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Controls, or Chemical Engineering
  • Graduating in May 2026 or later
  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week
  • Willingness to work in a plant/manufacturing environment
  • What will give you a competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Knowledge of statistical methods as applied to experimental design and process development
  • Demonstrated leadership in field of study, extracurricular activities, or service organizations
  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization and external contacts related to work assignments
  • Excellent verbal 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
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, take initiative/self-directed
  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability, and trust
  • Consistently demonstrates innovative thinking that is customer-centric
  • Worked with or exposure to manufacturing processes for:

  • Casting/Foundry
  • Powertrain machining/assembly
  • Mechanical Engineering applications
  • Electrical / Controls /Computer Engineering applications
  • Industrial, Material, or Chemical Engineering applications
  • Gear Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Battery Assembly
  • Fuel Cell Technology
  • Electric Motors / Electric Drive Unit Technology
  • Engineering Documentation / Planning
  • Testing & Verification / Quality Systems
  • Maintenance applications
  • Student Stipend: GM will provide a one-time lump sum taxable stipend payment to eligible students selected for the 2024 Student Program.

    Pay: The salary range for this role is $4000 - $4900, dependent upon class status and degree.

    Benefits : Benefit options are not available for this role.

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