Hybrid: Position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time- but the general expectation is that the employee be on-site an average of three (3) days each week.
The Controls Systems Engineer is responsible for tasks and work you're doing throughout the entire vehicle development lifecycle including requirements definition, systems design and implementation, testing, and problem resolution. Lead other specialists and workgroups to work on highly complex systems.
What You Will Do (Responsibilities)
New program implementation/execution (SOR prep, forecasting, controls/robotics design, equipment build/run-off and buyoff)
Design, construction, integration, plant installation, successful launch and continuous improvement of equipment and tools required in plants for the production of high quality parts
Manage deliveries to program timing milestones
Provide project report outs to senior management
Existing program/site support (troubleshooting, etc.)
Provide technical direction to less experienced controls engineers.
Design and troubleshooting of electrical controls and error proofing systems
Work may involve development and testing of advanced process technology
Travel as required (up to 30% depending on project requirements)
Your Skills And Abilities (Required Qualifications)
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience/training
5+ years of experience as a controls engineer
Strong technical knowledge of electrical/control systems and the ability to apply these concepts within a manufacturing environment
Experience in Allen Bradley PLC and Siemens HMI programming, Ethernet and/or Devicenet networks
Ability to design and trouble shoot electrical controls systems
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple challenging projects and assignments with high level of autonomy and accountability for results
Proven ability in project management skills
Multiple different manufacturing controls assignments with successful individual achievements
Ability to use computer, interpret blueprints, engineering drawings and learn new systems
What Can Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)
Demonstrated understanding of plant floor work
General knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics is a plus
Prior work experience as controls engineer in the automotive field
Knowledge of GM's global controls architecture
Prior work experience in General Assembly, Battery Assembly or Plant Floor Systems
Knowledge of Scaleable Error Proofing (SEP) and/or Error Proofing Platform (EPP) error proofing systems
Experience in Andon, GEPICS, GPM&C setup and programming
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