Senior Process Engineer - Plant Floor Systems

General Motor
June 10, 2023
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The Plant Floor Systems – Error Proofing Subject Matter Expert (SME) is responsible for leading developmental efforts for Error Proofing system while also supporting the automation execution teams and plants with technical issues resolution by providing technical direction, leading common processes and procedures and driving continuous improvement. Work is performed in a central manufacturing engineering activity with expert level support to vehicle assembly plant when deemed necessary. This requires considerable amount of creativity and initiative as well as an elevated level of independent judgment. Work involves development, testing and piloting of advanced process technology for Error Proofing systems.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with IT development team to capture, prioritize and document advance development activities for Error Proofing

  • Provide Error Proofing technical direction and support to Global PFS teams on design, construction, integration, validation of respective hardware and software applications

  • Coordinate with PFS Staff engineer and other SMEs for Error Proofing execution resource planning, trainings & development efforts

  • Support technical inputs and guidance to vendors, system suppliers needing Error Proofing interface & support validation efforts in lab

  • Lead necessary Hardware and software updates needed for Error Proofing architecture & applications in Man B lab

  • Leads efforts related to Error Proofing simulation mode related interface w.r.t application and PLC codes

  • Maintain & update CDE tool as needed

  • Support plants & execution teams with root cause identification for Error Proofing related issues

  • Maintain Error Proofing standard documentation, update and maintain Error Proofing training documents with support from other SMEs, participate in user group meetings

  • Create & maintain change log sheets, revisions in PLC codes & HMI templates for Error Proofing

  • Create, maintain, and improve PFS – Error Proofing standardized work, processes and procedures

  • Maintain PFS-Error Proofing issue development tracking list and update leadership on regular basis

  • Updates to leadership through Project reviews, strategic development activities, special projects etc.

  • Lead development of upgrades in Error Proofing architecture, coordinate and track status with IT

  • Plan, lead and support Pilot activities for applicable modern technology upgrades

  • Coordinate with Quality, fastening and ME center process experts for Error Proofing evaluation

  • Coordinate with Network experts for analysis on DeviceNet and Ethernet related issues

  • Share lessons and knowledge with Error Proofing team for developmental efforts

  • Document issues, detailed analysis, learnings, and track progress

  • Travel to GM NA plants, vendor facilities as needed (~15 %)

  • Additional Description

    Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field with Specialization in Electrical, Electronics, Computer Science or information technology.

  • Experience in Manufacturing Engineering Plant Floor systems

  • Hands on experience in automation controls design, project execution within GM with strong knowledge of GM Common controls Hardware and Software

  • Strong knowledge of Error Proofing systems in GM – Error Proofing Platform, GEP, EP, SEP, LEP etc. with Proficiency in GM Controls architecture

  • Prior hands-on experience in PLC, HMI programming, Ethernet and Devicenet networks

  • Proven ability in project management skills and ability to teach others

  • Multiple different ME assignments with successful individual achievements or strong team-based achievements

  • Elevated level of engineering and critical thinking skills

  • Thorough knowledge of the GM Mfg processes, in GA & Body and GPS shops, quality systems

  • Working Knowledge of plant floor systems including Error Proofing, Production Monitoring and Control, Andon Systems, Upload/Download and Compare, Throughput and Material Call

  • Prior Work Experience in tooling Systems with knowledge of Common Controls Hardware and Common

  • Demonstrated understanding of Vehicle manufacturing process & parts design interface for Error Proofing applications

  • Process (GSIP), Global Enterprise Production and Information Control System (GEPICS), Global Production Monitoring and Controls (GPM&C) and MASS (Upload, Download and compare).

  • Working knowledge of GMIT Launch Processes Plant job assignments 2-3 years (desirable) Demonstrated maintenance of technical competency in relevant field Controls Software Standards

  • Strong working knowledge of Manufacturing related IT systems including Global Standard Inspection

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Engineering
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