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Paint Shop Resident Engineer

Company: General Motors
Location: Lansing
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

About GMThere's never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This 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 Work for Us Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.Job Description THIS POSTING IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO THOSE IN GMNA AND NORTH AMEARICA. In our pursuit to create a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, GM's Global Manufacturing Engineering team is challenging the limits on what is possible and embracing agility as it reimagines how to build the next generation of vehicles. Our diverse team of Manufacturing Engineers play a crucial role in transforming our facilities through implementing the adoption of ground-breaking technologies. From raw sheet metal to final assembly, this team is reinventing the tools and processes that will enable GM to deliver on our promise to create an all-electric future.The position will be based at the GM Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant in the Paint Shop. However, at times you will be asked to support projects across town in the Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant Paint Shop. You must have some Project Management experience with emphasis on projects that are large in scope and involve the installation of paint automation or paint systems. You must be able to manage several projects simultaneously.As a Paint Shop Resident Engineer, you will manage and execute projects for the Vehicle Systems Paint Group. You will be responsible for the design, build and installation of state-of-the-art paint systems. You will work with construction contractors that will install our equipment and tooling. You will also be responsible for the refurbishment and upgrade of existing equipment.Your work will involve developing project concepts and contracting professional services for engineering (when it is necessary). You will be identifying long lead items for purchase such as robots, equipment, facilities, etc. You will purchase Machinery and Equipment (M&E) for the Paint Shop. You will develop bid specifications, scopes of work and project schedules. You will utilize the GM Purchasing Bid & Award Process to source purchase orders and will conduct technical bid reviews. You will write and submit purchase requisitions.Once the Purchase Order is issued you will meet with the manufacturers and monitor the engineering and fabrication. You will control design changes utilizing the field order process to document changes in scope. Once on site, you will monitor the installation, schedule and progress. You will integrate the Machinery and Equipment (M&E) into the Paint Shop. You will oversee the start-up and debug of the systems including integrating and getting the plants involvement. Finally, you will coordinate and support the functional and safety buy-offs (red, yellow and green tag). Additional non-project related task will include providing a report out once a month at the Paint 4-Walls Meeting, completing the annual color trials for new color introduction and the paint shop Durability Audits (2 times per year).You will be the primary contact between the plant and Vehicle Systems. At times you will be asked to provide timely information on equipment failures, breakdowns and lost production at your plant. Also, you may be asked to collect data and information to support surveys and studies.The position offers the independent self-starters the opportunity to manage their own projects. You are not tied to production so you can make your own work schedule. When it makes sense, you can work from home. There will be times when you will have to work a plant shutdown and come in on weekends but that is generally infrequent.Additional Job Description Qualifications: We are looking for a minimum of five (5) years' experience specifying, commissioning or operating paint shop equipment and systems. You must have a fundamental understanding of the major paint processes ( phosphate, elpo, ovens, air houses, paint mix, sludge, sealing, primer and topcoat ) and the ability to learn on your own the minor processes. But, you do not need to be an subject matter expert. You must demonstrate an ability to work independently and with others as part of a team. Your ability to work effectively with people at all educational and experience levels is required.You must demonstrate solid organization, planning and problem-solving skills. You must be willing to work effectively in a manufacturing plant environment. You must demonstrate some level of leadership experience.You must be able to demonstrate strength and/or competency in the 8 GM Behaviors of Inclusion, Think Customer, Innovate Now, Look Ahead, One Team, Be Bold, It's on Me and Winning with Integrity.An Engineering degree or equivalent plant/paint experience is required.Benefits OverviewThe goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:--- Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;--- Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;--- Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;--- Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; --- Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;--- Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.Diversity InformationGeneral 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.Equal Employment Opportunity Statements The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at . In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

Keywords: General Motors, Lansing , Paint Shop Resident Engineer, Engineering , Lansing, Michigan

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