General Motor

General Motor

2024 Entry Level Manufacturing Industrial Engineer



Work Arrangement:

Onsite: This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.

At General Motors we strive for a culture of excellence. We act with integrity. We are driven by ingenuity and innovation. We have the courage to do and say what's difficult. Each of us takes accountability for results, drives for continued efficiencies and has the tenacity to win.

We are seeking Industrial Engineers to do hands-on work that would potentially add directly to the bottom line of our culture and our company. You would be responsible for analyzing the efficiency of manufacturing operations and changes related to personnel, material, machines and facilities. Work involves leadership ability, critical thinking and communication skills. Makes decisions with mentorship from supervisors.

  • Recommends changes to layouts, labor control and/or material control

  • Frequent contact with others outside the work group

  • Develop accurate methods and optimum operation layout

  • Makes operation descriptions and performs the vital calculations to complete studies and change routines or other systems of labor and material control

  • Job Location

    We have opportunities available in the below locations for this role. Please indicate in your application which of these locations you are interested in.

  • Flint, MI
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Tonawanda, NY
  • Arlington, TX
  • Additional Description
  • Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuit of a Bachelor's degree in one of the following areas: Industrial Engineering

  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week

  • Willing to work in a plant environment

  • Graduating between December 2023 and Spring of 2024

  • What will give you a Competitive Edge (preferred qualifications)

     Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization
     Demonstrates leadership in previous positions, field of study, extra-curricular activities or service organizations
     Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, especially the ability to synthesize large amounts of data involving multiple variables into comprehensive, applicable insights
     Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, managing timelines and goals
     Willingness to ask questions, take initiative and be resourceful and inventive
     Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill sophisticated subjects to a wider audience
     Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust
     Deliver new and creative solutions to sophisticated problems

    Relocation assistance is available to candidates who meet eligibility requirements.

    Pay Transparency:

     The salary range for this role is $82,500 and $95,000. The actual base salary a successful candidate will be offered within this range will vary based on factors relevant to the position. 
     Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level and individual performance.

    This role requires you to possess good physical stamina and coordination. Specific physical requirements of the position include the ability to:

     Walk and stand for prolonged periods of time. 
     Read standardized work instructions, operate machines and tools, and perform quality inspections. 
     Promptly detect and respond to safety instructions, alarms, and signals. 
     Wear personal protective equipment, for example: safety glasses, gloves, hats, ear plugs, and safety shoes. 
     Work in a loud manufacturing environment that is not climate controlled (conditions can be hot or cold). 
     Frequently and repetitively bend, twist, kneel, crouch and reach to perform work. 
     Lift or carry materials weighing up to 15 pounds and periodically carry or lift materials weighing up to 40 lbs. 
     Occasionally sit, climb (including ladders and lifts) and drive vehicles and equipment.
    About GM

    Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

    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.

    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 [email protected] or call us at 800-865-7580. 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.

    Job details


    2024 Entry Level Manufacturing Industrial Engineer


    General Motor


    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    August 31, 2023

    Job type




    About the employer

    We embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all. Our diverse team of 164,000 employees bring their collective passion for engineering, technology and design to deliver on our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion.

    Together, we want to make electric vehicles for everyone and safely push transportation beyond our wildest imaginations with autonomous vehicles and advance hydrogen fuel cell technology. We are proud of our achievements so far, but there is more work to be done. Together, for everyone.


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