General Motor

General Motor

Manufacturing Engineer


Wentzville Manufacturing Engineering group is looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer responsible for performing engineering work in a variety of projects and/or programs. As a Mechanical Engineer you will provide technical expertise for successful execution of projects. You will help troubleshoot equipment issues, develop new products, processes, standards, or operational plans in support of the organization's business strategies. You will also work closely to lead and support workers in all departments to achieve production and performance goals. This may include identifying problems, updating, or modifying working methods that may be complex. Promoting GM's values and making customer-focused improvement decisions is a must.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Demonstrate and enforce safe work practices as the highest priority
  • Align with the terms of local and national labor agreements
  • Implement divisional and corporate policies
  • Acquire a deep knowledge and drive implementation of GMS principles
  • Perform root cause analysis and develop corrective actions for equipment failures
  • Provide technical guidance for sophisticated and unusual plant operations or projects
  • Develop a proactive safety culture across the organization
  • Engage and support upcoming major projects including weekend work as needed
  • Evaluate processes and procedures for Continuous Improvement opportunities
  • Review and evaluate proposals for existing and new manufacturing processes including funding requests such as ARs, NPPs and MBCs
  • Develop long-range plans for improvements of processes and manufacturing activities
  • Frequent contact with others outside the work group and plant
  • Manage 3rd party contractors as required
  • Additional Description

    Additional Job Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering discipline required
  • 3-7 years' experience in engineering or technical positions
  • Experience in plant floor systems preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with skilled trades personnel and equipment PM activities
  • Experience in Throughput Improvement Process (TIP) & Practical Problem Solving (PPS)
  • Critical Communication Tracking System (CCTS), ACAP preferred
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to track, develop, and interpret metrics
  • Labor Relations training with bargaining unit employees
  • Strong MS Office skills (Excel, Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, Project, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of AutoCad, Siemens NX, or related drawing programs
  • Experience with 3D printing preferred
  • Knowledge of robots and conveyor systems preferred
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    We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

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    Job details


    Manufacturing Engineer


    General Motor


    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    September 15, 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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