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General Motors Grand Rapids Controls Engineer in Wyoming, Michigan

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 UsOur 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 DescriptionResponsible for program execution and plant floor production support for machine controls, vision, laser marking and robotics, in a manufacturing environment where a considerable amount of creativity and initiative is required, as well as a high level of independent judgment.You will be responsible for equipment related to the manufacturing process. You will required to use your independent discernment.Your responsibility may involve training others and assigning work to a small group of employees.Off Shift - Must be willing to work all shiftsResponsibilities:* Design and troubleshooting of electrical controls systems* Design, construction, integration, installation, successful launch and continuous improvement of manufacturing equipment and tools* Provide technical direction to and oversight of outside vendor sources* Update and maintain controls documentation* Support equipment build/runoff buyoff processAdditional Job DescriptionBasic Required:* Minimum of 4 years of experience as a controls engineer, or automation/controls troubleshooting for industrial machinery* Strong technical knowledge of electrical/control systems and the ability to apply these concepts within a manufacturing environment* Demonstrated basic understanding of mechanical concepts involving machine designs, and process requirements involved in the manufacturing process* Ability to assist in all aspects of installation and improvement projects and sub-projects within the manufacturing areas relating to machine controls, vision and related disciplines. Responsibilities include specification, design, estimating, hardware/software integration, installation, commissioning, cost control and documentation.* Experience in PLC programming, HMI programming, and Ethernet networks* Strong Allen Bradley Controls System Background* Knowledge of Fanuc CNC, Siemens step 7 840D system* Knowledge of servo motors, motion control, vision and drives* Ability to design and troubleshoot electrical controls systems* Demonstrated ability to manage challenging projects and assignments with high level of autonomy and accountability for results* Demonstrated understanding of manufacturing floor activities* General knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic control systems* Ability to use a computer, common controls and automation applications, and learn new systems* Demonstrate initiative by reaching beyond assignments to improve output and/or help others* Proven ability in project management skills and ability to teach/lead others* Will

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