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Take 2 - Manufacturing Controls Engineer, PLC Controls

Company: General Motors LLC
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

This role is part of the Take 2 program, which is a program designed for those who took a career break of two years or more and are looking to re-enter the workforce. This program provides you with 12 week support system in the form of mentorship, professional and technical learning paths, and a community of the program's alumni network to support your career re-entry journey!

We will make you a full-time employee upon hire, and eligible for benefits on day 1 including our robust paid family leave policy! A Take 2 Alumni liaison will contact you before your first day and provide additional support as you go through your first 12 weeks.

Role Summary

The Controls Engineer will design, build, and troubleshoot electrical control systems for machinery and equipment that manufacture best-in-class and tech-forward vehicles. As a Controls Engineer you'll be applying your technical expertise to the powerhouse behind GM's profitability through the delivery of exceptional vehicles that inspire customer loyalty.

Duties include implementing standards and procedures plus coordinating machine control modification needs with engineering and maintenance. Typical duties include developing, debugging, and troubleshooting control logic programs along with other related functions.

Job Requirements

  • 2+ years of working experience
  • Must have taken 2+ years away from career field to qualify for this Take 2 role.
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent experience/training.
  • Controls experience in manufacturing environment

  • PLC experience with ladder logic, and schematics
  • Mechatronics degree or training a benefit.

Would be helpful, but not required for the job:

  • 4+ years Controls experience in manufacturing environment

  • 2+ years of PLC work experience
  • General knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics is helpful.
  • Experience with Siemens, Allen-Bradley and GE Fanuc hardware/software a plus.

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.

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 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 LLC, Bowling Green , Take 2 - Manufacturing Controls Engineer, PLC Controls, Other , Bowling Green, Kentucky

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