General Motors Controls Engineer - Body Shop (6/7) - MAN0021422 in Bowling Green, Kentucky

At the new General Motors,we are passionate about designing, building and selling the world’s bestvehicles. This vision unites us as a team each and every day and is thehallmark of our customer-driven culture. Making the world’s best vehiclescan only happen with the world’s greatest employees. GM is in the process ofreinventing our industry with innovative products like the Chevy Volt andOnStar. Our 202,000 employees work in 158 facilities touching sixcontinents, they speak more than 50 languages and touch 23 time zones.From designing and engineering state-of-the-art plants and developing newvehicles and technologies to creating new marketing programs, our team membersare valued for their unique contributions. We are seeking individuals whoare looking to make a difference in one of the world’s most iconiccompanies.

Responsibilities :

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, correct and improve logic and controls systems for production equipment and systems.
  • Provide direction and support on operation, repair, and replacement of robots and components, programmable logic controllers, variable frequency drives, and various field devices.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, correct and improve communications networks on plant floor including Devicenet, Ethernet, and other protocols.
  • Provide support and direction to electricians on controls and power issues.
  • Troubleshoot electrical issues with substations, electrical buss, buss plugs, power distribution panels, and other electrical distribution systems.
  • Analyze, engineer, and design new power distribution circuits and systems for new equipment, and equipment moves.
  • Provide safe electrical decommissioning of electrical equipment.
  • Develop cost and timing for new plant projects.
  • Execute projects to budget on schedule.
  • Develop specs for plant projects, work appropriate procurement system (SAP, PDMP, NPP), schedule and manage projects with contract or internal resources.
  • Develop effective working relationship with internal skilled trades, the service agreement provider, and contractors.
  • Ensure all safety policies and procedures are followed by contractor and internal resources.
  • Participate in Electrical Safe Work Practices efforts in the plant.

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 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.

Requirements Candidate Qualifications:

  • Strong manufacturing knowledge and strong leadership skills
  • Strong knowledge and ability to implement GMS principles and mentor others
  • Demonstrate high level of analytical ability, communication and interpersonal skills required to build relationships with team members and customers to solve problems and resolve issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and assignments with medium level of autonomy and high accountability for results (may work under the direction of a more seasoned process engineer)
  • Demonstrated ability in project management skills
  • 1-3years of experience with industrial electrical systems

Preferred Candidate Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience with GM asset management, procurement, and safety systems and requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience with Fanuc Robot systems, Allen Bradley hardware, devicenet and Ethernet communications networks.

Competencies: Technical Skills, Delegation, Problem Solving, Timely Decision Making, Building Effective Teams


Bachelor's Degree with major in electrical engineering or equivalent training/experience.