General Motors Networks and Cyber Security Senior Process Engineer - MFE0003193 in Warren, Michigan

About Us: At the new General Motors, we are passionate about designing, building and selling the world’s best vehicles. This vision unites us as a team each and every day and is the hallmark of our customer-driven culture. Making the world’s best vehicles can only happen with the world’s greatest employees. GM is in the process of reinventing our industry with innovative products like the Chevy Volt and OnStar. Our 202,000 employees work in 158 facilities touching six continents, they speak more than 50 languages and touch 23 time zones. From designing and engineering state-of-the-art plants and developing new vehicles and technologies to creating new marketing programs, our team members are valued for their unique contributions. We are seeking individuals who are looking to make a difference in one of the world’s most iconic companies.

Position Overview:

Manufacturing Engineering Cyber Security and Plant Floor Networks is a new organization within Vehicle Systems. The primary responsibility for this organization will be defining and implementing Cyber Security Policies, Practices and Solutions for Manufacturing. Tightly coupled with this responsibility is maintaining and ongoing development of the Plant Floor Network Strategy for the Global Common Controls Architecture. The scope covers all Manufacturing including both Vehicle Systems as well as Global Propulsion Systems in all regions.

The engineers in this group will need to be technically knowledgeable in all of the appropriate GM controls standards such as GCCH, GCCS, GCCB, PFCN / IECN and Plant Floor System applications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide inputs into the design of Cyber Security Systems and Plant Floor Networks for Manufacturing

  • Drive system requirements to minimize potential security risks of plant floor networks

  • Define and develop processes and methodologies for designing secure plant floor systems

  • Represent manufacturing specific security and network needs in the application and maintenance of Cyber Security Initiatives

  • Conduct compatibility tests of new hardware and software, ensuring compliance with IT requirements

  • Design, Implement and Support Global Execution of network security policies of Industrial Ethernet Controls Networks (IECN)

  • Ensure Proper Usage of E-tools used to configure, troubleshoot and audit IECN networks

  • Design and Support Execution of Regional Legacy Manufacturing Equipment Communication Networks (Ethernet IP, Profibus, ProfiNet, DeviceNet, etc.)

  • Apply Framework for Maintaining Cyber Security at Regional Manufacturing Sites

  • Incorporate lessons learned and cost savings initiatives into the appropriate standards.

  • Strong controls engineering background with knowledge of GM controls engineering standards such as GCCH, GCCS, Networks, safety systems and Plant Floor Systems.

  • Familiarity with Network and Computer Communications Standards. Knowledge of vehicle manufacturing processes and operations, and knowledge of Manufacturing Engineering roles and responsibilities.

  • Knowledge of the ME organization and Automation standardized work with minimum 5 years of experience in Manufacturing/Manufacturing Engineering, with experience in launch execution, engineering design and build, project management.

  • Knowledge of networks, risk management, security threats and techniques.

  • Analytical skills with proven ability to solve technical problems, with demonstrated professional performance in related area(s).

  • Extensive experience in Ethernet IP

  • Preferable Cisco certified in CCNA, CCNP, CCSP

  • High level of interpersonal skill required to collaborate with project engineers and other organizations.

  • High level of communication skills, both written and oral.

  • High level of organization and planning skills.

  • High level of skill with computer based office and engineering applications.

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Required Knowledge/Experience:
  • Familiarity with Network and Computer Communications Standards. Knowledge of vehicle manufacturing processes and operations, and knowledge of Manufacturing Engineering roles and responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of the ME organization and Automation standardized work with minimum 5 years of experience in Manufacturing/Manufacturing Engineering, with experience in launch execution, engineering design and build, project management.
  • Knowledge of networks, risk management, security threats and techniques.
  • Strong controls engineering background.

Required Skills:

  • Analytical skills with proven ability to solve technical problems, with demonstrated professional performance in related area(s).
  • Extensive experience in Ethernet IP
  • Preferable Cisco certified in CCNA, CCNP, CCSP
  • High level of interpersonal skill required to collaborate with project engineers and other organizations.
  • High level of communication skills, both written and oral.
  • High level of organization and planning skills.
  • High level of skill with computer based office and engineering applications.

Required Education:

Engineering Bachelor Degree, Electrical or Computer Engineering.Exceptions may apply based on past experience/job profile

Preferred Skills and Education:

  • Knowledge of GM controls engineering standards such as GCCH, GCCS, Networks, safety systems and Plant Floor Systems.
  • Engineering Master Degree