General Motors Senior Machine Vision Process Engineer - MFE0003301 in Warren, Michigan

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Job Description

General Motors AutomationStandards team is seeking a highly talented manufacturing engineer interestedin developing, maintaining and supporting global machine vision applications and standards for manufacturingautomation systems.

Job Requirements

  • Review manufacturing system requirements and design robust vision applications

  • Create and document global vision strategy and standards for manufacturing requirements including error proofing, robot guidance and part quality. Develop scalable solution sets.

  • Interface with other ME departments and regional automation execution teams to gather feedback and document manufacturing requirements.

  • Interface with vision equipment suppliers and vision integration suppliers

  • Provide vision system hardware and software designs including: vision equipment devices, power distribution, I/O networks, software, and cost estimating tools.

  • Ensure vision application designs comply with GCCH, GCCS and Global Robot Standards.

  • Supervise detailed designs by contractors when necessary.

  • Specify vision system components, functional requirements and integration methods.

  • Evaluate and validate new vision technologies for use in manufacturing plants.

  • Provide on-site and remote technical support for: plant vision issues, newequipment startup, troubleshooting, reprogramming, diagnostic equipment usage, and interfacing with skilled trades personnel.

  • Provide training and documentation for global deployment of standard vision systems.

  • Educate the regionalexecution teams

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Basic Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience

  • At least 10 years of experience with the design, build and start-up of manufacturing systems

  • Experience with setting up and debugging vision systems for error proofing, robot guidance or part quality

  • Demonstrated excellent level of analytical ability, communication andinterpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects and assignments with a high level of autonomy

  • Occasional travel required within North America and globally to OEMs and plant sites

Basic Preferred

  • Experience with deploying robots in manufacturing systems

  • AIA Certified Vision Professional – Basic or Advanced Certification

  • Experience with plant floor systems (GPMC, GEPICS, GSIP, PERG, RPM/MERS)

  • Experience with developing GM Global Common standards (GCCH, GCCS, GRS)