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General Motors Manufacturing Electrical Engineer Intern - JR-000045600_41078605458_3 in Kansas City, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11565390 About GM

There'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 Us

Our 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 Description

At General Motors we strive for a culture of excellence. We act with integrity. We are driven by ingenuity and innovation. We have the courage to do and say what's difficult. Each of us takes accountability for results, drives for continued efficiencies and has the tenacity to win.

We are seeking Manufacturing Electrical EngineerInternto do hands-on work that would have the opportunity to add directly to the bottom line of our culture and our company. You will have many responsibilities and accountabilitiesfor example,control systems engineering and electrical support for programs. You will learn how to lead electrical projects for several different areas of the plant including operations improvements, new and replacement programs. This is a hands-on position in which you may work with periodic repairs and to provide technical support and direction to support personnel/skilled trades.


+ Investigates system and equipment problems and provides technical guidance in problem resolution

+ Develops cost estimates, investment forecasts, business cases, appropriation requests and plans for minor project activity

+ Coordinates with area manufacturing engineers on process and equipment planning, including model change, throughput, sourcing, etc.

+ SupportsGMSand Quality Network implementation initiatives

+ Utilizesstatistical methods for continuous improvement on plant systems

+ Implements safe work practices as the highest priority and implements objectives for ergonomics, health/safety and housekeeping

+ Maintains good working relationships with peers, hourly employees, union, management, supplier community and collaborates with vital support functions outside of the assembly plant

+ Develops and supervises planning timetables and projects schedules

+ Coordinates and communicates the development of changes to improve conditions for the assembly process

+ Electrical root cause analysis and problem solving

+ Programming of manufacturing technology

+ Analyzes product, process and technology to figure out best methods of manufacture

+ Assists in the design and building of tools and equipment or recommends improvements to existing processes

+ Assists maintenance personnel in operation and maintenance of niche equipment

Additional Job Description


+ Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering/Electrical EngineeringTechnology

+ Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week

+ Willing to work in a plant environment

Desired Skills:

+ Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization as needed

+ Demonstrates leadership in field of study, extra-curricular activities or service organizations

+ Strong leadership skills, to guide project teams through planning, execution and insight phases

+ Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, especially the ability to synthesize large amounts of data involving multiple variables into comprehensive, applicable insights

+ Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, managing timelines and goals

+ Willingness to ask questions, take initiative and be resourceful and inventive

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill sophisticated subjects to a wider audience

+ Emerging partnership and teamwork skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a rapidly moving environment

+ High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed

+ Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust

+ Deliver new and creative solutions to sophisticated problems