Controls Engineer
General Motors


Job Info


Job Description

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.

Additional Job Description
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 crafting safer, better and more balanced ways for people to get around. This ambitious vision won't happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to redefining how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us

Our culture is passionate about 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 encourage efficiency 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 Requirements

  • 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.
Preferred Skills
  • 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.
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 at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com . 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.

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.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

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 atCareers.Accommodations@GM.com. 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.



More Automotive jobs


General Motors
Indianapolis, Indiana
Posted about 6 hours ago

General Motors
Warren, Michigan
Posted about 6 hours ago

General Motors
Detroit, Michigan
Posted about 6 hours ago

Job Alerts

Provide an email, zip code for jobs, and/or job category to subscribe to job alerts. Learn more now.


*By subscribing, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.


Share this job with the community

Click a community link below, and then social share the Controls Engineer job.


African American Job Search Logo
Asian Job Search Logo
Disabled Job Seekers Logo
Hispanic Job Exchange Logo
LGBT Job Search Logo
Seniors to Work Logo
US Diversity Job Search Logo
Veteran Job Center Logo