Site Mechanical Lead
General Motors

Detroit, Michigan

Posted in Automotive

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Job Info

Job Description

As the Mechanical Lead, you will be responsible for Maximo administration for the site; you will at times be responsible for a small to medium group of maintenance employees including Electricians, Millwrights, Pipefitters and Toolmakers on 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift.

As required, you will lead mechanical maintenance, repair of plant equipment, lead short term and long-term solutions, create preventative maintenance job plans; conduct appropriate checks and tests, and communicate evaluation of results and generate reports to improve uptime of equipment.

  • Maximo business administration activities for the site (Maximo LBA)
  • Mechanical design and function modifications promoting continuous improvement (TIP) to help production operations produce quality parts at rate
  • Asset Sustainability Management and Planning (i.e., Preventive and Predictive Maintenance)
  • Recommend solutions to problems
  • Responsible for preventative maintenance and diagnosis of equipment malfunctions.
  • Meet schedule and quality requirements
  • Establishes a course of action to accomplish completion of the job and/or project.
  • Production Guidance (technical troubleshooting and direction)
  • Production Loss Analysis (downtime reviews)
  • Project Planning and Scheduling Activities
  • Production Launch Support Activities
  • Trades Supervision (directing of trades to perform work as necessary)
  • Implement divisional and corporate policies and safety and good housekeeping practices
  • Maintain frequent contact and collaboration with others outside of the work group
  • Has knowledge and ability to implement GMS principles
  • Responsible for escalation of issues in a timely manner
  • Must have knowledge of the practical problem-solving process
  • Cost reduction and Generate Technical solutions for current, new, and major programs
  • Support 5000 Maintenance Account budget attainment
  • Assist in developing engineering designs, including subsystems
  • Assist in implementing engineering changes
  • Engineering Documentation Management including creating and updating all types of resource documentation (Word, Excel, AutoCAD, etc.)

Additional Job Description

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Lead 3D printing activities
  • Site NPP (Process) and PAT (Plant Asset Team) lead
  • Asset Disposal process (AD), Asset Condition Assessment Planning (ACAP)


Basic Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and/or equivalent experience
  • 5 + years' experience in automotive conveyor, robot systems and / or structural analysis
  • Proficiency in administering Maximo application (3+years)
  • Knowledge of Preventative Maintenance and Predictive Maintenance principles
  • Experience with planning and implementation of systems and processes
  • Experience in developing and executing procedures
  • Expert knowledge of mechanical systems (Robotics, Conveyors, Servos, Mechanical Drives and Tooling)
  • Hands-on troubleshooting background
  • Working knowledge of process equipment operations, sequence, error proofing and diagnostic capabilities
  • Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to multitask and work with others in a highly flexible and demanding environment.

Additional required:
  • Knowledge of Team Center
  • Basic industrial controls knowledge.
  • Basic knowledge of robot automation, particularly Fanuc robots.
  • Knowledge of fluid fill systems.
  • Knowledge of automated welding and adhesive/sealing dispense.
Knowledge of drives / motion control.

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 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.

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