Paint Process Engineer
General Motors
Bowling Green, KY
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About the plant: GM began production of the esteemed Corvette at the Bowling Green, KY assembly plant in 1981, and the facility has remained the exclusive home of the Corvette for over 30 years. Known around the world as America’s sports car, the Corvette exemplifies the definition of innovation. The Corvette is the world’s longest-running, continuously produced passenger car with more than 1.6 million produced. When the first Corvette rolled off the line over 60 years ago, it was born an icon, and GM has continued this reputation for the car with six decades of refinement and innovation.

Bowling Green Assembly is the only plant in the world to build Corvettes.

This manufacturing facility has produced over 1 million Corvettes since its startup in 1981.

The plant has the largest solar array of any automaker in the state of Kentucky.

The Corvette team attends various customer events throughout the year to gain valuable insight and feedback on the product.

Job Details: Paint Process Engineer with strong experience in robotic application and process control. Work may be independent in nature or require the assistance of outside resources.

Support plant with development of new processes and pathing for new products and mid-cycle enhancements.
Support plant with process improvements driven by quality data and bench marking improvements.
Manage process control plans and performance to those plans.
Maintain daily throughput requirements and lead problem solving efforts to address responsiveness issues.
Manage quality data effectively and respond with action to address opportunities.
Support plant with root cause identification and resolution of process related issues.
Drive solutions using common systems and global standards.
Supervise process team members. Direct process team daily and periodic activities.
Manage business according to General Motors Global Manufacturing System Standards.

Required Skills and Abilities:
3 + years of Plant Floor automation engineering required in this role.
Ability to work with a high level of independence to execute project deliverables.
High level of engineering and problem solving required.
Fundamental understanding of painting process.
3 + years of experience in programming Fanuc robots in paint processes.
Operations level experience in automation cells.
Ability to troubleshoot process and equipment problems.
Ability to independently drive problems to resolution.
Ability to read electrical and mechanical prints.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
May be required to work any shift

Preferred Skills and Abilities:
Experience with multiple FANUC robot controller platforms: RJ3iB
Experience with FANUC Robots: P-250, and P-700 specifically
Experience with automation simulation software: Paint Pro,
PLC programming and troubleshooting experience.

B.S. Engineering, Science, Business or equivalent degree