Project Engineer

Cloudious LLC
Detroit, Michigan
Feb 08, 2024
Feb 15, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Description Ensure Alignment to Selected Title

Review manufacturing system requirements and design robust robotic software applications create and document GRS standards for manufacturing requirements.

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

Interface with Execution teams, equipment suppliers and manufacturing integration suppliers.

Ensure software / hardware robotic application designs comply with GM Standards.

Supervise detailed designs by contractors when necessary.

Specify software / robotic selection guidance, functional requirements, and integration methods. Example: Flying robots, Vision guided robots, wash robots, Pick and place robots.

Evaluate and validate new software / hardware for use in manufacturing plants.

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

Provide training and documentation for global deployment of standard GRS software.

Validation of DCS zones and various other Robot Specifications based of a GM Validation Checklist

Review of Simulation via Process Simulate

Educate the regional execution teams.

Provide plant technical support with the development, planning and strategies for maintaining and replacing obsolete equipment.

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

Story Behind the Need Business Group & Key Projects
  • Business group
  • Surrounding team & key projects
  • Purpose of this team
  • Motivators for this need (i.e.-special projects/general workload support/etc.)
  • Launch manufacturing equipment. Engineers are centered around robots. Making sure supplier is going to be launching on software standards. Tracking any issues. The engineer will work with the supplier to go over designs and concepts and validate it on the site. Will have a set of deliverables to follow up and complete a checklist.
  • Have comfortable with Fanuc robots.
  • Goal is to ensure robots are launched to GM standards.
  • GRS certification is a huge plus
  • Project management capabilities and someone that is a leader and a team player. They must work well with their counterparts. Need someone that is self-motivated.
  • Seeking a highly talented robotic manufacturing engineer interested in developing, maintaining, and supporting global machine Robotic applications and standards for manufacturing automation systems for Global Common, and Non-Global Common architectures.

Typical Day in the Role
  • Typical task breakdown and rhythm
  • Interaction level with team
  • Work environment description
  • Chance for flex hours or remote
  • Chance for extension later
  • Confirm if group participates in GM Contract Worker Shutdown days
  • Interaction with team is making sure you are knowledgeable with your deliverables.
  • Indoors and temperature controlled.
  • Flexible hours depending on the project.
  • Chance for an extension dependent on performance.
  • Yes, group participates in the Worker shutdown days.
  • Must demonstrate excellent level of analytical ability, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to manage multiple complex projects and assignments with a high level of autonomy.
  • These assignments will more than likely be extended after the 1 year.

Compelling Story & Candidate Value Proposition
  • What makes this role interesting?
  • Competitive market comparison
  • Unique selling points
  • Value added or experience gained
  • What makes the role interesting is the opportunity to work with brand new technology from autonomous vehicles and battery technology. Room for significant growth. The fee for service is treated as direct employees.

  • To professionally grow with a world class team that validates and executes the best common Controls and Automation systems in the industry. The team works collectively, in a highly energy environment, to meet business plan objectives of GM's Global Propulsion System organization. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with the latest technology when it comes to automation controls specifically with complex robotic applications

Candidate Requirements
  • Degrees or certifications required
  • Years of experience required
  • Technologies/depth of technologies required
  • Any preferred schools/companies

Minimum of 7 years' experience within robotics engineer role

Bachelor's in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or computer science is preferred

Experience with multiple models of FANUC Robotics.

Experience with DCS Validation setup

Experience with teaching / set up of FANUC robots in FANUC TP language.

Ability to Travel up to 25% within the U.S. on an ad hoc basis. Some flexibility based off the contractor's preference.

Preferred Qualifications:

GRS certified

Roboguide Experience

Process Simulate Experience

IR Vision Experience

Experience with the design, build and start-up of manufacturing systems.

Experience with design, set up, and debug of automation systems
Project Engineer