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Manufacturing IT Engineer (PP)


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  50405

TITLE: Manufacturing IT Engineer


DUTIES: Nexteer Automotive Corporation seeks a Manufacturing IT Engineer based out of our office at 3900 E. Holland Road, Saginaw, MI 48601.  Note, this is a hybrid position whereby the employee will work both from home and from the aforementioned office address.  Hence, the employee must live within a reasonable commuting distance of the aforementioned office address.  Note, this position requires international and domestic travel, as needed, up to 5%.


Developing and deploying product traceability software applications (LabView, C#). Supporting existing product traceability software applications. Reviewing implementation compliance with a global model and customer requirements. Being a point of contact for manufacturing engineers in regards to how traceability should be implemented on specific machines. Working with local IT contacts during program launch. Conducting implementation audits. Developing training material and providing coaching on Traceability to engineers in production plants. Assisting in performing disaster recovery procedures on plant floor PCs. Utilizing project management skills to plan and execute assigned projects. Communicating with all stakeholders, supervisor, engineers, skilled trades, etc. to meet customer requirements. Supporting IT solutions in Manufacturing area, e.g. MES – Manufacturing Execution System.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Information Technology, or Systems Engineering and Telecommunications and three years of experience in the job offered or related. Experience must include: Experience with programming and managing industrial data systems in a manufacturing environment; experience with industrial PLC, HMI and Barcode reader programming; experience with desktop and server Windows Operating Systems; experience with Programmability of Microsoft SQL Databases; experience with programming in the following languages LabView, .NET, PHP, Java, C#; experience with industrial communication software (Modbus, Ethernet IP, OPC); experience with principles of networking and network protocols; and experience with architecture of Traceability, MES, MOM and Plant Floor systems. International and domestic travel required, as needed, up to 5%.


OTHER: Employer:  Nexteer Automotive Corporation.  Job Site: 3900 E. Holland Road, Saginaw, MI 48601; 40 hours/week.