Manufacturing Quality Engineer Intern

POSTED ON 6/23/2020 CLOSED ON 7/18/2020
General Motors Hired Organization Address Rochester, NY Full Time

Job Posting for Manufacturing Quality Engineer Intern at General Motors

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 creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won’t happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us 

Our culture is focused on 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 inspire productivity 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 Description

At General Motors we pride ourselves on designing, building and selling the world's best vehicles. We are seeking a new generation of visionaries to help launch bold engineering and business initiatives, and shape new directions for General Motors. As an intern or co-op student through our EXCEL (Exploring Careers through Experiential Learning) Program you will gain hands-on career specific experiences to maximize your real world potential.

Manufacturing Quality Engineer Intern 

Looking for a position that demonstrates your high level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult? Our culture here at GM cultivates innovative thinking where we like to see things not as they are but as they could be. We also look to put quality and safety at the forefront of everything we do. As a Quality Engineer at GM you would drive problem solving and resolutions based on data driven solutions to suppliers and internal customers. Your work would involve functioning as a technical liaison between production operations, engineering, suppliers, and supplier quality 

Other responsibilities:  

  • Interact with production and engineering on part measurement results to part print specifications to assure quality and reliability 

  • Ensure effective containment and resolution to identified non-conforming product 

  • Communicate emerging issues for responsible components daily to Quality Systems Manager 

  • Coordinate repair, rework, and containment activities for identified spills 

  • Validate supplier scrap 

  • Work with PRR process on supplier related issued 

  • Support the PTR Process by running PTR's and evaluating impact on the product / function 

  • Support launch activities of new products 

  • Support the implementation and effective adherence to all elements within GMS 

Additional Job Description


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or Master's Degree in an enginnering field

  • Preferred majors: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Controls Engineering, Controls Systems Engineering, Materials Engineering

  • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale 

  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week 

  • Proficient in reading part drawings and interpretation of part measurements

  • Willing to work in a plant environment 

Desired Skills:  

  • Knowledge of and ability to effectively use computer software as it pertains to quality engineering 

  • Knowledge of design tolerances and gauge function 

  • Understanding of supplier quality standards 

  • Prior internship experience in automotive or technology 

  • Demonstrated leadership in field of study, extracurricular activities or service organizations  

  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative and is proactive 

  • Emerging partnership and collaboration skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a fast-paced environment 

  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust  

Student Housing is available to candidates who meet eligibility requirements. 




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.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

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