October 16-17, 2012
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Douglas Rhodes, Designing Engineer for Chassis Components, General Motors Company
Manufacturing Project Engineer, General Motors Company Doug is a Manufacturing Project Engineer focusing on the brake and fluid fill equipment in the assembly plants. He is responsible for the layout, design, and implementation of this equipment. His most recent project includes new equipment for the Wentzville Assembly Plant to accommodate the new Chevrolet Colorado mid-size truck. Prior to joining GM as a full-time employee in 2011, Doug also interned for the corporation. Outside of his work responsibilities, Doug is a part of the Professional Development Committee of GM's JumpStart new hire development group and a member of the GM's Georgia Tech URT. Doug earned his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2011 and is in the process of receiving his Masters in Global Automotive and Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Michigan.