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General Motors Controller Package Analysis Engineer in Milford, Michigan

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

The Controller Packaging Analysis Engineer leads the development of the controller packaging requirements and designing mechanical conformance of the embedded control module. The CPAE will also work with the GM Validation team to ensure the validation test plan and flow is aligned with the controller requirements. The Controller Packaging Analysis Engineer works with the embedded controller supplier, GM Validation team and Supplier Quality team to develop and validate the embedded controller manufacturing process.


  • Define controller location possibilities with vehicle groups and engine and transmission engineers as appropriate.

  • Review and support bracket design for installation into the vehicle

  • Review and approve controller fastener for controller to bracket installation

  • Use modeling tools to define controller thermal requirements.

  • Define controller package requirements in controller statement of requirements

  • Review and release controller math data

  • Review and release controller outline drawing

  • Approve and support supplier mechanical analysis and help resolve thermal design issues

  • Review and approve controller validation tests with suppliers and GM Validation team.

  • Troubleshoot validation failures to find a solution with the GM and supplier teams

  • Review and approve supplier manufacturing processes and line equipment

  • Approve controller connector selection

  • Approve connector validation test results

  • Review and approve shipping and handling requirements for the controller

Additional Job Description


  • Candidates should have one of the following engineering degrees: Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering

  • Knowledge and 2+ years of experience in vehicle or propulsion control system development

  • Demonstrated high level of analytical ability where problems are unusual or difficult

  • Demonstrated knowledge of developing and reviewing validation test documentation.

  • Knowledge of Design for Six Sigma, Red X, and similar system design methods

  • Demonstrated high level of communication and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated high level of technical skills.

  • Experience with use of modeling tools

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:

• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;

• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;

• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;

• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;

• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;

• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

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. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com .In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.