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General Motors Electrical Architect 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

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Job Description

We are looking for a high-performing Electrical Architect and Wiring Synthesis Engineer who is responsible for developing the Propulsion System control system wiring requirements and mechanization in conjunction with the Vehicle wiring architecture/mechanization. The candidate must be able to develop the Propulsion System control system wiring requirements and mechanization in conjunction with the Vehicle Wiring Architecture. The concepts may not always be well defined and the requirement generation may involve considerable research/investigation to be transformed into publishable requirements. The candidate must be an effective leader, communicator and collaborator.


• Generate wiring schematics per a Propulsion standard for all build phases

• Release versions of the schematic/functional partitioning into Mentor Capital and dynamometer diagnostic tool rendering

• Maintain Mentor Capital drawings and Library to verify wiring requirements (including grounding and fusing)

• Support Control System schematics set to the Test Lab personnel for use in the design and manufacture of dyno harnesses

• Work with Component Release Engineers and Suppliers to complete the Interface Control Documents (ICDe)

• Work closely with vehicle customers to review vehicle schematics and assure the integrity of the Propulsion information (Wiring Reviews)

• Participate as a member of the Electrical Mechanization COE

• Provide technical support to the Vehicle Wiring Harness Release Engineer

• Maintain program team portion of Propulsion schematics in Team Center with CR support

• Create and maintain library data

• Provide leadership in application of Propulsion to Mentor Capital

• Implementation and support of eSCI database (Library support)

• Organize and support Change Requests for Architecture/Software changes

• Participate in GSSLT


  • Propulsion wiring schematics

  • Propulsion wiring logical(s)

  • Approve propulsion Dynamometer Wiring Schematics

  • Review completed ICDe’s

  • Approve Propulsion wiring information for vehicle schematics

  • Harmonize mentor capital application with Propulsion

  • eSCI database implementation

  • Communize processes

  • Problem resolution

  • Confirm eSCI site is populated with the component ICDe’s

Additional Job Description


  • BS in Engineering, Physics, Math, Computer Science, Information Technology or Chemistry

  • 2+ years of experience in vehicle or powertrain control system development

  • Knowledge of vehicle or powertrain electrical systems

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

  • Knowledge of design for six sigma and red X design analysis

  • Results driven individual with high levels of initiative, urgency and proactive

  • High degree of functional/technical and program management skills

  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills

  • Good business acumen, organizational and strategic agility

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.

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.