General Motors Transmission Design Release Engineer - GPS0003410 in Pontiac, Michigan

Design Release Engineer– Transmissions



  • Lead the Design, Development, Validation and Release activities for Transmission Systems, Sub-Systems and Components
  • Manage Design changes to meet program timing
  • Provide cross-functional evaluation of alternatives to meet requirements
  • Lead system and sub-system design reviews
  • Keep a project book (including timing, changes, cost information, part availability, mass, timing, interface documents, Bill of Material (BOM), re-use potential)
  • Ensure designs comply with Best Common Practices
  • Ensure on time prototype material and build activities
  • Follow-Up on timing and part availability
  • Perform root cause analysis on components
  • Lead cost and warranty reduction efforts
  • Support activities at powertrain and vehicle assembly plant sites
  • Contribute to Bills Of Design and Bills Of Materials
  • Work cross functionally with Suppliers, Purchasing, Supplier Quality, Vehicle Teams
  • Use common Powertrain systems and processes
  • Communicate information to and from internal and external customer organizations
  • Travel as required (domestic & international)

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering (or Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering)
  • High level of oral and written communication skills
  • Minimum two years of experience in at least one of the following:

*Demonstrated technical and professional experience in one of the following, Transmission (Automatic, Manual, DCT, CVT) systems, structures, sealing, pumps, heat exchangers,

park systems, gears, shafts, bushings, bearings, clutch systems, hydraulic controls, electronic controls, torque converters.

*Demonstrated experience in leading projects with on time completion, solving complex technical problems, working in cross functional teams, working effectively with others.

*Previous experiences as a Design Release Engineer

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous automotive related industry experience
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • DFSS Certification