General Motors Advanced Battery Modules Engineer - GPS0003889 in Warren, Michigan

Advanced Battery Modules Engineer



  • Responsible for the definition of requirements and design of Battery Pack Module Components
  • Design and integration of battery module components into Battery Pack
  • Work with Designers to ensure interface, assembly and packaging compatibility
  • Work with Analysis Engineers to develop robust solutions in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Leverage lessons learned from other programs, OEs and suppliers
  • Work with BOM Family Owners (BFOs) and SMEs to select appropriate design solution ideas, materials and peripheral components and reuse parts where appropriate
  • Work with manufacturing and CAE to ensure ability to manufacture and assemble.
  • Assist in determining KCDS requirements
  • Work with service to ensure serviceability
  • Lead DFMEA and DRBFM activity for module components
  • Support DFMEA, DRBFM, and DRBTR activities for cell, module and other Structures areas of the battery, including the electrical integration of the module
  • Provide input to Module and Structures ADVP&R plan
  • Oversee Module and Structures DV and PV activities
  • Work with Battery Project Lead and Pack Lead DRE to execute optimal Pack Module design, and to ensure successful packaging of all Module components
  • Facilitate agreement on Interface Documents
  • Execute plan to ensure quality targets
  • Have an innovative outlook on automotive battery pack, module and cell design to facilitate the creation of new designs that keep GM batteries on the cutting edge of battery design


  • Understanding of engineering theory and principles of design
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual or difficult
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • Familiarity with mechanical and electrical component manufacturing processes
  • Design, Release and Launch of Production battery module components
  • Project Management Skills
  • Quick learner – able to identify and implement creative design and process solutions
  • BSE, BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Equivalent
  • 5 years of overall engineering experience


  • Familiar with GM Batteries and/or GM electro-mechanical architectures and components
  • GM development, validation and release experience
  • Knowledge of GM test procedures and practices
  • Knowledge of GM program timing system and GVDP/GPDP deliverables
  • Working knowledge of UGNX and TeamCenter (including VisMock-up)
  • Working knowledge of GM Hybrid systems (high voltage controls, etc.)
  • Experience designing parts using advanced materials or manufacturing methods
  • DFSS Black Belt or Master Black Belt Certification
  • MSE, MS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Chemistry, or Equivalent
  • 7 years of overall engineering experience
  • Experience with managing innovation