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General Motors Electrical Software IRT Co-Chair in Warren, 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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assume leadership responsibility for all software build related issues for the Electrical organization

  • Support EVC (Electric Verification Check) flash and functionality activities

  • Create and maintain a validation file to confirm module bootloader/software fidelity during pre and post lab check at the Pre-Production Operation (PPO) facility

  • Track Electrical software problem resolution tracking system issues and ensure that owners provide timely and effective closure

  • Participate in integration meetings to review all software issues and timing with release engineers

  • Support the Quality Engineer and ensure issues are progressing through resolution stages

  • Provide proper preliminary root cause analysis to ensure appropriate assignment of PRTS issues

  • Ensure all Process Change opportunities are reviewed. (Diamond 5)

  • Coordinate Engineering Try-Outs (ETO) and Plant Trial Runs (PTR)

  • Track DTC ignores and any deviations implemented throughout IVER phase & review for next build event to ensure proper documentation submitted in Deviator

  • Provide and implement containment plans as required

  • Track/monitor breakpoints of containment and corrective action

  • Present top issues at build event meetings (Daily Easel Board Review, VIRT, Wall Review)

  • Escalate unresolved issues to Electrical SMT Engineering Group Manager and Director

Additional Job Description

Required Skills / Experience

  • At least 2 years of post graduation engineering experience required; 5+ years strongly preferred

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering

  • Understanding of engineering theory and principles of design

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills involving ability to work effectively cross-functionally and cross-culturally

  • Ability in integration and system understanding

  • Extensive level of analytical ability where problems are unusual or difficult

  • Extensive level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes

  • Extensive understanding of Specification and Release terms and systems

  • DFSS Certification

  • Extensive expertise within the business unit of leading-edge or complex technologies, relevant disciplines, theories, or techniques

  • Consistent collaboration of Global and Regional teamwork for strategy development and critical issue resolution

  • Demonstrated ability of “dealing with ambiguity” to enable timely decision making

  • Proven leadership skills which translate to high degree of inner self confidence and ability to motivate others

  • Demonstrated people leader skills and must feel very comfortable leading Product Engineers who are “matrix” to the program, not direct reports

  • Product Program Content (PPC)

  • Product Development Team (PDT)

  • Program Timing

  • Bill of Material (BOM) Tool

  • Vehicle Performance Integration Team (VPIT)

  • Vehicle and Process Integration Review (VAPIR)

  • Vehicle Technical Specification (VTS)

  • GVDP, E2, EWO, TWO, ETO, PTR, CMC,GD&T, PRTS processes and system

  • This position requires legally operating a motor vehicle on a daily basis

  • Travel may be required to plants for build events

  • Ability to legally operate a motor vehicle on a daily basis

  • 50% travel anticipated (minimal travel for first 6 to 12 months, 100% travel for last 12 months) depending on plant you will service

Preferred Skills

  • Master of Science - Engineering

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.