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General Motors Engineering Group - Technicians 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

As a Senior Technician (2nd Shift), you would be a recognized as an expert in one or more skill sets required by engineering customers. You will direct the efforts of others as a group leader or technical expert.

You will also interact routinely with other multi-functional teams within the organization and may work with supplier companies or service agencies.

Your job will contain very little routine work and involve frequent decisions on priorities and approaches to problem solving.

You will typically handle multiple projects and achieve results with little or no supervision. The design, build, setup and execution of laboratory tests for the purpose of developing and validating vehicles, suspension systems, body structures and body closure systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Investigate mechanical/electrical operational difficulties on products and/or components and recommending corrective action

  • Setup and operate laboratory tests using pneumatic, hydraulic and electro-mechanical closed loop control schemes

  • Design and fabricate custom fixtures to facilitate unique test setups

  • Monitor test progress and document observations in log book, communicate project status and results to Test Engineer

  • Compile and format engineering data for evaluation report

  • Multitask, keeping multiple projects moving forward at the same time

Required:

  • Knowledge of vehicle and body systems

  • Advanced fabrication and machine shop skills

  • Knowledge of complex mechanical and electrical systems and concepts

  • Experience with closed loop pneumatic, hydraulic and electro-mechanical control systems used for laboratory testing

  • Analytical ability where problems are complex

  • Automotive laboratory testing experience

  • Self-directed individual that excels in a team environment

  • Note: This is a 2nd shift role

Preferred:

  • ASE certification

  • Troubleshoot, calibrate, and tune test equipment for laboratory operations

  • Collect data using digital data acquisition systems and assist engineering personnel with processing, editing, and engineering analysis

  • High level of problem solving and analytical skills

  • Experience with GMLAN, LIN, and CAN serial communication protocols, (preferred Vehicle Spy III)

Education, Training or Experience:

Required:

  • Associates Degree in automotive technology, mechanical engineering, electrical/electronic engineering, fluid power, mechatronics, or equivalent.

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.

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