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General Motors Entry Level Mechanical Hardware Engineer - Global Product Group 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

Mechanical Engineers are the rock bed of GM. We were able to build the company we are today with the innovation, teamwork, and dedication our Mechanical Engineers brought to our vehicles. But now we are looking to push it even further. This rotational opportunity is an early career development initiative for new hires designed to build foundational skills, to gain greater exposure and to better understand our business. This role aims to develop and strengthen the future of our organization through rotational development, networking and annual development opportunities. This program requires a two-year commitment and consists of 4 six-month assignments. Upon completion of the program, participants are matched to opportunities based on interest and business needs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and test physical components and systems for our existing and upcoming vehicles

  • Lead and direct the design, analysis, and testing of mechanical hardware components

  • Act as primary accountable contact for any issues/concerns during the product lifecycle

  • Ensure work gets done in both a team setting and individually you will develop, improve and integrate the product through testing of design and feature modifications

  • Demonstrate product safety, integrity, and quality through testing

Additional Job Description


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Biomedical Engineering or Materials Engineering

  • ABET accredited program preferred

  • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale

  • Must be graduating between October 2020 and June 2021

  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of Mechanical Engineering Principles. EX: system dynamics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, virtual design modeling and simulation, failure mode analysis, HVAC, thermal management Efficient use of Software Programs: NX, TeamCenter, MATLAB Simulink

Desired Skills:

  • Prior internship experience in automotive or technology

  • Demonstrate leadership in field of study, extracurricular activities or service organizations

  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative and is proactive

  • Emerging partnership and collaboration skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a fast-paced environment

  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill sophisticated subjects to a wider audience

  • Emerging partnership and teamwork skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a rapidly moving environment

  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed

  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust

  • Deliver new and creative solutions to complex problems

Relocation assistance is available to candidates who meet eligibility requirements.


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.