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Development Engineer - Engine

Company: General Motors
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

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

We are looking for a high-performing Engine Development Engineer, who is responsible for planning, developing, and executing subsystem level tests in a world class testing and development facility. Tasks also include data analysis, calibration development, identifying opportunities for data reduction, and leading the migration of lab-based activities to math. This is an assignment where creativity, initiative and independent judgment are involved, and effective cross-organizational teamwork is crucial.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow development test unit through build process - support setup and debugging to assure test readiness
  • Track and report on testing progress and issues
  • Develop and execute first-time capable tests for calibration and hardware development
  • Lead diagnosis and resolution of issues that occur during setup and testing
  • Actively participate in Product Development Teams and work with Technical Experts to improve current tests and develop new tests. This may involve comprehending related ECU algorithms and associated calibration process
  • Utilize and create post processing tools to assure data quality and track usefulness of data in generation of final calibration or reports
  • Develop and implement standard work processes and procedures globally
  • Interact with facilities, technical leads, calibration teams, hardware release engineers, and others to improve process and test efficiency
  • Support math-based activities, migrating additional work from Road and Lab to Math based models and data analysis
  • Train, Mentor, and develop new engineers

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or a related Engineering degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in engineering
  • Knowledge of Engines
  • Demonstrated Drive for Results
  • Proficient with computer and data acquisition systems
  • Experience in data analysis to optimize testing or model results
  • Excellent Planning and Problem-Solving skills
  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others, and ability to establish Peer Relationships
  • Ability to prioritize work and resource, and work independently with minimal direction
  • Willing and able to travel as required for offsite testing (less than 15%)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with AVL PUMA/IndiCom/CAMEO and ETAS INCA software
  • Exposure to propulsion system calibration in test and vehicle environment
  • Knowledge and 2-5 years minimum experience with Engine testing, calibration, or hardware development
  • Experience with Engine dyno setup and testing
  • Familiarity with government test cycles (e.g., FTP, US06, WLTP, RDE)

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

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 (EEO) 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 atCareers.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.

Keywords: General Motors, Pontiac , Development Engineer - Engine, Other , Pontiac, Michigan

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