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Sr. Design Release Engineer - Power Converter-Fuel Cell

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

Job Description:

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Job Description

As a Senior Product Engineer, you will be responsible for leading product development and integration activities. Responsibilities include utilizing engineering tools and processes to successfully develop components and systems for vehicle programs.

Effectively achieve program milestones by thorough and rigorous program management. You will coach and lead suppliers to timely execution of program deliverables with perfection.

Senior design release engineer with key experience on multiple production propulsion/powertrain system applications to provide technical direction for mechanical, electrical and electro-mechanical component design and release. Proficient in Design and Analysis of power electronics components for definition of requirements, execution of design, analysis, development, integration, and testing of power electronics components.

The broad scope of responsibilities will include:

  • Functioning as senior design release engineer for fuel cell High voltage and Low voltage components. Component will have high complexity and/or change level.
  • Responsible for design, development, and integration.
  • Working as key senior engineer for fuel cell applications that includes interfaces to the fuel cell vehicle subsystems
  • Managing integration with other fuel cell modules that includes electrical interfaces and power inverter
  • Providing technical direction for fuel cell system design and assembly, vehicle integration, and validation activities.Key Responsibilities

    Responsible for definition of requirements, design, analysis, development and control of complex subsystems where a considerable amount of creativity and initiative are involved. Individual will receive general direction from supervisor but will need to exercise independent judgment and solution development.
    • Develops SOR (system of requirements) for component
    • Support all component issue resolution from concept to production
    • Ensure all design aspects are addressed to meet key program milestones and timing
    • Perform detailed design analyses associated with converter design requirements
    • Leads and Supports technical review and sourcing process
    • Supports program team as required in PAPIR, PET, CIT, Dev. Val Meetings.
    • Defines ICD (interface control document) requirements for component and subsystems, negotiates and reaches agreement with interfacing components, works with others to resolve issues
    • Leads PDT (product development team) for component/subsystems (e.g. Open Issues Tracking, timing, parts list, DFMEA, etc.)
    • Establish component and subsystem designs to meet program performance and timing requirements
    • Validates design using analytical tools including finite element analysis, virtual builds and others at component level
    • Collaborate with validation, including establishment of component validation plan
    • Coordinates engineering activities with other functions (e.g. suppliers, supplier quality, purchasing) to ensure delivery of product meeting requirements and imperatives
    • Translates lessons learned into best practicesAdditional Job Description
      • Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Mechanical or other engineering discipline
      • 7+ years of relevant work experience
      • Extensive knowledge in power electronics theory and principles
      • Experience in design for EMC in power electronics modules
      • Understanding of electrified vehicle system and integration
      • Proficient in propulsion system hardware release best practices
      • Ability to lead DFMEA, FEA, CFD or other analysis required for part integration.
      • High level of project management skills and the ability to influence those that are not direct reports
      • High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with domestic and international business partners
      • Design, development, validation or release experience
      • Ability to work non-standard hours to collaborate with overseas suppliers
      • Ability to create and present information to leadership, peers, customers and suppliers in a clear and concise manner
      • Must function well in engineering design team environment and have experience working with manufacturing engineering, and other engineering teams
      • Organized with strong attention to detail
      • Ability to travel to global locationsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
        • Master of Science in Electrical /Mechanical or other engineering discipline with specialization in power electronics
        • Experience with electrification products, including High voltage systems
        • Experience working with global partners
        • 10 years of relevant work experienceBenefits 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 at ...@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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