Service Design Engineer - Electric Propulsion Job at General Motors, Michigan

  • General Motors
  • Michigan

Job Description

Job Description

Work Arrangement:

  • This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report onsite in Warren three times per week, at minimum, with occasional visits to Pontiac as needed.
  • This job is not eligible for relocation benefits. Any relocation costs would be the responsibility of the selected candidate

The Role:

The Service Design Engineer – Electric Propulsion will develop, validate, and implement common serviceability strategies, service part release/information and change management over the product across multiple propulsion families. In addition, will represent Aftersales Engineering during the propulsion development process, and partner with product engineering in the assigned Propulsion system development team(s).

What You’ll Do:

  • Create service deliverables for assigned vehicle commodity including special service tools and procedures, and lead projects as required
  • Communicate and advocate service technical requirements for serviceability in various engineering teams and forums
  • Seek opportunities for innovation by executing on new ideas and implementing continuous improvement initiatives to achieve warranty cost avoidance targets, including developing, documenting, and resolving service issues by using data and business case analysis
  • Works efficiently and effectively cross functionally with individuals and teams to tackle a problem or complete a project
  • Exhibits appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to work optimally with business partners to meet mutual goals
  • Develops and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and seeks out opportunities for collaborative experiences to help accomplish organizational goals
  • Able and willing to learn quickly
  • Holds themselves and others accountable for demonstrating GM’s core behaviors

Additional Job Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications):

  • Knowledge of vehicle systems and components, specifically electric propulsion/drive units
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Understand math/drawings/prints/specifications
  • Ability to adapt to change, deal with ambiguity, and a forward-thinking environment
  • Comfortable working with cross-functional teams
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Automotive Technology, or equivalent experience

What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Electric systems and/or automotive service experience
  • Previous experience working with GM systems/tools
  • Understanding of automotive service practices and procedures
  • Hands on experience in automotive diagnosis and repair
  • Manufacturing or vehicle engineering experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products


About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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

GM is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. GM is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual's protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, “protected characteristics" include an individual's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at or call us at 800-865-7580. 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.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Local area, Relocation, H1b,

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