General Motors

BET Battery Systems Application Engineer – RESS - AE

General Motors

July 21, 2021

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Job Description
The BET Battery Systems Application Engineer – RESS- AE will provide support for the Battery Design System Engineer–RESS (DSE) and Battery Assistant Chief Engineer RESS-ACE.
The individual will represent the BET Battery Program product line to the customer and represent the customer to the propulsion system product team.

  • R esponsible for the design, integration, execution of total RESS assembly and its internal components, ensuring the completed assembly meets all functional and safety requirements.

  • Evaluation of designs, analysis, development, testing and control of major engineering projects where creativity and initiative are involved as well as a high level of independent judgment. Consults with leadership as required.

  • Utilize UG skills to design, check designs, check design integration, and run basic analysis as required.

  • Support experimental and production build programs and Issue resolution and vehicle assembly plant.

  • Represent the RESS assembly at the CIT and workshops involving RESS integration issues in vehicle"

  • Ability to lead a team from different organizations to develop an provide engineering solutions as required.

  • Facilitate resolution of application issues

  • Engineering Work Order technical assessment and feedback.

  • Plant Tryout and Production Trial Run support.

  • Special projects

  • Generate Technical solutions for current, new and major programs

  • Assists in implementing engineering changes.

  • Communicates, coordinates and consults with engineering departments and customers.

  • Understand customer's usage duty cycle

  • Develop and maintain propulsion system applications manuals

  • Initiates documents to provide engineering authority and to maintain math data

  • Solves engineering related problems

  • Manage the completion of ICDs internally and externally

  • Stays abreast of new technology and competitive products

  • May travel to plants if needed

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Mechanical or other engineering discipline.

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience

  • Understanding of electrified vehicle system and integration

  • Ability to lead DFMEA and other analysis required for part integration.

  • High level of project management skills and the ability to influence those that are not direct reports

  • 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 locations


  • Prior experience with Battery Systems, electrification products, including High voltage systems.

  • Master of Science in Electrical /Mechanical or other engineering discipline

  • Act as back-up for the DSE as required

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
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