July 21, 2021

About GM
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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
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Job Description
RESS Lead Engineer is responsible for the execution and 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.

  • Release RESS assemblies, carryover dress parts, and installation drawings

  • Define and maintain master BOMs

  • Provide build specification sheet and build instructions to the build group

  • Support the BRT/KIR for timely delivery of pre-production builds

  • Support Plan for Every Part Reviews (PFEP)

  • Support all Pre-production Build activity including build site issues.

  • Work with design room supervisors to monitor progress on design work, resolve conflicts, and assure drawing release timing

  • Coordinate CRV and PPDRs.

  • Support production readiness activities

  • Ensure all design aspects are addressed to meet key program milestones and timing

  • Support program timing workshop as required.

  • Support timing studies as required.

  • Facilitate / support the change management process.

  • Resolve issues across Integration teams.

  • Attend / support PAPIR, ADV, PRTS+, BRT meetings as appropriate

  • Support Engineering Change Request review and approvals.

  • Launch support in the plant, including material shortage and support spills/crisis

  • Problem Resolution Tracking System/Issue Resolution prioritization and follow up

  • Plant Tryout and Production Trial Run support

  • Bill of Material tool maintenance – insure accurate content and approval of changes

  • Validation plan development property support.

  • Special projects

  • Assists in regulation and compliance execution.

  • Support Cost reduction initiatives.

  • Assists in implementing engineering changes

  • Support the Implementation of test/development plans.

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

  • Stays abreast of new technology and competitive products

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

  • 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 as required.


  • 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
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 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.