General Motors

Fuel Cell Operations Project Engineering Supervisor

General Motors

July 22, 2021

About GM
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Job Description
The Fuel Cell Operations Project Engineering Supervisor is responsible for supervising preproduction product development testing, design and system lab component integration, test stand calibration activities, build communication/supervision, and facilities coordination (within the fuel cell lab). They will coordinate priority needs within Fuel Cell Lab in Pontiac and our Fuel Cell Product Development/R&D teams, fostering the communication required to ensure the highest level of safety, test quality, and production capacity in a dynamic lab testing atmosphere.
In this role, data analysis will be used to improve engineering operations by identifying and correcting component failures at the test stand, lab, and facilities level. Communications and organization skills will be key in solving problems and maximizing quality test time. A thorough understanding of fluid, electrical, mechanical, hydrodynamic, and fuel cell systems will ensure continued safe operations, while documenting operational changes to account for the new technology.
The ideal candidate will:

  • Coordinate system debug efforts

  • Develop and support project engineering plans

  • Complete pre-operational safety reviews

  • Develop and mentor a small team

  • Identify and respond to facility level concerns

  • Support safety and technical review boards

Additional Job Description

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or related field

  • Greater than 5 years of testing, operations, or related experience within an emerging technology environment or related engineering experience

  • Experience using computer-controlled hardware and instrumentation

  • Experience coordinating troubleshooting and replacement of instrumentation such as temperature and pressure sensors, and mass flow control

  • Experience reading and following mechanical and electrical assembly documents and schematics

  • Self-reliant problem solver with demonstrated experience exceeding expectations in an electromechanical work environment

  • Ability to multitask in a highly flexible environment and adjust quickly to rapidly changing priorities

  • Ability to communicate effectively between engineering teams


  • Master’s degree in an engineering field

  • Controls experience using dSpace, MatLab, Python, LabView, or Simulink software packages

  • Experience with early development product assembly and product evolution processes

  • Experience with continuous improvement and quality problem resolution processes

  • Electrical/mechanical troubleshooting acumen

  • Experience with metadata analytics

  • Fuel Cell Experience

  • Experience with Hydrogen delivery and safety systems and procedures

  • Experience with Pure Oxygen delivery and safety systems and procedures

  • Experience with High voltage components, safety systems and procedures

  • Representative of the HOHAT 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
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