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Execution Engineer

  • Location
    • Lansing, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Global Propulsion Systems ME Team is driving the future of Electric Vehicle (EV) technology by designing cutting edge manufacturing processes and launching GM’s innovative propulsion system programs with excellence. We are looking for a dynamic team of engineers to help us in the pursuit of making manufacturing a competitive advantage.

Execution Engineer - Ultium Battery Cell

  • This individual contributor / technical expert level process engineer will be responsible for implementing Ultium
  • Battery Cell manufacturing processes, equipment / tooling alternatives, sequence and flow of operations for the effective utilization of personnel, material, machines and facilities necessary for the production of Battery Cells used to support all General Motors Electric Vehicle Launches and Zero, Zero, Zero strategy.
  • Work is performed in the Ultium Battery Cell Production Operations environment where a considerable amount of creativity and initiative is exercised. A high level of independent judgment may be exercised, however work is conducted within a team of several subject matter experts.


  • Support and track overall engineering activities
  • Provides technical support for solving manufacturing problems
  • Evaluates product and process change proposals for cost and timing impact
  • Provides technical direction to and oversight of outside vendor sources as required
  • Writes technical reports / proposals as required
  • Prepares & presents status updates to leadership as required
  • Maintains constant contact with support team from others outside the work group

Additional Description

Required Skills/Experience

  • Minimum of 3+ years of post graduation manufacturing engineering industry experience. 
  • Experienced with specifying, procuring, debugging, installing, qualifying and launching equipment/manufacturing systems.
  • Bachelor/Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar technical field.
  • Familiar with Gantt Chart timing plans and Microsoft Project Plan.  Possesses fundamental project management skills and focused on developing this competency.
  • Data driven individual, competent analytically, familiar with statistical concepts/methods and competent with the software tools necessary to perform such analysis.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in Battery Cell Manufacturing, (Coating, Rolling Processes)
  • Execution Experience in Project and Manufacturing Systems
  • Ability to speak Korean Language and knowledge of Korean Culture.

Ability to Relocate:

  • Primary work location is Lansing, MI (U3). Potential option to either relocate or weekly travel will be required to Lansing, MI.

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