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Verification and Testing Systems Battery Test Engineer

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

Description

The Verification and Testing Systems group thrives on developing, deploying, and inventing new technology within Global Propulsion manufacturing process. Along with working on GM’s most advanced technology, the group has the luxury of working across multiple technology facilities within the Global Propulsion Center.

General Purpose of Position is to support the execution of the Global Propulsion Testing Development Process from AFI through SORP (cradle to grave) on High Volume Battery Pack and Module Testing. Collaboratively work with a multi-functional team of engineers to refine the electrical and leak test processes and then lead in the execution of the tooling procurement, installation, debug, start up and launch in the assembly plant(s).

In addition to the primary focus of supporting high volume battery plant test equipment, this role will also actively support the GPS build events at GM labs, pre-production facilities and assembly plants, such as the Pontiac Electric Motor Lab, Warren Battery Systems Lab (BSL), Test Battery Operations (TBO) and the Brownstown Battery Assembly Plant through development of the electrical and leak test processes, tooling, equipment and complementing quality planning tools, and support for problem solving activities.

Other locations that may require support would be metro Detroit area, Spring Hill, TN, Ramos, Mexico and sites in Ontario, Canada.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead/support procurement of prototype electrical and leak test tooling and equipment and complementing installation and debug
  • Work collaboratively with Product Engineering, Manufacturing Area Leads and others to address build issues.
  • Provide lessons learned to TIEs and others.
  • Support a multi-functional engineering team in the development and refinement of the production test processes and the execution of the procurement of the assembly equipment & tooling and installation, debug, and launch.
  • Develop production assembly electrical and leak test processes, layout concepts, and continue with refinement as the process transitions to the Execution phase.
  • Lead in the development of the test SORs and complementing buy-off checklist.
  • Work with equipment supplier in the design, assembly and buy-off of a production-capable system.
  • Work with installation team in installation, debug and buy-off of equipment in the plant.
  • Support plant build events and document/resolve build issues.
  • Complete peer reviews and ensure completion of closed loop learning to Global TIEs.

Additional Description

Skills / Requirements:

  • Ability to simultaneously balance multiple testing projects at multiple locations across all of the global propulsion center products with a high level of accountability.
  • Development of specifications and experience working on electrical test systems
  • Knowledge of electrical and leak testing systems, data acquisition, and data analysis of production components
  • Ability to understand test control and product drawings
  • Understanding of machine and product controls architecture
  • Work with product engineering and manufacturing engineering teams to develop testing protocols and critical build verification criteria in a production/lab environment
  • Ability to work autonomously with little direct supervision
  • Ability to communicate test status and concerns to all level of personnel
  • Experience:
  • Preferred experiences include: Electrical Test Stand, Leak Test Stand, Controls Experience, Transmission/Engine Test, Battery, Power Inverter, Electric Motor Systems Knowledge, and/or Fuel Cell.
  • 3+ Years Engineering Experience (preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor Science in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience.

Travel:

  • Willingness to travel locally and globally to production and lab facilities as the need arises
  • Position is a hybrid work position; some work can be done remotely but onsite work at plants and suppliers is also required and should be considered typical

GM does not provide immigration-related sponsorship for this role. Do not apply for this role if you need or will need GM Immigration Sponsorship to work or to remain employed at GM (e.g., H-1B, TN, STEM OPT, etc.).

This position is not eligible for ISP, ITAP, or localizations.

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