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Laser Welding Researcher

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

Description

Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired.

This position requires an employee to be onsite 1-3 times per week.

Who You Are

As a valued Researcher with the Research and Development team here at GM, you will innovate through developing next-gen ideas, suggesting new project areas, and establishing technical plans. You will conduct research to develop next-generation battery manufacturing technologies. Manufacturing these new components requires advanced joining of traditionally difficult materials, such as copper. A deep understanding of the joining physics of welding these materials (particularly in laser welding) will be critical to help scale our production and assure quality welds in our products. This will include supporting multi-physics modeling of the joining processes through experimental data collection, and validation of the models with physical experiments. You will also write timely and high-quality research reports, external publications, and records of invention to detail new insights and research results in your area of research. Apply today!

Additional Description

What You Need

·        PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related field with demonstrated research capability

·        Hands on laser welding experience

·        Knowledge of metallurgical joining techniques and characterization

·        Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills for both internal and external GM customers

What Would Be Even Better

·        Experience with laser welding of copper conductors

·        Knowledgeable of battery design and manufacturing

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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 or call us at 800-865-7580. 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.

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