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Engineering Group Manager - Battery Cells

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

Description

Hybrid

This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to Warren three times per week, at minimum.

The Role

Energy Conversion Systems (ECS) at General Motors is a fast-paced team that is working on developing technology.  We’re creating groundbreaking energy conversion systems (Batteries, Electric Motors, Electrification Electronics, Drive Units, Engines, and Transmissions) that provide industry leading performance for current and future GM Vehicles.  We are seeking highly motivated, forward thinking, innovative, high performing people leaders with a balance of strategic and tactical skills, to join this dynamic environment and help move us forward to achieve GM’s Zero, Zero, Zero mission. You will be responsible for leading a team responsible for hardware design and release within ECS.  This opening is for an EGM position leading the Battery Cell team,  in the Global Electrification Battery Systems (GEBS) group.

What You'll Do (Responsibilities)

  • Provide leadership to ensure excellence in all aspects of GM and supplier engineering:

  • Functional, performance and safety requirements are met

  • Quality, reliability, durability and serviceability targets are met

  • Engineering deliverables occur on time & with quality

  • Recruit, attract and hire top talent

  • Train, develop, coach, and mentor employees

  • Provide clear line of sight from organizational objectives to individual contributions; direct and prioritize work accordingly

  • Create an environment that fosters a positive and inclusive culture and encourages individuals to achieve their peak performance and engagement

  • Strive to create a workplace of choice, where employees are excited to work, and the customer is at the center of everything we do

  • Recognize contributions and accomplishments

  • Provide candid, specific performance and behavior feedback; address areas of concern in a timely manner

  • Provide opportunities for career growth and professional development

Additional Description

Your Skills and Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering

  • 7+ years of engineering experience in all phases of product development from initiation to launch

  • Knowledge of engineering processes, tools, and vehicle / propulsion development processes

  • Working knowledge of HV battery cells and battery systems

  • Experience leading projects and people (directly or indirectly), with highly developed interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated organization and planning capability, with the ability to quickly identify and remove roadblocks and escalate as appropriate

  • Excellent conflict resolution skills, with proven capability to balance technical and business needs

  • Strong collaboration skills

  • Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity and support timely decision making

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments with a high level of composure and proven results

  • DFSS black belt

  • Prior people leader experience

What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Masters in Engineering or Management

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