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Conveyance Engineer - Vehicle State of Charge SME

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



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

As a Conveyance Engineer - Vehicle State of Charge SME, you will be responsible for being the expert of Conveyance designs and their integration with other technologies.  You will be developing the statement of requirements and managing the execution of vehicle state of charge conveyors/process equipment installation in various GM Manufacturing Centers.

You will be responsible for Conveyor or Installation Execution activities in ME Center of General Assembly (GA) as it relates to our new processing methods.

This position will work in support of software defined vehicles, build process strategy, and vehicle recharging strategies. Creativity and initiative along with a passion for managing construction projects are key characteristics of this position. Conveyor or Installation Suppliers will work directly for you. You will be directly responsible for all aspects of their work, including safety, schedule, and cost. You will consult with your supervisor as required.

What You'll Do (Responsibilities)

  • Generates technical solutions for current, new and major vehicle programs

  • Provides technical leadership for the Supplier

  • Develops engineering designs (including subsystems)

  • Develops Installation SOR (Statement of Requirements)

  • Solves engineering related problems and manages implementation

  • Works with engineering functions, suppliers, plant personnel and others to implement cost reduction, methods and product improvements, and to support build programs

  • Communicates information to and from internal and external customer organizations

  • Coordinates and consults with departments outside engineering, such as manufacturing, GM Centers, IE, Layout team and Material

  • Stays abreast of new technology and competitive products

  • Manages all aspects of the project execution including estimating, safety and scheduling

  • Supports debug and validation at the ME Center

  • Ability to support all shifts and holidays

  • Responsible to support various Centers in design process and installation of equipment based on requirements from the Center.

  • Responsible for complete vehicle state of charge conveyance project from concept, design, installation, startup and validation.

Additional Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications) ​

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent related technical degree

  • 5+ years in conveyor design, integration of conveyor and/or mechanical equipment, and tooling installation

  • Understanding of engineering theory and principles of operation of mechanical/electrical mechanisms

  • Knowledge of any of the following: Vehicle Power Distribution System, General Assembly, and/or Global Propulsion systems

  • Knowledge of conveyor controls automation

  • Previous lead engineer/project management experience

  • Demonstrated technical and professional skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Project and Excel

  • Ability to use AutoCAD

  • Up to 25% travel

This job may be eligible for relocation benefits.



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