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Design Release Engineer - GM Defense

  • Ubicación
    • Milford, Michigan
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Cronograma Full time
  • Publicado



H ybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively.  This position requires an employee to be on-site on average 3 days per week

About GM Defense:

GM Defense delivers integrated vehicles, power and propulsion, and autonomy and connectivity solutions to global defense, security, and government markets. The exceptional reliability of GM Defense’s technologies results from decades of proven performance and billions of dollars spent in independent research and development by its parent, General Motors, a world leader in global design, engineering, and manufacturing capabilities. For more information, please visit .

The Role:

The GM Defense Design Release Engineer is responsible for the design and release of several Vehicle subsystems. As the DRE, you are involved with the latest technology for use on current and future GMD work! You will work with a high-performance team and will be responsible for the design and packaging of many components.

At this level, you are expected to operate with a high level of independent discernment and are typically responsible for implementing functional strategy while administering and coordinating programs. As a fully qualified individual contributor who has thorough knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the function, you will provide expert judgment and analysis for the design, development and implementation of technical products and systems.

This position requires knowledge of design release responsibilities and knowledge of both high and low volume production. It is highly recommended to have knowledge of multiple low volume manufacturing processes and component design. Candidates for this position will need very little ramp up time and be able to contribute immediately to the program. Meeting and exceeding program milestones is critical from the beginning.

What You'll Do:

  • Utilize Program Management knowledge to aid in achieving program milestones

  • Coach and lead suppliers to timely execution of program deliverables with perfection.

  • Resolve highly complex technical issues and conducts advanced research.

  • Recommend alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures.

  • Skilled and proficient with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Rely mostly on extensive personal experience and discernment to plan and accomplish goals.

  • Perform multiple tasks. Lead and likely direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

[Additional Description]

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline

  • 5+ years experience working in an engineering discipline

  • Experience in vehicle design (experience as a military contractor is a plus)

  • Knowledge of high and low volume suppliers within the Vehicle space

  • Understanding of GD&T principles

  • Build process trouble shooting experience

  • Experience at solving design/manufacturing issues quickly as part of a cross-functional team

  • Experience managing OEMs or suppliers on critical timelines

  • Experience resolving complex engineering issues

  • Experience presenting to a wide variety of audiences

  • Excellent collaboration skills with others within and outside of their direct organization

  • Ability to work periodically at MPG Milford, MI


This role is subject to U.S. export control restrictions. U.S. citizenship is required pursuant to government contract. U.S. citizenship needed for required security clearance.

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