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Lab Systems Engineer

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    • Warren, Michigan
  • Cronograma Full time
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This role is categorized as onsite. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to Estes Engineering Center, Warren Technical Center, MI on a full-time basis.

About GM

There’s never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors. To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won’t happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

This job is based in General Motors’ Warren, Michigan Global Battery Systems Lab (GBSL-W). This facility uses extensive automation to operate 24/7 with two shifts of personnel, covers over 100,000 sq. ft. on the Warren Technical Center campus and has capabilities to test 108 battery packs or modules and 120 battery cells simultaneously. The facility has testing capabilities including traditional environmental testing, vibration, safety and abuse and exploratory development testing. GBSL-W maintains commonality with GM’s battery lab located in Shanghai, China (GBSL-S). The lab and results it produces are used by GM’s growing team of engineers working on advanced batteries and electrified vehicles, in support of the vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion.

The Role

The Lab Systems Engineer (LSE) reports to the Group Leader of Engineering Maintenance and Technical Support (EMTS) and directly supports the development and validation of current and future technologies within General Motors’ portfolio. The LSE is primarily responsible for specifying, sourcing, engineering, integrating, and safely commissioning test equipment within the lab. This role directly affects the quality, durability and performance of vehicles and related products developed by General Motors.

The Lab Systems Engineer role is a good fit for a qualified individual who is interested in state-of-the-art technologies and testing methods, system-level integration, and has an interest in electronics, electrical power distribution, and test equipment. This role offers practical, hands-on product development experience.

What You'll Do:

  • Maintain a technical focus on Electrical Engineering in support of the EMTs organization.

  • Lead and support projects that specify, source, engineer, integrate, install, and commission new test equipment. Ensure management and stakeholders are aware of progress toward the goal of on-time delivery.

  • Function as a subject matter expert in the G-Risk, G-Comply, Management of Change, and Contractor Safety Management processes as applicable to new test equipment commissioning.

  • Design, development, and validation of test systems to support new test methods.

  • Maintain awareness of the latest test equipment and technology, including commissioning, safe operating procedures, and maintenance requirements

  • Maintain awareness of the product forecast within the broader Product Development community. Ensure planning for the future as it relates to test equipment and related methods to ensure future products can be tested safely, on-time, and with quality.  

  • As needed, represent the laboratory within the broader Product Development community

  • Provide support for current test equipment, including troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and development of new test setups and configurations in support of new test requirements.


[Additional Description]

Your Skills & Abilities (Qualifications):

  • B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering

  • 5+ years of experience in an industrial or laboratory setting

  • High level of interest in the vehicle electrification space

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a high level of autonomy in a complex environment, managing multiple projects by establishing priorities and deliverables with minimal supervision.

  • Experience with equipment used in testing or related products.

  • Experience with test automation systems used in the testing of related products.

  • Experience working with equipment suppliers and installation contractors.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Experience troubleshooting complex systems to resolve multifaceted issues such as: signal quality, signal timing, electrical noise, serial protocols, hardware and software based test systems

What Will Give You a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications):

  • 7+ years of experience in an industrial or laboratory setting

  • M.S.E. in Electrical Engineering

  • Experience with GM-specific processes, including Safety Observation Tours, Safety Contract Management, G-risk, G-comply, Design for Health & Safety, and Management of Change

  • Experience purchasing capital equipment and related processes.

  • Product development and/or testing experience.

  • Use of common automotive debug and data acquisition tools

  • Experience designing custom circuitry or hardware to extend or automate the capabilities of common test equipment.

  • Knowledge of traditional product development, validation and release timing, milestones, and methodologies

  • Experience working in an ISO 17025 or ISO 9001 accredited environment.

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