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Design Release Engineer - Clusters


The Cluster (Gauges) Application Lead Engineer / Design Release Engineer is responsible for leading design and release for current and future instrument clusters, representing clusters for the program and to other relative teams. As the Application Lead you will work with Hardware and Software Leads for on-time releases. The role will be responsible to develop engineering solutions and release for final design to production. This includes the opportunity to develop design alternatives and present these designs to management. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and track Engineering Change Work Order for release documentation and changes

  • Timing and part availability 

  • Initiating/conducting DFMEA

  • Manage supplier resident engineer to release Calibration/XML and to resolve cluster related issues

  • Manage Change Requests and Problem Resolution Tracking System 

  • Coordinate design of component with vehicle changes

  • Initiate, analyze and revise design if test/ manufacturing/ field problem is show in test reports and implement problem resolution

  • Support Manufacturing &Service Engineering, Product Engineering, and Product Launch

  • Support and work with Quality lead to investigate warranty issue and 

  • Assist with the preparation of owner’s manual.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Equivalent

  • A minimum of three years of relevant engineering experience

  • Previous experience working with Instrument Panels / Clusters 

  • Previous experience in a Design / Release Engineering role 

  • Experience with microcontrollers

  • Very good interpersonal skills: ability to work within GM, with suppliers, and with program teams

  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple activities, while remaining self-motivated and directed

  • Problem solving proficiency

  • This position requires the ability to legally operate a motor vehicle

Additional Description

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Why Join Us 

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Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

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.

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