Skip to main content

Electrification- QRD Engineer

  • Remote / Warren
  • Engineering
  • Full Time
  • Added
  • JR-000062949


Quality Reliability Durability Engineer for Electrification and Battery Systems is responsible for leading the PMT in reducing IPTV and CPV from Kick-Off (KO) through the life of the product(s).  This includes creating mitigation plans for Warranty concerns; Presenting Quality metric and status at CORE, PMT and SMT meetings.  Lead investigation, Root cause, Breakpoint, and Solution of quality issues utilizing GM system data (GART, etc).  Work with Quality Chain Engineers, BOM Family owners/Technical Specialists(TS), Design Engineers, Manufacturing, Supplier Quality, and others in developing problem prevention plans to exceed customer expectations.  Act as the Voice of the Customer within the Core PDT.

  • Be the single point QRD Representative for the Electrification CORE team

  • Provide CORE team with Project Focus Areas and create Mitigation plans for IPTV and Warranty Cost

  • Manage Warranty tracking – issue identification, root cause, breakpoint, and resolution

  • Lead the evaluation of product program content for risks to future product quality in terms of initial quality, customer satisfaction, and long term reliability; and support cross functional mitigation plan development

  • Have a good understanding of Quality processes and apply the knowledge effectively to capture systemic lessons when things go wrong (ie. Warranty, PRD/PAL/Field Actions,…)

  • Manage WPAC Work Cells and program Reviews – the analysis of actual customer parts

  • Participate in Prevent Repeat Defect (PRD) process to institutionalize lessons learned from defects

  • Work with Systems Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Supplier Quality, Validation, AVDC, Suppliers as required to drive Defect Free Execution

  • Conduct research on current field issues affecting PDT/Program (Warranty, JD Power, Compass etc) to establish Quality priorities to be used as lessons learned in Robustness Plan DFSS and DFMEA discussions

  • Collaborate with Program Quality Engineers and Product Engineering to establish priorities to address risks and opportunities in BOM ROW selections, new and carryover content

  • Participate in Global forums and Labor Code Robustness initiatives for assigned product areas

  • Understand global competitiveness in assigned product areas using competitive data (JD Power, NCBS, Benchmarking data, etc.)

  • Follow-up on open action items and provide status updates

  • Follow industry (AIAG, SAE) and GM standard practices and workbooks

  • This position also represents Electrification systems with the vehicle platform program quality leadership and program teams

Additional Description


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 2+ years of related engineering experience

  • 2+ years of experience in Quality or Product Development: (Validation, Reliability Engineering, Quality Tools, Design Release Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering, etc.)

  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual or difficult

  • Good project management and team facilitation skills

Desired Skills:

  • Experience utilizing Quality processes

  • DFSS Black Belt certification

  • ASQ Certified Reliability Engineer, Certified Quality Engineer, Certified Manager of Quality

  • Understanding of and ability to use data systems and tools

  • Global Propulsion Systems/Electrification experience

  • Assembly plant experience

  • Supply base experience

  • Understanding of Product Development Process and Quality processes

  • Familiar with Quality Chain Framework

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at . In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.