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Engineering Group Leader-ADAS


The Role 

We are seeking a highly motivated & dynamic people leader with demonstrated technical capability and experience leading hardware development in an agile framework.  A proven leader that can focus and inspire cross-functional teams to achieve aspirational goals.  Someone with the patience and persistence to develop emerging suppliers and cutting-edge technologies in a rapid time frame. An individual with humility, business acumen and political savvy to navigate the dynamic and demanding pace necessary to launch active safety vehicle components.


  • Lead a team of Design Release Engineers to accelerate development, integration and release of active safety vehicle components
  • Provide vision and direction to lead team through a range of engagement models between General Motors and our development partners
  • Lead people resources and work alignment (visibility of projects & workload)
  • Develop, document, and implement standard work and best practices
  • Highlight & implement strategies to foster GM behavioral characteristics
  • Provide opportunities for career growth and professional development
  • Lead employee performance through timely candid constructive feedback
  • Develop strategic action plans to support business goals
  • Drive process discipline to execute hardware with quality (on time engineering deliverables, thorough DFMEAs, change management with rigor) while demonstrating judgement and flexibility for necessary pivots.
  • Communicates status with senior leadership, including program teams and suppliers
  • Translates business objectives to actionable deliverables
  • People leadership: Train, develop, mentor and manage employee performance, and attract new talent
  • Responsible for budget requirements and compliance
  • Stays abreast of new technology and competitive products
  • Work cross functionality within GM.

Additional Description


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering
  • 8+ years of related engineering experience
  • Ability to work non-standard hours to collaborate with overseas suppliers
  • Ability to travel internationally as necessary
  • Functional knowledge of engineering budgeting process
  • Ability to prioritize assignments/projects and multi-task within restricted time constraints
  • Ability to network and run effective meetings with diverse participants
  • Data driven, evidence-based issue-investigation and root cause analysis
  • Understanding of electronics hardware design, development and validation
  • Experience in leading projects and people including identifying and removing roadblocks
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, motivate employees, and drive work output

Desired Skills

  • Master’s degree in Engineering
  • Experience with Component Statement of Requirements (SOR) and Component Technical Specification (CTS) development and change document management
  • Experience with automotive PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) quality processes
  • Experience with “DRE Essentials” methods and tools
  • Experience in balancing and mitigating risks with projects, suppliers, quality, and production
  • Identify & lead staffing initiatives for work team
  • Craft specific communication on vision & strategy
  • Prior agile software development experience
  • DFMEA training
  • DFSS Black Belt Certification
  • Design/Development of Safety Critical Systems/Components
  • Prior experience negotiating contracts
  • Prior experience working with build-to-print suppliers

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.