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Global Electrical Launch Standards Team – Connector/Harness SME


Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively.  The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired.


  • Be a member of the Global Electrical Launch Standards Team – an integrated, technical organization consisting of members of various backgrounds across Manufacturing, Quality, Supplier Quality and Product Development focusing on electrical launch performance in order to inspire customer confidence in GM’s vehicles
  • Work with our connector/wiring engineering teams and supplier partners to come up with innovative new designs and processes
  • Lead electrical read across from all manufacturing plants on top electrical connector and harness issues including common launch issues
  • Work with various teams to drive Manufacturing needs in relation to innovative connector design and wire harness process across all global vehicle plants and programs
  • Work overtime and travel as needed (20% or more)
  • Assist in rollout and drive implementation of the Electrical Bill of Operations using a high level of standardization in all elements and training/coaching plant electrical team members (salary, hourly, and managers)
  • Contribute expertise to the GM Automotive Manufacturing Electrical College (AMEC) curriculum development and teaching
  • Facilitate the communication and sharing of electrical manufacturing best practices
  • Help develop creative ideas to improve electrical launch execution, leading OpEx projects where needed
  • Support emerging issues as the voice of manufacturing operations electrical

Additional Description

Skills Required

  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, particularly to translate highly complex technical issues to non-technical people and Senior Leadership
  • Self-motivated and innovative
  • Strong analytical ability to make difficult decisions and solve complex/unusual problems 
  • Ability to make decisions quickly with a high level of confidence

Preferred Skills

  • Manufacturing-related experience, particularly involving vehicle electrical systems manufacturing processes
  • Understanding of Teamcenter Visualization Software
  • Ability to read Wire Harness and Connector 2D Prints

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.