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Power Inverter Design Release Engineer

  • Remote / Warren
  • Engineering
  • Full Time
  • Added
  • JR-000062256


Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee’s role may require them to work at a GM facility on an every other week basis.

Role Summary

An Inverter Design Release Engineer in the Global Power Inverter Release team is responsible for definition of requirements, execution of design, support of the analysis, development, and testing of inverters. Provides technical direction to other engineers and engineering support personnel to enabling seamless integration into the drive unit and electrified vehicle.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead mechanical and electrical design teams to define inverter sub-component requirements and designs compliant with BOD/BOM/BOP.

  • Complete and review DFMEAs and DRBFMs for all parts / design changes.

  • Conduct technical design reviews and initiate applicable assembly drawing reviews.

  • Engage with advanced teams on inverter design and parts lists development.

  • Develop and execute project timing plans

  • Initiate and execute engineering change requests, material orders and bundled service agreements

  • Demonstrate designs meet requirements by analysis, development, and validation

  • Work as part of a diverse team of global professionals supporting component development including mechanical design, thermal/structural and electrical analysis

  • Lead design engineers to bring Problem Resolution and Tracking System issues to resolution.

  • Contribute to the continued development of the BOD/BOM/BOP.

Additional Description

Required Skills and Experience:

  • BSE, BS in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Electrical Engineering

  • 2 years of relevant work experience

  • Experience with either mechanical or electrical engineering and/or testing

  • Understanding of engineering theory and principles of design

  • Knowledge of drawing GD&T and dimensional stack-ups

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve

  • High level of project management skills

  • Ability to work independently and with others

  • High level of interest and a strong understanding of system level design / integration

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

  • Knowledge of computer software as it pertains to engineering

  • Travel as required (10%) (domestic & international)

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • M.S. Mechanical Eng. / M.S. Materials Eng./ M.S. Electrical Engineering

  • 3 years of relevant work experience

  • Experience in electrification propulsion development

  • Advanced degree in Engineering

  • Working knowledge of power inverter operation and design

  • Working knowledge of power inverter testing and development

  • Working knowledge of power inverter manufacturing

  • DFSS Certification

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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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