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PPO QE Electrical Software/Module Breakpoint Coordinator


In our pursuit to create a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, GM’s Global Manufacturing Engineering team is challenging the limits on what is possible and embracing agility as it reimagines how to build the next generation of vehicles. Our diverse team of Manufacturing Engineers play a crucial role in transforming our facilities through implementing the adoption of ground-breaking technologies. From raw sheet metal to final assembly, this team is reinventing the tools and processes that will enable GM to deliver on our promise to create an all-electric future.

Single point contact, and provider of daily support, for modules and software concerns that are impacting PPO IVER (Pre Production Operations Integration Vehicle Engineering Release) and Manufacturing builds.  Works issues back to suppliers and engineering for resolution.  Supports problem solving with parts associated with modules and software.   Issues SPPS (Supplier Practical Problem Solving) and writes PRTS (Problem Resolution Tracking System), as needed to protect the customer and the operation of the plant. Works directly with the PPO Electrical Team to ensure issues are properly managed with a single point of contact.

Additional Description

  • Single point contact for module reflash at PPO
  • Ensures reflashed parts are used correctly
  • Write SPPS/PRTS for software/module issues provided by diagnostician
  • Ensure TWO (Temporary Work Order /EWO (Engineering Work Order)/BSD (Build Site Direction/BMB (Bill of Material Build/BCR (BOM Change Request) breakpoints are executed correctly by working with the CIC Coordinator/PPLM/DRE
  • Single point of contact to the Electrical Team for VeSCom releases
  • Manage AVG ignores to ensure they are tracked, implemented, and correctly removed when necessary by directly communicating with the DVT Coordinator
  • Module scrap tracking and resolution on defective parts
  • Maintain supplier module tester list (list of suppliers with who have testers, if they don’t why they don’t and expected timing for testers.  Expectation for all testers by SORP)
  • Update Electrical End of Line tracker
  • GCA Electrical sufficiency Lead and tracker/owner
  • Support other Electrical team members as needed/directed
  • Improving the Programming metric is a critical component of the DRR and meeting the greater than 95% for BIQ4
  • Provide test files when needed (snapshot, fault file, Vehicle Spy Log Files, etc)
  • Improving pass rate at GBFTT (Global B Flash Test Tool) has direct correlation to improving warranty performance and plant throughput
  • The QE Electrical Software/BP Coordinator role development gives us all the tools to immediately improve production and the eliminate product issues using the PTR, SPPS and PRTS processes
  • Required Skills:

  • Minimum 3 years previous experience with automotive electrical sub-systems
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Able to make decisions quickly with a high level of confidence
  • Must be able to continually innovate
  • Must be able to help root cause highly complex issues and work well with Product and Engineers and then translate executive summaries to non-technical people
  • Thorough working knowledge of GMS as well supporting BIQ4 Deliverables
  • Knowledge of GEPICs/SPR and how that correlates to the release of software to the plant
  • Preferred Skills:

  • Prior manufacturing plant experience in either Electrical or Plant Floor Operations
  • Quality system knowledge of processes in manufacturing
  • DVT Experience or Electrical Engineering
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills with capability to identify solutions
  • Thorough knowledge of Manufacturing Requirements and how they impact the build process

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

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