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Project Software Engineer - Fuel Cell Lab Systems Operations



  • Manage safety as your top priority
  • Lead assigned projects from inception to validation
  • Develop Beckhoff code for EL and KL series cards
  • Develop project timelines and engineering packages to support assigned projects
  • Develop statement of requirements for internal and external engineering project design and support
  • Work with internal and external support teams to complete projects per requirements
  • Provide engineering analysis used for troubleshooting system hardware and control software, including identification and resolution of test stand, test protocol, and/or test article related issues
  • Maintain area metrics and workplace organization standards
  • Lead continuous improvement activities and participate in the problem resolution process
  • Participate in cross training initiatives
  • Constantly improving the workspace, administration, and operations environment
  • Support weekend and off-shift test needs as required for continued operations


  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Software Development or similar engineering field
  • Safety minded values that support our team and product
  • 3-5 years of testing and operation experience within an emerging technology environment or related engineering experience
  • 3-5 years experience in an equipment build and integration position
  • 1-3 years Safety Control Systems design and integration experience
  • 1-3 years Beckhoff Hardware and coding knowledge
  • Working knowledge of computer controlled hardware and instrumentation
  • Working knowledge of temperature and pressure sensors, and mass flow control
  • Self-reliant problem solver with demonstrated experience exceeding expectations in an electro mechanical work environment
  • Ability to multitask in a highly flexible environment and adjust quickly to rapidly changing priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other engineers and work in a team environment


  • Fuel Cell Experience
  • 1-5 years working experience with any combination of the following subsystems: Hydrogen, Oxygen, High Voltage, Sub-Zero Environments
  • Controls experience using LabView software packages
  • Experience with early development product assembly and product evolution processes
  • Experience with continuous improvement and quality problem resolution processes
  • Electrical troubleshooting acumen
  • PLC Logic knowledge

This position is mainly on in person at the Pontiac Engineering Center with opportunities to work from home.

Additional Description

About GM

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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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