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Quality Engineer – Exterior/Chassis


What we do:

We fix problems. We become good at what we do when we fix problems fast, effectively, and get it right the first time. We move with a sense of urgency – with a new vehicle produced every 65 seconds speed is really of the essence.

We focus on supplier and engineering-related problems that impede assembling our vehicles or compromise its performance in the field.

What we are looking for in you:

The ability to:

  • Manage daily project requests and prioritize your work well. 
  • Develop quick containments with robust long-term solutions to different problems as they arise. 
  • Home in on the root-cause through quick, efficient problem-solving.
  • Navigate complexity without getting bogged down.
  • Present the Assembly Plant and Engineering Staff with clear problem definition, technical guidance on complex problems, and regular updates on progress.
  • Support Launch of new products in the plant when applicable.
  • Back-fill an off-shift as required.

  Day-to-day Responsibilities:

  • Successfully manage multiple projects with broad scope and varying degrees of difficulty.
  • Fix supplier quality and engineering issues impacting GCA, Direct Run and Warranty.
  • Solve problems using Red X and other tools as applicable.
  • Develop quality standards and procedures for the plant.
  • Manage emerging issues on commodities you own.
  • Assist production in preventing defects and recommend process improvements.
  • Work with Launch Team on new vehicle builds. 
  • Collaborate with suppliers on SPPSs and ensure robust corrective action. 
  • Share Lessons Learned with Engineering to prevent repeat design or build issues.
  • Review nonconforming parts and sub-assemblies for proper initial disposition and root cause. 
  • Coordinate periodic system and process audits at the plant and supplier facilities.
  • Support quality evaluation of new vehicles with engineering and production. 
  • Coordinate engineering change implementation.  Assist in running PTRs (Production Trial Run).

What makes you an ideal fit:

  • Strong Engineering background.
  • Experience as a Design Release Engineer, Quality Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineer, Process Engineer, or Reliability Engineer. 
  • Independent judgment in managing complex and ambiguous tasks with minimal input from supervisor.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to lead diverse/cross-functional teams.
  • Effective communicator with solid oral and written presentation skills.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or higher.
  • Familiarity with plant systems like GSIP and GEPICS; Engineering & Supplier Quality systems like ECM, PRTS, APM, GQTS, PAD’s.
  • Ability to pull prints, read engineering drawings and understand GD&T, work with Vis mockup, GDIS.
  • Red X Apprentice Certification or higher.
  • Good understanding of SPC
  • Engineering Work Order (EWO)/Parts Release familiarity

Additional Description

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.