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Sports Car Racing Regulations Performance Engineer

Description

Hybrid: This position does require an employee to be on-site to perform effectively.  This position requires an employee to be onsite 2-4 times per week. 

We are growing our Motorsports Competition Engineering team and seeking a Racing Regulations Performance Engineer with automotive Motorsports experience to be the racecar platform and class regulations expert, responsible for working with sanctioning bodies to represent General Motors in the development and maintenance of regulations. You will create and maintain technical documentation required by Sportscar racing programs at GM. Connect with powertrain, production engineering, and key partners in racing. Collaborate with racecar constructors to produce user documentation to support homologation submissions and updates for motorsports programs. You will be a critical resource for ongoing racecar development through the life of the program as well as providing clarifications around compliance and will work closely with the GM Sports Car Racing performance engineering team supporting simulation and testing. Interested in joining our growing team and working a flexible schedule? Read on and apply!                                             

Responsibilities:

  • Support technical working group meetings with the sanctioning body (FIA) to ensure ongoing compliance and provide technical feedback as an advocate for GM’s objectives for future racing series. When needed, able to attend very early morning virtual meetings and travel to some in-person international meetings.

  • Thoroughly understand rules and regulations for the racecar platforms relevant to GM and the series we race in to help steer development.

  • Compile and submit homologation documentation for Sportscar racing programs and fulfill requests for clarification to the sanctioning body, as well as revising existing documentation.

  • Work with GM Powertrain to document engine components in homologation document.

  • Document technology transfer to and from production and find opportunities to tie back to production in technology and marketing.

  • Be accessible via phone during races for homologation documentation emergencies and available to make urgent updates. Potentially attend key races for homologation support.

  • Audit material that is submitted to sanctioning body and provide feedback to enable program development objectives.

  • Point contact for communications with sanctioning body relative to regulations and the racecar homologation.


Additional Description

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering

  • 5+ years in an automotive engineering role, preferably with motorsports experience

  • Extremely detail oriented individuals with a strong understanding of vehicle systems

  • Excited about spending hours immersed in regulations and technical rule sets

  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to navigate relationships with external partners

  • Ability to communicate well about technical topics

  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, take initiative/self-directed

  • Ability to read and speak French is considered a big benefit for this role


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

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 Careers.Accommodations@GM.com or call us at 800-865-7580. 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.