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Product Engineer – Interiors – Overhead Systems - ENG0033294

Warren (Tech Ctr), Michigan, US

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Product Engineer – Interiors – Overhead Systems


The product engineer position involves responsibility for all activities including definition of requirements, execution of design, and validation and testing during the development of Overhead Systems throughout a vehicle’s lifecycle on current and future programs.  These roles require an experienced engineer to lead and drive a cross functional product development team that collaborates with peers in the creative design, purchasing, manufacturing, and quality functions.

The ideal candidate is one who desires to build their technical depth as an engineer within automotive interiors.  This candidate possesses exemplary communication and project management skills.  They are a passionate, hard-working person who enjoys taking on challenges and following through with robust solutions. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Generating and executing technical solutions for Overhead Systems to support new vehicle programs
  • Providing technical leadership for advanced component or technology development
  • Performing complex design analysis and evaluating engineering designs
  • Working cross-functionally to implement cost reduction, methods and product improvements, and to support prototype and production build activities
  • Balancing business imperatives, including but not limited to cost, mass, complexity, and timing
  • Production design release of Overhead Systems and subsystems
  • Communicating information to and from internal and external customer organizations
  • Staying abreast of relevant new technology and competitive products

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 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.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited university (Technology degrees will not be considered)
  • Minimum two years of experience in product development of interior components not including internships

Preferred Skills:

  • Master’s Degree or other Advanced Degree
  • Familiarity with the engineering design of compression molding, and/or injection molding
  • Familiarity with Design For Six Sigma process
  • Experience with DFMEA (Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis), PFMEA (Process Failure Mode and Effect Analysis) and GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing)
  • Knowledge of plastic materials, processes, and tooling
  • Experience with Statistics, Mechanics of materials, Design for Manufacture, and Integrated Design

*Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

General Motors is a global automotive company united by a single purpose: To earn customers for life by building brands that inspire passion and loyalty through not only breakthrough technologies but also by serving and improving the communities in which we live and work around the world.  We currently employ 215,000 employees on six continents. 

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