Senior Electrical Designer Job at General Motors – 4.1 Warren, MI

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Job Description

In this role the Senior Electrical designer will be responsible for development of Electrical math design solutions to meet complex system and subsystem requirements. This activity is dependent upon a high degree of creativity and initiative in problem solving and leading multi-functional teams for issue resolution.

You will need to:
Perform as an expert in Electrical SMT Design and Engineering Best Practices, with high skills in GM CAD and Data Management System, Windows Suite, and VisMockup.

Exercise highly independent judgment and creative solution development with minimal direction from the Design Leader Technical.

Proficient in CAD Tools and skilled in the development of Standard Model Methods in their Electrical component / subsystem area.

In this role you will be developing Electrical virtual vehicle integration solutions to support program requirements. You will work as a fully – qualified contributor who is dependent upon a high degree of knowledge and understanding of all aspects of virtual vehicle integration.

You will need to:
Have broad technical knowledge, training and understanding combined with creative and independent thinking and conceptual ability within the virtual vehicle integration through multiple cycles of the Global Vehicle Development Process.

Strong knowledge in CAD and virtual related tools, software, and contributes to the development of Standard Modeling Methods for virtual processes.

You will be responsible for:
Mentor for Electrical system/subsystem requirement, and GM CAD and Data Management System for their Electrical SMT area

Develop, refines and finalizes Criteria and Typical Sections

Owner of Standard Modeling Methods or Virtual Integration Methods for their Program and SMT area

Proficient in and able to teach Design Standards, Best Practices and Global Design infoBOOK Standards

Demonstrated application of design operations and processes (Standard modeling, Clearance Analysis, Vehicle Assembly Structure, Global Data Security, etc.)

Apply manufacturability, Design for Assembly, and integration knowledge to parts, subsystem designs and vehicle integration

Facilitate and participate in Design / Virtual Reviews, both scheduled and informal as required

Document and maintains material, mass, and other part specifications within the Math file

Support CAE with studies to improve designs

Complete, analyzes and applies NX Analysis results to solution set for their subsystem / components

Very knowledgeable of and experienced with Development Process and the math fidelity for each cycle

Independently integrate component subsystem designs into systems

Perform appropriate studies/alternatives / layouts, and participate in recommendations to program direction

Stay ahead of current product developments and trends in area of responsibility

Support lessons learned through updating Best Practices and learning sessions with Designers

Lead and create math data (models) or virtual layouts of very advanced and complex components, systems and subsystems

Dedicatedly communicates effectively with all partners

Release system/subsystem to meet GVDP requirements with quality, on time

Actively identify new areas for learning and take advantage of learning opportunities

Additional Job Description

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field / Product Design with 3 + years of experience in Product Design or a related field.

Without a Technical Degree, with 10+ years of experience in Product Design or a related field.

Required Skills

Experience in GM CAD (NX, Teamcenter, Trubiquity AutoWeb, Vis Mockup, etc…), math release process, specifications, and data management

Experience in Electrical Product Design concepts and manufacturing processes. (i.e. injection molding, stamping, extrusion, machiining, etc.)

Working knowledge of Vehicle Development Process

High level of Interpersonal skills to work effectively with others including global partners

Working knowledge of CAE and eGD&T

Preferred Skills

Vehicle Design Experience within electrical systems to include channels, brackets, sheet metal, and plastics

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.

About the Company

Company: General Motors – 4.1

Company Location:  Warren, MI

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