Design Release Engineer - Assembly, Sealing, & Fastening

General Motor
June 02, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Hybrid - Position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time but the general expectation is that the employee be onsite an average of three (3) days each week. This is subject to change as GM needs change.

The Global Electrification and Battery Systems division at General Motors is a fast-paced team that is working on a developing technology. We're creating ground breaking propulsion systems that provide industry leading performance for current and future vehicles. Our team is integral to achieving GM's vision of Zero Emissions, Zero Crashes, and Zero Congestion.

In this role you'll be responsible for product development activities. We will give you the chance to create and release joint system components (seals, fasteners, adhesives, etc.) that are the latest technologies in General Motors vehicles portfolio for both current and future vehicles. You'll get the opportunity to work within a collaborative team and your contributions will directly affect the quality, durability and performance of future ICE, hybrid, plugin and battery electric vehicles manufactured by GM.

In this role, creativity, initiative, and independent judgment are involved, and effective cross-organizational teamwork is needed. You'll bring your knowledge and background to help us meet our goals and continue GM's success!


  • Coordinate design and packaging of joint components
  • Conduct technical design reviews and initiate applicable drawing reviews
  • Complete and review DFMEAs and DRBFMs for all parts / design changes
  • Demonstrate designs meet requirements by analysis, development, and validation
  • Work as part of a diverse team supporting component development including mechanical design, thermal/structural/ and electrical analysis
  • Work with manufacturing to ensure build ability and to resolve quality requirements
  • Provide Program Management and execution of deliverables and program team meetings
  • Work with component suppliers to meet design and timing objectives
  • Additional Description

    Required Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years' of engineering experience
  • Understanding of engineering theory
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are complex
  • Time management skills to meet agreed upon customer deliverables, able to manage multiple projects
  • Proficient computer skills including analyzing data and creating presentations
  • Interpersonal styles and communication skills to work effectively with local and international team members
  • Technical writing ability to create written engineering evaluation reports
  • Ability to read, interpret and generate engineering drawings and specifications
  • Familiarity with CAD and CAE
  • Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Master's degree in Engineering
  • 7+ years' experience with a major automotive OEM
  • Understanding of energy storage systems principles
  • Understanding of GD&T principles
  • Experience with ‘build to print' parts – or – experience writing specifications and managing suppliers with ‘build to spec' parts
  • Experience with structural, thermal NVH analysis tools
  • Experience managing suppliers on critical timelines
  • Design for Six Sigma Certification
  • Experience with Unigraphics NX
  • 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.

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    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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