Field Service Engineer

General Motor
June 10, 2023
Offerd Salary:$83,096 - $100,919
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Contract Type:Other
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USA Field Assignment, working out of their home office located within 30 miles of Fargo, ND to cover assigned cases at GM dealers in their areas.


GM Field Service Engineers (FSEs) provide on-site professional automotive, business and computer technical support to GM's retail and wholesale communities. FSEs have broad responsibilities including vehicle diagnostic and repair support, providing an avenue for escalated cases, product problem resolution and territory management support for GM. The primary FSE objective is to diagnose and direct repairs on customer vehicles and to reduce vehicle repurchases and warranty expense to GM. FSEs will also provide Dealership service readiness feedback and support Techline products at GM Dealerships and other authorized facilities including certain GM Fleet accounts.

Retail Support

  • Provide third level, on-site support to resolve automotive technical and Techline issues as escalated through processes in place at the GM Technical Assistance Center and the FSE Dispatch Center. Respond quickly to dispatch cases for vehicle concerns that may lead to “vehicle down” or potential “repurchase” situations

  • Maintain a close working relationship with GM District Managers-Aftersales (DM-A) to review vehicles in repurchase jeopardy and seek creative ways to avoid buy-back.

  • Review current Preliminary Information (PI) bulletins for known vehicle concerns with Dealer service personnel

  • Drive PI bulletin process by notifying TAC Escalation Team Agents (ETA) of authorized “field fix” information

  • Conduct ad-hoc in-Dealership product training sessions, which can include technical information on the use of Techline tools and applications, as well as, other diagnostic tools and equipment

  • Take ownership of Dealer concerns and use effective problem resolution skills

  • Troubleshoot GM approved, Dealership owned, Service department IT hardware and Techline tool problems, using all available resources and follow through to resolution

  • For officially dispatched cases, address GM Dealership customer problem resolution needs via phone or at the Dealership location. When approved, will also address problem resolution at a Fleet customer location.

  • Report on Dealership's “State of Health” relative to overall service readiness

  • Assist in Dealer Technician recruitment and retention by reviewing “Technician Pipeline” options to Dealer Service Management

  • Wholesale Support

    Develop and maintain strong relationships with GM National and Regional Management responsible for Service Operations and Vehicle/Powertrain Brand Quality, including the GM Engineering community with a focus on product quality improvements and minimizing potential repurchases. Represent GM as the primary resource and spokesperson in the field for automotive technical and Techline product information

  • Attend to requests from GM wholesale personnel including Regional Service management, Vehicle/Powertrain Brand Quality, and Engineering as processed through the TAC or FSE Dispatch Center escalation process.

  • Provide feedback in the form of Field Product Reports (FPRs) to Vehicle/Powertrain Brand Quality Managers and GM Engineering

  • Provide support for Better Business Bureau (BBB) arbitration hearings and legal cases, such as “lemon law” law suits, to protect GM interests

  • Participate in new vehicle launch Action Center Team activities and distribute information to benefit the wider FSE team

  • Support service club meetings and other Regional activities, as time permits.

  • Provide detailed reports to GM management on team effectiveness.

  • Provide warranty waste reduction suggestions to FSE Leadership and the BQM Team

  • Additional Description

    Required Qualifications:

  • Extensive hands-on Automotive Dealership Service Department or equivalent vehicle diagnostic and repair experience.

  • Knowledge and experience with GM Essential Service tools

  • State Automotive Technician Certifications as required by state/local law (if relocated certified in new State within one month).

  • Possession of a valid driver's license and a clean driving record

  • Proficient user of MS Office applications: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook (or equivalent e-mail/calendar app).

  • Ability to manage, resolve, document, and close dispatch cases in the required timeframe.

  • Ability to build and maintain customer relationships with Dealership management teams with focus on the Dealership Service department

  • Ability to work with minimal direction and be responsible for self- training to maintain and increase skills

  • A history of maintaining customer satisfaction in a territory with multiple customer locations is desired

  • Ability to create and provide specialized training

  • Excellent communication skills and time management to successfully prioritize and deliver critical services. Self-motivated with a proactive approach to meeting and exceeding customer expectations.

  • Preferred

  • 5 or more years hands-on Automotive Dealership Service Department or equivalent vehicle diagnostic and repair experience.

  • Vocational Degree, Technical Degree, Associates Degree or Bachelor's Degree

  • Proficient user of Data Bus Diagnostic Tools (e.g., via TIS/GDS, NeoVi /V-Spy Intrepid Tools, Buffalo Tool, INCA Tool, etc.)

  • Proficient user of Pico Scope

  • 10 plus years customer handling, support, sales, administrative, computer or other business skills applicable to the specific needs of the FSE position

  • Computer hardware set-up, internet and wireless communications experience

  • Certified in the following Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Tests and recertification at the required intervals:

  • A1-A9 plus Master Technician certification

  • B2-B5, plus Master Technician certification

  • T1-T8, plus Master Technician certification

  • L1, L2 and L3

  • Knowledge of GM Global Connect Service Applications

  • Knowledge of GM Service Training College (GM STC) training web site and applications

  • Extensive knowledge of GM vehicle control systems, including controller area networks, GM LAN, etc.

  • 100% completion of GM Service Training requirements including achieving GM Master Technician in one or more GM STC Training paths.

  • GM World Class Technician credentials

  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN IT infrastructure

  • This position requires the ability to legally operate a motor vehicle on a regular basis.

    Please only apply if you DO NOT need sponsorship to work in the United States now or in the future. We are unable to consider candidates who require sponsorship .

    Compensation: The compensation information is a good faith estimate only. It is based on what a successful Colorado applicant might be paid in accordance with Colorado law. The compensation may not be representative for positions located outside of Colorado. • The median level of salary compensation for this role is $83,096 - $100,919.

    Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.

    Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.


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