General Motors Engine Controller Hardware Design Responsible Engineer - GPS0003563 in Milford, Michigan

Role Summary

To lead in gathering, negotiating, updating and documenting controller requirements for the assigned Engine ControlModule program and be the single-point contact between GM and the supplier, and provide technical expertise during thepurchasing process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the controller program and its supplier to ensure all requirements, documents and deliverables are met ontime with "world's best" quality.
  • Execute the Process of Engineering and ensure on-time deliverables for execution milestones.
  • Manage execution of the overall controller development project, track and report project progress.
  • Gather controller requirements from controls stakeholders (including electrical architects, packagaing, software andmechanization engineers)
  • Produce detailed controller requirements document
  • Support controller sourcing activities, gathering all necessary documents and provide technical expertise duringpurchasing process
  • Foster & document Best Practices to ensure high quality and reduce development lead time.
  • Facilitate or lead the Controller Product Development Team (or equivalent) in managing and tracking supplierdevelopment progress.
  • Facilitate requirements and design reviews with supplier
  • Review and approve controller validation plans proposed by the supplier.
  • Support controller warranty analysis and issue resolution activities to meet product quality targets
  • Support cost savings initiatives
  • Negotiate and manage changes with supplier, update controller requirements document
  • Lead DFMEA activities
  • Support closure of controller related problem resolution
  • Support controller part restriction as required

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  • Candidate must have one of the following engineering degrees: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering,Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
  • Knowledge and 2+ years’ experience in vehicle or powertrain system development
  • Demonstrated proficiency in requirements development
  • Knowledge and experience in control system hardware/software implementation, integration and testing
  • Knowledge of electronic hardware design and failure modes
  • Knowledge of electronic module development, manufacturing and test engineering
  • Knowledge of vehicle electrical systems
  • Demonstrated high level of analytical ability where problems are unusual or difficult
  • Knowledge of Design for Six Sigma and Red X design analysis
  • Results driven individual with high levels of initiative, urgency and pro-activity
  • High degree of functional / technical and program management skills
  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good business acumen, organizational and strategic agility