General Motors Electrical Architect - Power Signal Distribution System - ENG0039622 in Warren, Michigan

The Electrical Architectis a key position responsible for designing and implementing the entire powerand signal distribution system for vehicle programs. It is an electricalengineering position within the Product Development Team.

The position entails workingclosely with wiring DREs [Design Release Engineers] and the Electrical team, aswell as other Product Development engineering groups such as Powertrain, HVAC,Infotainment, Interiors, Exteriors, and Chassis.

Key job elements:

  • Establish vehicle electrical system requirements and establish vehicle physical/functional partitioning
  • Allocate functional requirements to subsystems
  • Select the electrical architecture to support requirements
  • Establish Energy Management strategy
  • Create the vehicle power and ground electrical design
  • Specify and balance system requirements
  • Ensure the power generation and storage system meets vehicle level requirements using EPSSIM
  • Diagnose and correct electrical system deficiencies using CAE tools
  • Assist in failure mode and effects analysis
  • Attend Product Development Team meetings to ensure deliverables and timing are met
  • Provides program specific requirements for sourcing process
  • Provides technical background in wiring supplier technical reviews

Basic Requirements

  • Candidate should have one of the following engineering degrees: BSE, BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Chemistry, Metallurgical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Aeronautical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Physics, or Materials Engineering
  • Prefer 7-10 years of experience in Power Signal or Automotive Product Electrical Engineering including experience releasing electrical components
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and complex
  • Experience using mentor capital a plus
  • Knowledge of engineering software and systems as it pertains to job-related area