Conveyance Engineer – Vehicle State of Charge SME

General Motors

Warren, MI

Job Description


This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to Warren three times per week, at minimum.

The Role

As a Conveyance Engineer - Vehicle State of Charge SME, you will be responsible for being the expert of Conveyance designs and their integration with other technologies. You will be developing the statement of requirements and managing the execution of vehicle state of charge conveyors/process equipment installation in various GM Manufacturing Centers.

You will be responsible for Conveyor or Installation Execution activities in ME Center of General Assembly (GA) as it relates to our new processing methods.

This position will work in support of software defined vehicles, build process strategy, and vehicle recharging strategies. Creativity and initiative along with a passion for managing construction projects are key characteristics of this position. Conveyor or Installation Suppliers will work directly for you. You will be directly responsible for all aspects of their work, including safety, schedule, and cost. You will consult with your supervisor as required.

What You'll Do (Responsibilities)

  • Generates technical solutions for current, new and major vehicle programs

  • Provides technical leadership for the Supplier

  • Develops engineering designs (including subsystems)

  • Develops Installation SOR (Statement of Requirements)

  • Solves engineering related problems and manages implementation

  • Works with engineering functions, suppliers, plant personnel and others to implement cost reduction, methods and product improvements, and to support build programs

  • Communicates information to and from internal and external customer organizations

  • Coordinates and consults with departments outside engineering, such as manufacturing, GM Centers, IE, Layout team and Material

  • Stays abreast of new technology and competitive products

  • Manages all aspects of the project execution including estimating, safety and scheduling

  • Supports debug and validation at the ME Center

  • Ability to support all shifts and holidays

  • Responsible to support various Centers in design process and installation of equipment based on requirements from the Center.

  • Responsible for complete vehicle state of charge conveyance project from concept, design, installation, startup and validation.

    Additional Job Description

    Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications) ​

    • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent related technical degree

    • 5+ years in conveyor design, integration of conveyor and/or mechanical equipment, and tooling installation

    • Understanding of engineering theory and principles of operation of mechanical/electrical mechanisms

    • Knowledge of any of the following: Vehicle Power Distribution System, General Assembly, and/or Global Propulsion systems

    • Knowledge of conveyor controls automation

    • Previous lead engineer/project management experience

    • Demonstrated technical and professional skills

    • Proficient in Microsoft Project and Excel

    • Ability to use AutoCAD

    • Up to 25% travel

    This job may be eligible for relocation benefits.



    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.

    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

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    We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

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