Product Interface Engineer at General Motors

Job Description

In this role your responsibilities will be of a technical nature with decisions made within the limits of general practices, policies and standards. Your work will involve complex manufacturing problems including the need to root cause and follow issues to resolve.
You will be responsible for equipment related to the manufacturing process. You will be required to use your independent discernment.
  • Collaborate with Product Engineering to ensure Manufacturing Requirements (MRs) and Best Practices (BPs) are incorporated into product program design releases.
  • Assure product designs support Common Datum Locating Strategy (CDLS)/Hole to Hole/Body Shop (ABC Metrics) dimensional strategies.
  • Assure product designs support global interbuildability strategies.
  • Develop and execute Plan for Every Part (PFEP) to support product program execution.
  • Manage Manufacturing Concept Sheets and Study Requests and maintain logs.
  • Manage Engineering Change Management (ECM) engineering changes that impact Body-In-White (BIW).
  • Develop and maintain Product Engineering Drive Cost Increase Tracking Log.
  • Develop, submit and track material order for tooling integration and buy-off.
  • Develop, submit and track material orders for Manufacturing Validation Events
  • Support purchased part sourcing process.
  • Assure the integrated resolution of product/process issues in support of the Issue Resolution Team (IRT) in a support role for plant builds.
  • Supports the Vehicle Dimensional Quality Manager (VDQM) and Dimensional Team to drive nominal body and in the development of the Critical Interface plan and execution.
  • Develop Appendix B1 for Statements of Requirements (SORs)
  • Participate in Tech Reviews
  • Resolve subassembly strategy issues.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering field or equivalent experience
  • At least 2 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • High level of oral and written communication skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with Product Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Plant personnel, and suppliers
  • High level of analytical abilities to solve complex problems
  • Facilitator /leadership skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft software
  • Ability to travel locally as needed

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Body-In-White (BIW) tool design and build
  • Proficiency in TeamCenter/VisMockup
  • Familiar with math based processes
  • Familiar with General Motors North America (GMNA) standards
  • Knowledge of Global Vehicle Development Process (GVDP) and related deliverables


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 InformationGeneral 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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