General Motors New Products System Architecture Technical Specialist - GPS0001222 in Pontiac, Michigan

Role Summary

Global Transmission and Electrification New Products Group is responsible for new transmissions and electrification drive units. The system architecture technical specialist will be part of the team designing these products from BA through PPDR. The TS will lead the system PDT which is responsible for lube, cooling, oil management, fluid selection, FE and NVH.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Lead System PDT in New Products Group.

a.System PDT is responsible for lube, cooling, oil management, fluid selection, FE and NVH for new transmission and hybrid drive units (BA phase through Beta PPDR)

  1. High level of collaboration with PMT’s and program team
  2. Conduct trade off studies on design options

  3. Meet critical program milestones (POE, GPDP, and GVDP)

  4. Develop and maintain system BODs
  5. Lead and maintain technical expertise for transmission system architecture
  6. Lead design reviews of new products
  7. Provide technical direction to current product system issues

7.Provide training, guidance, and assistance to engineers on the team

8.Lead DFSS projects and DFMEAs

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Required Skills and Experience

  • 10 years of experience in Propulsion Systems
  • Experience in design, development and validation of transmissions and hybrid drive units
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Developing Direct Reports
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Command Skills
  • Customer Focus
  • Driving for Results
  • Experience with BODs, DFMEAs and design reviews
  • DFSS Black belt
  • Travel as required (domestic and international)

Preferred Skills and Experience

Education and Training

  • BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent

·Preferred Masters in Engineering