General Motors Body Controls Systems Integration Engineer - ENG0027806 in Warren, Michigan

Body Controls System Integration Engineer


Exciting Opportunity to become a Systems Integration Engineer (SIE) in the Body Controls Systems Engineering (BCSE) Organization. The SIE is responsible to ensure that the BCSE features/systems are integrated properly and work as expected under all operating conditions on a vehicle program. The BCSE SIE will work closely with the vehicle program and development teams, Validation and SMTs developing features and systems. Role provides a great opportunity to be part of a growing System Engineering group in its infancy.

  • SIE Role will include following responsibilities
  • Define and manage applicable features for the program – work with program team, System Engineering, and SMT balancing Features list. Create and maintain the vehicle programs feature content matrix (i.e., which variant of feature is on program)
  • Apply baseline Feature Technical and System Technical Specification (FTS and STS) to the program specific feature set.
  • Integrate features in to the design through the GVDP milestones. Define and manage interface requirements. Apply and manage baseline D FMEA to program specific design.
  • Verify that a feature operates as intended under all conditions
  • Evaluate at periodic intervals including initial release and subsequent releases with major changes for earliest possible identification of feature or system gaps to expectations
  • Work with feature owners, system engineers and lead system validation engineers to ensure appropriate test coverage
  • Troubleshoot pre & post production vehicle level integration issues
  • Root cause and document integration issues
  • Work with appropriate subsystem, component, algorithm, and/or calibration engineers to quickly resolve issues
  • Verify that the proposed solution resolves the identified issue
  • Support test procedure, process, and quality improvement initiatives
  • Support feature benchmarking and clinic activities
  • Generate benchmarking/clinic test requirements/procedures
  • Perform and participate in benchmarking/clinic test
  • Document benchmarking/clinic results
  • Manage program deliverables – maintain feature readiness status, periodic management report outs, conduct Peer Reviews, conduct program specific Feature work groups as necessary
  • Some travel may be required

Basic Required:

  • Candidate must have one of the following engineering degrees: BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering or Computer Science Engineering
  • Four or more years’ automotive system, subsystem, or component development experience
  • Working knowledge of BCSE systems and its mechanical, electromechanical, and electrical components – scope includes Electrical systems for Body Controls, Closures Systems, Power mode, Lighting Systems, Virtual Key and Car Sharing
  • Understand vehicle development, verification, validation, and manufacturing processes
  • Proactive / results driven individual with high levels of initiative
  • Successful at solving complex problems
  • High level of oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively within multi-disciplinary, and globally distributed teams
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to learn and quickly apply new skills/knowledge

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