General Motors Lead Switch Engineer - ENG0031377 in Warren, Michigan

The Lead Switch Engineer (DRE) is responsible for leading design release for current and future switches and controls components.

- Represent Switch team to program and other relative teams

- Develop Engineering Solutions and Release final design to production

- Follow-Up on timing and part availability

- Develop and design package concept

- Initiate and conduct Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA)

- Prepare and track Engineering Change Work Order (E²) for release documentation and changes

- Support and work with Global Lead DREs to release hardware on time for programs

- Manage supplier resident engineer to release parts and to resolve switch related issues

- Develop design alternatives and present them to management for decision

- Manage Change Requests (CR/DN) and Problem Resolution Tracking System (PRTS+)

- Coordinate design of component with vehicle changes

- Initiate, analyze and revise design if test/ manufacturing/ field problem is shown in test reports or PRTS+ system and implement problem resolution

- Support Manufacturing and Service Engineering

- Support Product Engineering at distant locations

- Support Product Launch

- Support preparation of owner’s manual

- Support and work with QRD lead to investigate warranty issue

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Required Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Equivalent

- At least 3 - 5 years of relevant experience

- Very good oral and written communication skills

- Very good interpersonal skills: ability to work within GM, with suppliers, and with program teams

- Ability to prioritize and balance multiple activities

- Ability to self-motivate / self-direct

- Problem solving proficiency