General Motors PRID Engineer - ENG0032703 in Warren, Michigan

GM’s Systems Engineering team is seeking dynamic and experienced individuals to be a part of creating the newly established PreventRepeatIncidences ofDefects(PRID) Team. The PRID engineer will be a key role in supporting “Zero defect” strategies being implemented across the enterprise. The PRID engineer will have a key role in operationalizing the PRID process across the company. This is a great opportunity for those interested in building an organization from the ground up, transforming the way the enterprise works and driving results that improve business performance. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in product development and project management. ThePRID engineermust be comfortable dealing with ambiguity, championing change andworkingeffectively in a fast-paced environment.

PRID Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Identify & determine PRID ownership with Product Investigator
  • Assist PRID owner to define the systemic root cause
  • Council & aid the PRID plan development
  • Identify cross functional stakeholders impacted by PRID
  • Conduct sufficiency assessment of PRID package
  • Approve / reject PRID plan
  • Drives PRID implementation cross functionally –across impacted functional areas – globally
  • Identify repeating failure mode driver(s)
  • Conduct cross-functional global read across to identify true root cause failure mode potential
  • Share learnings from recalls to SMT Quality Chain Contacts
  • Confirms closure of PRID
  • Audit to confirm implementation of preventive action plan on product and ensurelearnings are captured in the Baselines

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Candidate Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • Exceptional communication and networking skills across multiple organizations
  • 10 years of automotive product development experience, with strong preference to vehicle program management or subsystem integration experience.
  • Demonstrated capability to understand and execute thorough root cause analysis as well as systemic root cause.
  • High level of analytical ability and complex problem solving.
  • Ability to deal with high levels of ambiguity
  • Demonstrated capability to interface across functional organizations to drive and complete tasks.
  • Ability to influence and drive knowledge transfer of recall learnings across functional organizations via standardized communication.
  • Experience and understanding of engineering standardized work including DFMEA/DRBFM, BOP, VTS, STS, SSTS, CTS, SOR, ICD, PFMEA, KCDS, GMW ,Best Practices, Design Release, ProductValidation, and Analysis.
  • Demonstrated strong project planning and management skills - required
  • Proven effective leadership, sound judgment and initiative
  • Exceptional interpersonal oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills including ability to leverage influencing skills
  • Risk management analysis skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite


  • Master’s degree in engineering
  • Knowledge of PAL process
  • DFSS black belt
  • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities.
  • Focus on Program Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external stakeholders to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
  • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions, which are timely, and in the best interests of the organization.
  • Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
  • Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem