General Motors Sr Design Release Engineer - Active Safety (V2X and DMS) - ENG0032339 in Warren, Michigan


Active Safety Design ReleaseEngineer (DRE) – Active Safety (V2X and DMS)

Active safety is a rapidly developing area of automotiveengineering, deploying multiple new sensors, subsystems and features to the vehicle. Vehicle to Vehicle/InfrastructureCommunication (V2X) and Driver Monitoring Systems (DMS) are growingtechnologies that enable several new features to be rolled out to thevehicle. V2X technology allows thevehicle to communicate with other vehicles (V2V) as well as infrastructure(V2I). The Active Safety V2X DRE is akey role in developing next generation V2X technology and features. DMS technology monitors the driver’sattention to enable various automated driving features.

* Job Duties: *

Responsible for definition of requirements, execution ofdesign, analysis, development, testing and management of engineering projectsfor Active Safety Electronics where creativity and initiative are involved aswell as some independent judgment. Exercises technical direction over otherengineers or engineering support personnel and may have work directionresponsibilities over a small group with specific engineering objectives.Consults with supervisor as required.

  • DRE forsafety electronicsmodule including all elements of hardware and software
  • Develops component technical specifications as well as statement of requirements and subsystem technical specifications as required
  • Leads formal design, peer, and quality reviews
  • Leads resolution of technical issues
  • Leads product development team (PDT) meetings
  • Leads/manages supplier resident engineers
  • Supports sourcing activities
  • Primary GM engineering interface with the component suppliers
  • Intimate knowledge of hardware and software interfaces
  • Insure all vehicle program deliverables and imperatives (cost, timing, investment, and quality) are met
  • Generates technical solutions for current, new and major programs
  • Provides technical leadership for advanced technology development
  • Performs complex design analysis
  • Develops engineering designs (including subsystems)
  • Implements engineering changes
  • Initiates documents to provide engineering authority and to maintain math data
  • Solves engineering related problems
  • Works with engineering functions, suppliers, plant personnel and others to implement cost reduction, methods and product improvements, and to support build programs
  • Plans and implements test and/or development programs
  • Releases parts and subsystems for production
  • Communicates information to and from internal and external customer organizations
  • Coordinates and consults with departments outside engineering, such as manufacturing
  • Stays abreast of new technology and competitive products
  • Travels as required

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Education: BSE, BS in Mechanical Engineering, ElectricalEngineering or Computer Science

Required Skills:

·Understanding of engineering theory andprinciples of operation of mechanical/electrical mechanisms

·High level of analytical ability where problemsare unusual and difficult

·High level of interpersonal skills to workindependently and effectively with others

·Specific knowledge of engineering mechanics,physics, metallurgy and manufacturing methods engineering

·Demonstrated technical and professional skillsin job-related area required

·Appropriate interpersonal styles andcommunication methods to work effectively with business partners to meet mutualgoals required

·Knowledgeof computer software as itpertains to engineering preferred

·High level of oral and written communicationskills

Preferred Skills:

·Design/Development of Safety CriticalSystems/Components

·Knowledge of embedded software developmentprocess

·DFMEA training

·DFSS Certification

·Electronic Validation Experience


·Experience (3+ Years) or demonstratedproficiency design release of electrical modules.

·3+ Years of Active Safety experience

·5+ Years of Controls experience

Preferred Skills:

·Action Oriented


·Customer Focus

·Functional/Technical Skills


·Integrity and Trust

·Peer Relationships


·Standing Alone

·Technical Learning

·Time Management


·Dealing with Ambiguity

·Business Acumen

·Comfort Around Higher Management

·Conflict Management

·Intellectual Horsepower

·Drive for Results

·Strategic Agility

Electrical is required active is preferred