General Motors Supplier Quality Engineer - Electrical Engineer (Autonomous/Future Products) - VEH0002956 in Warren, Michigan

Supplier Quality Engineer – Electrical Engineering (Autonomous/Future Products)

I n the electrical engineering area, we are working to develop our global role as the homeroom for globally sourced electrical systems and we’re changing the way we do things within our North American team. While our supply base may be located anywhere around the globe, we are the crucial interface with the purchasing and engineering functions to ensure that we source and develop electrical components for our world class vehicles.

About the Supplier Quality Engineer Role:

The Supplier Quality Engineer acts as the technical liaison between engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, and our suppliers. In this role, the Supplier Quality Engineer works with the suppliers to resolve supplier quality issues, implement and monitor advanced quality planning, and provide technical support focused at meeting program launch & production requirements

The Supplier Quality Engineer is also be responsible for:

- Assuring supplier understanding of product and submission requirements

- Reviewing and approving supplier quality plans on new part programs

- Reviewing supplier manufacturing processes and quality systems

- Implementing and monitoring supplier part qualification and certification processes

- Determining root cause of supplier quality problems and implement timely and effective quality resolutions

- Improving quality performance of suppliers by conducting workshops at supplier locations, providing technical assistance in developing a quality system, or other technical support as required

- Acting as liaison between regions to ensure that components for North America assembly plants will be protected for part quality and delivery

- Provide technical support during start-up / GM launch activities

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, call 866-583-8151 or email us at In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

- Electrical / Technical degree (Electrical Engineering degree preferred)

- At least 2 years of experience in quality, engineering, or manufacturing related to the field

- Demonstrated knowledge of probability, statistical quality control and design of experiments

- Knowledge of how to bring a non-automotive supplier into volume production capability

- Knowledge of the GM / supplier software development process for moving from concept through production

- Demonstrated ability to investigate quality problems and apply technical judgment to develop possible solutions

- Ability to travel 50-60%

Skills and Key Competencies:

- Strategic Agility – Sees ahead clearly. Can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately. Has broad knowledge and perspective.

- Action Oriented – Enjoys working hard. Is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging. Not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning. Seizes more opportunities than others.

- Dealing with Ambiguity – Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

- Interpersonal Savvy – Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down and sideways, inside and outside the organization. Builds appropriate rapport. Builds constructive and effective relationships. Uses diplomacy and tact. Can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

- Organizational Agility – Knowledgeable about how organizations work. Knows how to get things done through formal channels and the informal network.

-Learning on the Fly-Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or protected veteran status.