General Motors System Safety Engineer - Automated Vehicle - ENG0032635 in Warren, Michigan

  • Support product engineering team, providing safety process-specific knowledge for both in-house and out-sourced programs

  • Develop and maintain the system safety plan for the project according to the GM System Safety Engineering Process for assigned projects.

  • Work with the GM and/or supplier project manager to interlink the safety plan with the project plan.

  • Perform and/or manage the execution of the safety tasks called out in the system safety plan.

  • Work with the GM and/or supplier project manager to identify resources to execute the safety tasks called out in the plan as needed.

  • Review supplier safety process deliverables and help guide supplier on GM safety process and safety requirements as required

  • Lead informal team reviews and formal Safety Peer Reviews for safety process work products and involve the assigned Senior System Safety Engineer as needed.

  • Participate in safety strategy design discussions and help ensure that the safety requirements will be adequately met.

  • Assist in resolving conflicts concerning safety requirements within the product engineering team and involve the assigned Senior System Safety Engineer as needed.

  • Identify cross-functional, cross-organizational gaps and issues and notify the assigned Senior System Safety Engineer as needed.

  • Escalate unresolved safety related issues and confirm that the issue resolution process has been followed.

  • Support the Senior System Safety Engineer with the System Safety Process Statement of Requirements and the Development Interface Agreement with the supplier.

  • Coach product engineering team, providing safety process-specific knowledge, consulting senior safety engineers as needed:

  • Explain the safety process, as needed.

  • Guide on access and usage of templates, training resources, and best practices.

  • Identify product programs that require safety engineering process to be followed and bring it to the attention of the Management and the Safety Critical Embedded Control (SCEC) Global Sub System Leadership Team (GSSLT).

  • Support safety process improvement.

  • Interface with Senior System Safety Engineer, corporate and industry experts to stay current in safety processes, methods and tools.

  • Document safety best practices implemented by the product team for reuse by other product teams.

  • Identify improvements to safety processes, methods and tools and communicate to the appropriate workgroups within the Safety Critical Embedded Control GSSLT.

  • Participate in supplier assessments regarding functional safety process capability and performance.

  • Identify improvements needed in the supplier qualification process and GM Supplier interactions.

  • Participation in GM Corporate Initiatives:

  • Actively participate in functional safety related process development and decision bodies if needed.

  • Participate in the SCEC GSSLT and/or workgroups as required.

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Candidate must work cross functionally and have expertise in one or more of:

oPrognostics, diagnostics and vehicle health & maintenance disciplines

oVehicle preflight checks, manual/automated safety inspections

oVehicle physical architecture in Chassis, Propulsion, Body, Occupant Protection, Energy Storage, Telematics

oDFMEA, PFMEA, Warranty, and Field Investigation

oReliability and durability of vehicle components is preferred

oDevelopment or implementation of safety regulations

oAutomated or semi-automated vehicle development

oActive safety features that involve automated braking, steering, propulsion and parking

oObject detection and path prediction sensor technologies and the environmental limitation of the sensor technologies

oSafety best practices for software requirements, design, implementation and verification

oECU and advanced communication protocols in fail-operational architecture

oLooking for candidates with solid understanding and experience ofvehicular networking technologies including Ethernet, Flexray, TTP, CAN and wireless technologies.

oUnderstanding of odometry , Maps and perception sensors used in semi-automated or automated vehicles.

oFail-operational/fail-silent/fail-safe systems