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Lead Electrical Engineer Batter And Energy Management Systems

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Gtech Services Warren , MI 48088

Posted 4 months ago


Product Engineer: Lead Electrical Engineer 2


  • Trains, develops and evaluates employees

  • Develops and coordinates timing of product design programs

  • Provides technical support for solving assembly plant problems

  • Conducts engineering activities for VDP pilot line programs

  • Conducts engineering activities for model year start of production programs

  • Evaluates design proposals

  • Coordinates overall engineering activities with other departments and/or divisions

  • Initiates and evaluates cost studies

  • Coordinates with vendors and/or customers

  • Writes technical reports and proposals

  • Reviews legislative and regulatory proposals or actions to determine impact on

  • projects



  • Knowledge in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint Intermediate level

  • Knowledge with Lotus Notes or other email communication tool Intermediate level

  • Good interpersonal skills involving ability to work effectively cross-functionally and

  • cross-culturally

  • Good written and oral communication skills necessary for meetings and presentations

  • Ability to work well with others, exhibiting teamwork skills

  • Partners with senior management to analyze and solve issues

  • Ability to multitask by handling diverse assignments concurrently

  • Mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback

  • Expert knowledge of design, development and test engineering, manufacturing

  • processes, assembly operations and Central Office functions

  • General position related experience: 14-16 years

  • Relevant auto industry experience in Vehicle Electrical Systems Development required , min 14-16 years

  • Past GM work experience preferred

  • Areas of expertise include: Electrical and/or Electrical Systems Testing, Design, Analysis, Packaging, Validation

  • Regarded as an expert in the field of vehicle electrical systems development


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Masters degree preferred

  • Industry recognized affiliations and/or awards preferred

DESCRIPTION: This is an opportunity in a high growth area of emerging Global Regulatory Fuel Economy and CO2 reduction requirements. Seeking highly motivated candidates that possess creativity and initiative as well as a high level of independent judgment. Candidate will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Technical project management of 12V/48V Energy Storage Systems.

  • Managing supplier timing; running PDT meetings; issue investigation and resolution; ensuring part and/or software deliveries to benches, vehicles, and assembly plants; etc.

  • Develop & Maintain commodity specific documentation

  • Document, coordinate, and implement design changes

  • Develop and Maintain Global subsystem/component technical specifications templates (SSTS/CTS)

  • Create and maintain Interface Control Design (ICD) strategy and ICD templates

  • "Close the Loop" on learnings by updating required information (Best Practices, GM Specifications, SOR Template, etc.) and document progress in Problem Resolution Tracking System (PRTS)

  • Develop technical specifications for energy storage and power switching systems based on 12/48 V systems requirements

  • Responsible for development, execution and evaluation of designs (including subsystems), analysis, development & testing related to energy storage systems and 12 volt energy recovery systems

  • Review all In-process Electrical test plans

  • Participate in root causing and resolution of field issues related to energy storage systems, and recommend appropriate course of actions

  • Work with the Purchasing organization to assess energy storage systems supplier capabilities

  • Support the development of future strategy and roadmaps for energy storage systems as appropriate

  • Support the generation, development, implementation and evaluation of new energy storage systems as appropriate

  • Stay abreast of advanced energy storage technologies and competitive products to achieve low cost, efficient energy storage systems

  • Maintain state of the art knowledge of methods for electromagnetic, thermal and durability analysis and testing of energy storage systems

  • Travel as required


  • BSEE required, MSEE preferred

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience, required


PRODUCT ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE: Selected candidate shall possess

  • 3+ years automotive experience

  • Design Release Engineering experience with automotive components

  • High level understanding of Automotive Safety Integrity Levels and their application to 12V power system design and integration

  • High level of competence in writing and comprehending software requirements

  • Knowledge of vehicle serial data communications (CAN, GMLAN, LIN,) and electrical architectures (Class 2, Common Architecture, Global A, and Global B)

  • Good knowledge of product design and development cycles GVDP (Global Vehicle Development Process)

  • High level knowledge of automotive sub-systems requiring ASIL rated Power

  • Ability to read system engineering schematics and understand electronic / electrical functionality

  • Experience in troubleshooting software anomalies using software development tools (including data capture and analysis).

  • Knowledge of microcontroller architectures, memory technologies, and programming

  • Working knowledge of automotive component and system level test plans, including EMC testing.

  • High level understanding of hardware and software design and failure modes in electronic modules

  • Experienced in performing system, sub-system, software, and component level DFMEAs

  • Experience in the automotive product release and specification process e.g., E2, APM, GART, DOORS, RTC, Synergy


  • Ability to work independently and learn new technology areas without formal instruction

  • In-depth knowledge of electrical circuit design and operating principles and performance characteristics of high power switching devices and energy density capacitors for automotive applications

  • Results driven individual with high levels of initiative and proactivity

  • High level of oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated technical and professional skills in job-related area required

  • Communicate ideas, plans, and results effectively via presentations and written reports

  • Work effectively with peers, management, operations groups, personnel, and outside organizations

  • High level analytical ability where problems are unusual and complex


  • Experience in performing system and component level DFMEAs

  • Knowledge of energy storage design principles and system integration

  • Knowledge related to power electronics for voltage regulation, cell balancing and energy storage system safety tests

  • Knowledge of design for manufacturability and low-cost manufacturing of electrical devices

Preferred Work Schedule: Monday

  • Friday

Physical Required: No

Is driving a GM Vehicle required, or will the worker be driving a GM vehicle more than occasionally (a few times per month) as part of the job function?: No


G-TECH Services, Inc. is a leading certified recruitment and placement firm that specializes in providing highly skilled staff in technical fields such as engineering, IT, procurement, finance and accounting. We have well-established relationships with some of the most respected companies in the country and know our clients' job requirements and corporate cultures. Once we understand your experience and career aspirations, we aim to connect you with the right opportunity.

At G-TECH, we embrace a personalized approach to professional staffing, recognizing the important link between employee and employer satisfaction. We work tirelessly to connect qualified job seekers with positions that align with their career goals, skillsets and personalities. Upon placement, we support our employees throughout the duration of their assignments, providing them with a direct point of contact who serves as a dedicated advocate and sounding board. As our employees can attest, this approach is consistently effective in bettering the contract employment experience.

At G-TECH, our mission is simple: we are dedicated to connecting great people with great places to work.

ID 77572

of Openings 1

Recruiter Shanna Goodman

Category Electrical

Recruiter Email

Job Location US-MI-Warren

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Lead Electrical Engineer Batter And Energy Management Systems

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Gtech Services