Hybrid - Position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time but the [general expectation is that the employee be onsite] an average of three (3) days each week.
Energy Conversion Systems (ECS) at General Motors is a fast-paced team that is working on developing technology. We’re creating groundbreaking energy conversion systems (Batteries, Electric Motors, Electrification Electronics, Drive Units, Engines, and Transmissions) that provide industry leading performance for current and future GM Vehicles. We are seeking highly motivated, forward thinking, innovative, high performing people leaders with a balance of strategic and tactical skills, to join this dynamic environment and help move us forward to achieve GM’s Zero, Zero, Zero mission. You will be responsible for leading a team responsible for hardware design and release within ECS. This opening is for an EGM position leading the Battery Cell team, in the Global Electrification Battery Systems (GEBS) group.
What You'll Do (Responsibilities)
Provide leadership to ensure excellence in all aspects of GM and supplier engineering:
Functional, performance and safety requirements are met
Quality, reliability, durability and serviceability targets are met
Engineering deliverables occur on time & with quality
Recruit, attract and hire top talent
Train, develop, coach, and mentor employees
Provide clear line of sight from organizational objectives to individual contributions; direct and prioritize work accordingly
Create an environment that fosters a positive and inclusive culture and encourages individuals to achieve their peak performance and engagement
Strive to create a workplace of choice, where employees are excited to work, and the customer is at the center of everything we do
Recognize contributions and accomplishments
Provide candid, specific performance and behavior feedback; address areas of concern in a timely manner
Provide opportunities for career growth and professional development
Additional Job Description
Your Skills and Abilities (Required Qualifications)
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering
7+ years of engineering experience in all phases of product development from initiation to launch
Knowledge of engineering processes, tools, and vehicle / propulsion development processes
Working knowledge of HV battery cells and battery systems
Experience leading projects and people (directly or indirectly), with highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated organization and planning capability, with the ability to quickly identify and remove roadblocks and escalate as appropriate
Excellent conflict resolution skills, with proven capability to balance technical and business needs
Strong collaboration skills
Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity and support timely decision making
Ability to manage multiple assignments with a high level of composure and proven results
DFSS black belt
Prior people leader experience
What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)
Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.
Why Join Us
We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.
The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.
General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statements
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