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Fuel Cell Test Technician

General Motors

General Motors

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Milford Charter Twp, MI, USA · Pontiac, MI, USA · Pontiac, MI, USA · Michigan, USA · United States
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Job Description

Onsite - Position requires an employee to be onsite on a full-time basis.

"This job is not eligible for relocation benefits. Any relocation costs would be the responsibility of the selected candidate. "

The Role:

Fuel Cell Test Technicians are responsible for supporting preproduction product development testing, test system calibration and hardware assembly/fabrication needs within General Motors Fuel Cell Product Development Team, fostering collaborative and innovative approaches required to ensure the highest level of safety and data quality in a dynamic test lab atmosphere. They should have a thorough understanding of fluid, electrical, mechanical, hydrodynamic, and fuel cell systems allows our team to diagnose and correct issues in a developing system, documenting operational changes to improve the new technology.

In this role you will handle basic project assignments with minimal supervision.

** This is a 1st shift OR 2nd Shift OR 3rd Shift Role **

What You'll Do (Responsibilities):

  • Sets up, calibrate, or assemble equipment for Fuel Cell Systems which interface with high voltage safety systems

  • Supporting hardware change requests fulfilling requirements ensuring safety and high data quality

  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical, fluid, mechanical, and thermal systems fixing system abnormalities

  • Support build modifications and maintenance to the fuel cell systems by providing feedback and continuous improvement

  • Maintain area workplace organization standards and GM Global Manufacturing System elements

  • Take part in continuous improvement activities and participate in the problem resolution process

  • Participate in cross training initiatives for Lab Operations

  • Constantly improving the workspace, administration, and operations environment

  • Support weekend and off-shift support needs as required for continued operations

Additional Job Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications):

  • Build, testing, or calibration experience

  • Working knowledge of computer controlled hardware and instrumentation

  • Working knowledge of temperature and pressure sensors, and mass flow control

  • Self-reliant problem solver with demonstrated experience exceeding expectations in an electro mechanical work environment

  • Ability to multitask in a highly flexible environment and adjust quickly to rapidly changing priorities

  • Ability to communicate effectively with engineers and work in a team environment

  • Experience reading and following mechanical and electrical assembly documents and schematics

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications

What Can Give You a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Experience with early development product assembly and product evolution processes

  • Experience with continuous improvement and quality problem resolution processes

  • Experience with product assembly documentation and drawing structures

  • Electrical/mechanical troubleshooting acumen

  • Calibration experience

GM DOES NOT PROVIDE IMMIGRATION-RELATED SPONSORSHIP FOR THIS ROLE. DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS ROLE IF YOU WILL NEED GM IMMIGRATION SPONSORSHIP (e.g., H-1B, TN, STEM OPT, etc.) NOW OR IN THE FUTURE.

About GM

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.

Benefits Overview

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.

Diversity Information

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

GM is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. GM is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual's protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, “protected characteristics" include an individual's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com or call us at 800-865-7580. 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.​

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