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Emissions and Energy Laboratory Engineer

General Motors

General Motors

Milford Charter Twp, MI, USA
Posted on Monday, March 25, 2024

Job Description

This role is categorized as onsite. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to Milford, MI on a full-time basis.

The Role

In this position you will support the Emissions and Energy laboratory as a capital project manager for new and existing hardware projects required in the lab. You will be responsible for the execution of these projects within the project milestones and capital financial requirements. You will be part of the Global Laboratory Systems Engineering team focusing on new capital equipment projects as well as problem solving Emission and EV vehicle dynamometer break/ fix issues that arise from existing equipment in the lab. This role would be considered a subject matter expert for dynamometer and interfaces related to vehicle emission and EV testing.

Engineer will develop vehicle dynamometer and associated equipment standards and procedures, BOM's and coordinate integration and installation of test systems, resolve equipment issues, improve test uptime and ensure test data quality.

Selected candidate will be responsible for attending daily operational meetings to determine where help is needed and work with Maintenance, OPS, Lab Engineering and Quality organizations to determine priority and work cross functionally to drive resolution to issues. Some of this work may be in a form of running experiments on existing equipment to determine where the problems may be.

What You'll Do (Responsibilities)

  • All work completed in accordance with GM safety practices

  • Technical focus is on Vehicle Emissions and EV range dynamometer equipment and test support systems.

  • Lead and support Projects that Specify, Source, Engineer, Integrate, Install, Troubleshoot and Commission new Capital Test Equipment into Global Systems Laboratories and Test Sites.

  • Provide operational support and analysis for production systems

  • Provide Global support in areas of expertise

  • Analyze complex data sets, identify trends, offsets, outliers.

  • Develop predictive analytical diagnostics for machinery.

  • Design technical experiments and conduct Failure Mode and Root Cause Analysis

  • Provide and maintain accurate, complete project records

  • Support proposed emission and EV range regulations and provide technical comments from the emission and EV testing perspective

Additional Job Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • Bachelor's of Science in Engineering

  • 5+ years experience in an industrial or laboratory setting in Emission and / or EV testing.

  • Demonstrated success in meeting project quality, timing, and cost milestones

  • Demonstrated success in handling multiple, simultaneous projects

  • Experience with equipment that supports vehicle chassis or dynamometer testing and analytical laboratories

  • Experience with automation systems that support vehicle chassis or dynamometer testing

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient with MS Office products (Word, Excel, Project)

  • Proficient with AutoCAD, schematics and redlines.

  • Experience working with equipment suppliers

  • Experience in multi-disciplinary project management

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and remove roadblocks

What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

  • Experience in Project Managment including Safety Contract Management, G-risk, G-comply, Design for Health & Safety, and Management of Change

  • Familiarity with Emission and EV range test regulations

  • Familiar with chassis, engine, or transmission dynamometers

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

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