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Technical Specialist - Die Casting

General Motors

General Motors

Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Job Description

Work Arrangement
Onsite: This position will require you to work onsite full-time. The work location will be at our Global Technical Center in Warren, MI.

The Role

We are interested in talking to self-motivated, innovation minded candidates possessing the ability to work collaboratively in developing the high pressure die casting products and processes of the future. As a Technical Specialist – High Pressure Die Casting, you will be challenged to define the technical direction and initiatives for high pressure die casting product designs and processes. You will have responsibility for authoring, updating, communicating, and driving compliance to the high pressure die casting Bill of Process and Bill of Equipment for melting through secondary operations for die cast engine, transmission, drive unit, and structural castings.

What You'll Do

  • Establish and lead the execution of the General Motors die casting technology development roadmap.
  • Participate in Program Management Teams, Product Development Teams, and plant process and execution teams as a technical expert in new die casting product designs and updates.
  • Provide technical guidance and technical mentoring to Designers, Design Release Engineers, and Process Engineers.
  • Coach and mentor the Casting organization to be an enabler for Product Engineering.
  • Facilitate and maintain lessons learned for die casting program launches.
  • Participate in solving production issues with the use of design analysis, simulation tools, statistical techniques, and customer feedback.
  • Participate in the Bill of Process deviation process to assure that processes are followed, and deviations have a sound business case.
  • Serve as a liaison with advanced engineering on new technical developments.
  • Lead teams in defining and standardizing analysis tools used for design and process development.
  • Keep up to date with advancements in process simulation technology, industry trends, and best practices through continuous learning and professional development.

Additional Job Description

Your Skills and Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • 10+ Years Experience in casting industry
  • 5+ Years Experience in high pressure die casting
  • Possess a broad empirical knowledge of the factors affecting the design and manufacture of high pressure die castings.
  • Thorough knowledge and capability on all the steps required to bring a new casting from concept to production.
  • Awareness of state-of-the-art technologies influencing the future of die casting.
  • Familiarity with the use of computer analysis and simulation tools for casting design.
  • Experience in project planning.
  • Bachelor's in Engineering related discipline or equivalent experience.

What Will Give You a Competitive Advantage (Preferred Qualification)

  • Experience in high pressure die casting of large structural components.
  • Experience in Magmasoft / Casting Simulation Software
  • Familiarity with Siemens NX software.
  • Red-X or Six Sigma Certiication
  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Engineering


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.​