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Design and Release Engineer

PDS Tech Inc., is seeking a Design and Release Engineer in Warren, MI

 Mid Level Resident Design Release Engineer at General Motors (detailed below) - Provide On-Site support at GM Tech Centers and Assembly Plants (when needed, launch support) - Design, Develop and Successfully launch product as in a supporting role between Core DVS Team and Core GM Team

Job Description
  • Specific Duties and Responsibilities General Purpose of Position Provide Onsite Customer Service and Support.
  • Takes direction from GM Lead Component Engineer / RE Manager Release assigned parts into GM system and follow up through implementation
  • Trouble shoots the client’s system in customer vehicles, understanding the interactions between systems.
  • Knowledge of Electronic Control Modules, how to upload software, how to handle and troubleshoot. OR Knowledge of Digital Cameras, how to troubleshoot, and flash software/firmware Project Management
  • Release parts within the General Motors GPDS system using E2 process
  • Order parts to support build events when requested using E2 process
  • Ensure timely closure of all E2 Work Orders
  • Co-Facilitate subsystem/component Product Development Team (PDT) meetings
  • Track and Update the PDT timing plan (Timing Analyst is lead)
  • Track and Maintain Delivery matrix of Bench, Mule Build Parts
  • Track and Maintain Delivery matrix of Software and Calibration files
  • Coordinate necessary communication meetings between their company and GM
  • Facilitate and expedite the processing of change requests
  • Represent General Motor’s position when communicating with their company
  • Coordinate with supplier the software delivery requirements and priorities (Lead reviews and approves)  
  • Follows all appropriate ISO work instructions
  • Maintains General Motors Business Records in accordance with Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) guidelines Technical Leadership
  • Troubleshoot system issues on the bench and in-vehicle and reflash ECU as needed
  • Supports related system Peer Reviews (i.e. HMI, Fascia interface, CAN, wiring harness, etc.)
  • Supports Packaging of released components. Requires coordination between supplier and GM or Tier 1 Designers
  • Incorporation of product and process design best practices and lessons learned
  • Support vehicle build process and vehicle signoff activities for all prototypes and manufacturing builds. (Virtual/Mule/Structural/Integration/Manufacturing/Production)
  • Maintain a file on site of schematics, circuit board layouts, source code, S/W algorithms, DFMEAs, specifications, to assist in expeditious resolution of all issues
  • Supports Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA) activities
  • Supports system DFMEA process
  • Supports development of Learning ADV subplan
  • Support assembly plant or Tier 1 build events and development events
  • Resolve issues on assigned component technical specification sections
  • Investigate design alternatives with supplier (when required)
  • Supports bench and other development activities
  • Develops Owner Manual Verbiage/Graphics as appropriate
  • Support assembly plant problem resolution process

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electronics / Electrical / Computer Science / Mechanical Engineering
  • 2 to 3 years’ Experience – Automotive Engineer, Customer Service Experience, Resident Engineer
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) proficiency, VBA programming a plus  
  • Works well in various situations represents their company at all levels with superior customer service, self-starter and continuous learner
  • Knowledge of Electronic Control Modules, how to upload software, how to handle and troubleshoot. OR Knowledge of Digital Cameras, how to troubleshoot, and flash software/firmware


  • Experienced with an automotive embedded ECU, Understand CAN Bus Serial communications
  • Worked with GM E-squared, ECM, and Change Management Process

Job Number: 2110138686
Job Location: Warren, MI
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 09/09/2021
Last Updated: 10/22/2021
Attention: Melissa Cuellar
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630

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