12/48VBattery Lab Management and Development Engineer at General Motors

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Location: Warren, Michigan





Job Description:

Job Description



This role of Battery Lab Management and Development Engineer is a good fit for a qualified individual who is interested in the growing field of vehicle electrification and the state-of-the-art battery technologies, and the associated development and testing methods.


Selected Engineer specializes in the safe and orderly preparation and testing of 12/48V batteries and related components within a laboratory environment. Our battery testing facility operates 24/7 with only one shift of personnel. The facility has battery testing capabilities including traditional environmental testing as well as exploratory development testing on cutting edge GM-invented new technologies. The lab and results it produces are used by other GM engineers working on advanced battery technologies and electrified vehicles, in support of the vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion.



Key Responsibilities



  • Technical project management, test scheduling, maintenance & calibration scheduling, resource status reporting and resource allocation tracking for all battery lab activities

  • Manage Lab equipment inventory, including commissioning, maintenance, and calibration as required

  • Interface with Electric Power new technology project technical leads and Electric Power group engineers to understand test equipment needs for future projects and ensure that the lab is ready to provide the required testing services at the required time

  • Manage external test labs to meet schedule when either internal lab resources are not available or not sufficient for required testing

  • Allocate and schedule testing resources and people and regularly report out test results and status to all battery lab customers

  • Identify, select, design, source and procure of new test systems based on component design specifications

  • Manage the Electric Power vehicle fleet test scheduling, maintenance scheduling, resource status reporting and resource allocation tracking

  • Responsible for the development and execution of new Battery technology testing

  • Hands-on electrical system debugging experience

  • Hands-on setup of programmable loads and power supplies experience

  • ATW DVUL-3 Safety Systems vehicle-level experience (preferred)

  • Champion safe test setup for battery assemblies and related components. This includes defining and performing procedures and checks to ensure test results are delivered on-time and with quality prior to bench release.

  • Champion safe test setup for battery assemblies and related components. This includes defining and performing procedures and checks to ensure test results are delivered on-time and with quality prior to bench release.

  • Documentation experience writing clear lab procedures and safety pre-test checklists

  • Hands-on electrical system debugging experience

  • Hands-on setup of programmable loads and power supplies experience

  • Develop and manufacture special purpose instrumentation, cable and wiring assemblies, laboratory test equipment, and fixtures related to testing of battery assemblies or related components

  • Responsible for analysis of test results and summarizing findings in the form of teardown reports, graphs, etc.

  • Responsible for Lab server set up for data sharing, and maintenance of records on work performed including data collected or analyzed (test procedures, plans and reports) at the shareable site

  • Communicate and report out test conclusions in the form of reports and presentations

  • Recommend revisions to product or component design as needed

  • Develop, implement, and sustain workplace organization practices as it relates to logistics and material handling

  • Maintain good labor relations when interfacing with unionized dock personnel

  • Development and execution of new Battery technology testing (preferred)

  • ATW DVUL-3 Safety Systems vehicle-level experience (preferred)

  • Strong awareness of and experience with Safety needs when connecting and disconnecting mid-voltage batteries, APMs and programmable devices into an electrical system

  • Mounting and cooling experience with mid-voltage batteries, APMs and programmable devices (preferred)

  • Experience with measurement techniques, sensor technologies and data collection devices (e.g. NEOVI or other DAQs) to create non- or minimally intrusive measurement storage (preferred)

  • Knowledge of and experience with battery, APM, programmable devices, and system level debugging (preferred)

  • Knowledge of and experience with common battery and APM test procedure coding and interpretation of results (preferred)

  • MATLAB, LABVIEW, and PYTHON programming (preferred)

  • Arduino programming experience (preferred)




Qualifications




Minimum



  • BS degree in mechanical or electrical preferred

  • 5 years related work experience

  • Ability to read system engineering schematics and understand electronic / electrical functionality

  • Working knowledge of test automation applications used in a laboratory environment

  • Competence with office computer applications, e.g., Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook

  • Strong written and oral communication skills




Preferred



  • Knowledge of Lead Acid and Li-Ion Battery systems and safe work practices

  • Experience with laboratory test equipment, measuring and recording devices

  • Knowledge of electrical and electronics diagnostics and repair



  • Knowledge of thermal management methods and concepts for Li-Ion batteries.

  • Working knowledge of automotive component and system level test plans

  • Results driven individual with initiative and proactivity

  • Work effectively with peers, management, operations groups, personnel, and outside organizations




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



The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us atCareers.Accommodations@GM.com. 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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