Electrification Diagnostic Strategist - #604719

General Motors

Date: 11/26/2021 02:00 AM

City: Milford, Michigan

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Job Description

At General Motors, we're pushing the possibilitiesfor tomorrow's mobility with better, more responsive performance, intuitive technology platforms and unmatched fuel economy. With every innovation, we seek to answer, "What more can be done?" - in our business, in our lives, and for our customers and communities. It's a sense of purpose that permeates our daily lives and fills us with inspiration.

We're committed to enhancing our products and are seeking innovative, forwarding-looking engineers who can help shape the future. We're searching for the next generation of game -changers to usher in a new era of automotive innovation. GM's Electrification Calibration group currently has multiple openings for Diagnostic Strategist Calibration Engineers. The positions are located at the Milford Proving Grounds ina unique facility dedicated to hybrid/EV/AV development.

The selected candidates will work on GM's hybrid/EV/AV programs and be responsible for leading development, validation/verification, and compliance of the on-board diagnostic controls and calibrations within an electrification technology area

The positions involve significant in-vehicle and lab work, along with related analytical and performance verification activities. Diagnostic Strategist Calibration engineers engage in cross-functional teams, are expected to handle multiple projects/priorities, and frequently need to balance planned and unplanned work.

A typical week includes in-vehicle calibration & testing, lab/bench/analytical activities, and collaboration with algorithm/software and hardware engineers. Diagnostic Strategist Calibration engineers participate in offsite development trips as well as onsite program team vehicle evaluations.


  • Plan and execute overall diagnostic development plan

  • Provide leadership and technical guidance for other diagnostic calibrators as they develop and optimize diagnostic calibrations

  • Develop and optimize diagnostic calibrations to meet performance and timing requirements utilizing calibration standard work

  • Identify and procure resources needed for diagnostic calibration development

  • Support resolution of vehicle, plant, durability/dyno, or customer issues

  • Represent the diagnostic calibration team to various program execution and strategy forums

  • Follow all Safety Precautions and Requirements, and treat safety as the top priority during all work activities

Required Qualifications:

  • BS Engineering Degree

  • Minimum 3+ years of automotive controls, calibration, diagnostics and/or hardware development

  • Knowledge of and passion for electric and hybrid-electric vehicles

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Good interpersonal skills and experience collaborating with cross-functional teams

  • High level of oral and written communication skills

  • Good project planning and leadership skills

  • DFSS Black Belt

  • Experience with tools commonly used in calibration: INCA, Vehicle Spy, CRETA, MDA, Matlab/Simulink

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of automotive controls, calibration, diagnostics and/or hardware development

  • 2+ years of on-board vehicle diagnostic experience (calibration, controls, and/or integration)

  • Knowledge of software and/or calibration development processes

  • Current or previous role in providing technical direction to others

  • Experience with interacting with senior leaders

  • Knowledge of OBD Regulations (CARB, China6)

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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