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Design and Release Engineer

Warren, Michigan Direct Job ID: 2110138686


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
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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