General Motors
Detroit, MI

Engineering Group Manager - Semiconductor Design Release at General Motors

| Detroit, MI
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Here at General Motors, we are in the midst of a major transformation in how we influence the future of transportation! The Vehicle Intelligence Platform Semiconductor Engineering team is on the forefront of this work, emboldening our culture by seeking out driven, innovative individuals to join our team and help move us forward to achieve our mission.
Are you looking to join a dynamic, high-energy, and innovative engineering team passionate about design and commercialization of ground-breaking semiconductors to support the introduction of new technologies? Now is the time as we transition to the Ultifi and Ultium powered Software Defined Vehicle!
We are seeking a hard-working Engineering Group Manager to guide the team in the selection and sourcing of elite semiconductors to power our Software Defined Vehicle future. The selected leader will be depended on to work in close collaboration with our semiconductor supply base partners as well as internal teams such as the Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) architecture leadership and SDV Mechatronics Chief Engineer to ensure alignment to program and feature requirements.
The selected leader will also be expected to ensure the organization has the capability and resources to execute on-time with quality and provide strong leadership to further innovation, facilitate communication, and encourage passion. You will embody GM Behaviors and Competencies; actively champion change; demonstrate high level of intuition for business; strategically focus on addressing systemic issues; possess top notch learning agility, and have the ability to deal with ambiguity and complexity while expanding the boundaries of innovation, and not accept status quo.
  • Establish strong semiconductor design capabilities furthering enterprise software and manufacturing agility
  • Lead the synthetization of architecture level hardware and software requirements to establish semiconductor design and integration plans defining the hardware necessary to power the future of the Software Defined Vehicle.
  • Build strong partnerships with semiconductor design, manufacturing, purchasing, and functional peers across electronics and software to complete quality work efficiently.
  • Establish persistent advanced development and benchmarking activities to understand the innovation frontier and ensure the team is working at the forefront of semiconductor technology.
  • Establish clear plans for execution per program milestones and anticipate/mitigate risks. Supervise & Track Progress and proactively raise status and issues as required. Communicate strategic roadmap, budgetary, resource status/requests to executive leadership.
  • Cultivate a collaborative environment irrespective of structural and organizational barriers. Build and develop an inclusive culture where out-of-box thinking is encouraged. Continuously evaluate, develop, retain, and recruit talent. Drive culture of safety and regulatory compliance.

Additional Description
Qualifications - Required
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
  • 8+ years of engineering experience including minimum 5 years of demonstrated ability in the electronics and/or software space
  • Exceptional collaboration and teamwork skills; consistent track record working across functional and organizational boundaries
  • Outstanding proven experience leading large-scale projects
  • Demonstrated capability to partner with purchasing to establish and implement commercial strategies and negotiate of contracts
  • Strong problem-solving skills, proven ability to analyze and diagnose systemic issues

Qualifications - Preferred
  • Management experience of teams of engineers responsible for designing and commercializing hardware or software
  • Experience leading a distributed team globally
  • A strong focus on program management, metrics, data, and results
  • Master's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or Business Administration
  • Experience in semiconductor design and manufacturing

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.
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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.
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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.
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