General Motors
Detroit, MI

Launch Electrical Diagnostician at General Motors

| Detroit, MI
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Description
Our electric future is now! Factory ZERO is an automotive assembly plant at the cutting edge of product and manufacturing processes. We strive for excellence in developing and sustaining the manufacturing enablers to quickly bring to market the most advanced and innovative automotive products to date. The products being built at Factory ZERO encompass General Motors corporate vision of "Zero crashes, Zero emissions, Zero congestion." This requires us to employ the most energetic, capable, and innovative talent to ensure we meet the challenges of developing the new manufacturing processes required to assemble amazing products. We offer a progressive and inclusive work environment that questions the status-quo daily to strengthen our reputation of being an incubator for new manufacturing processes and automation. We value community outreach and have a strong presence in our neighborhoods.
Selected candidates will have the opportunity to learn new skills as well as influencing the development of manufacturing processes to support this historical and game-changing progression to electric and autonomous vehicles.
Roles
The Electrical Diagnostician role is a key position at launch to support the plant in achieving electrical first time quality (E-FTQ) glide path. The primary responsibility is supporting electrical end of line (EOL) repair process. This role will collect data and information to help resolve the ongoing issues impacting EFTQ.
Responsibilities
  • Complete required training at various sites around GM and suppliers, travel required
  • Ensure documentation (schematics, tips, etc.) to help with early in plant builds for repairing new product, working with the PPO Lab Check team during IV Build at PPO for identification of faults and fixes.
  • Work with the Electrical IRT team to resolve EOL issues
  • Document lessons learned for process and product improvements.
  • Create actionable items from electrical failures to enable issue documentation and follow up.
  • Utilizes the plant quality reporting systems (i.e. GSIP/MERS/PRTS/SPPS) to identify and eliminate process / product variation.
  • Utilizes the applicable plant testing systems (ie NGFTT, AVT, DVT) to improve and correlate plant electrical performance
  • Reports pass rate performance for all applicable in plant testing systems (ie NGFTT, AVT, and DVT) and leads corrective action plans.
  • Support GCA
  • Report incorrect schematics to service for correction
  • Create training material and training bucks to train how the communication in the vehicle works
  • Conduct training of vehicle electrical systems for Team Leaders so they can support their Team Members using the Electrical Training Boards, PADs, JES, TIS, etc.
  • Lead disconnect workshop during launch to develop database for repair faults (knowledge based repair systems) in GSIP between PVBns and PVBs
  • Coordinate training for repairmen on service diagnostic tools (i.e. GDS2/MDI/Buffalo, via Raytheon or applicable company).
  • Key contact for Final Process Repairman helping with training, troubleshooting vehicle issues, repair root cause entry into RPM and GSIP, Service Information schematic and other issues, Plant repair diagnostic tool (GDS2/MDI) and reporting systems.
  • Learn new technologies associated with Global B Electrical Architecture and effectively transfer key learnings to appropriate plant team members
  • Lead Electrical troubleshooting efforts for Global B for the plant:
    • DVT/Repair Support
    • Diagnostic Trouble Shooting/No Trouble Found process
    • Software IRT issue closure tracking & support
  • Coordinate the collection of key learnings from plants launching Global B prior to your site - - Make sure they are implemented at your site
  • Thorough working knowledge of GMS as well supporting BIQ4 Deliverables.
  • Create Electrical Repair Standardized Work (Final Repair & Yard Campaigns)
  • Electrical Repair Training (Team Leaders & VAAs)
  • Support Proper GSIP Documentation (Upload Defect Pictures in GSIP)
  • Track all diagnostics issues to closure prior to SORP
  • Will report to the Lead Launch Electrical Coordinator

Deliverables
  • Report out EFTQ Launch performance on a weekly basis
  • Daily tracking report to show the status of each vehicle at each test station(Standard format)
  • Root cause analysis reports for top electrical issues for launch team
  • Track all diagnostics issues to closure prior to SORP

Required Skills:
  • Previous experience with automotive electrical sub-systems
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Able to make decisions quickly with a high level of confidence
  • Must be able to continually innovate
  • Must be able to help root cause highly complex issues and work well with Product and AVG Engineers and then translate executive summaries to non-technical people

Preferred Skills
  • Minimum 3 years previous experience with automotive electrical sub-systems
  • ASE certification or similar
  • Thorough working knowledge of GMS as well supporting BIQ4 Deliverables

Additional Description
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 at [email protected] . 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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