Associate Engineer/Validation Engineer Job

Company Name:
General Motors
Associate Engineer/Validation Engineer-POW0002242
Validation Engineer - Engine Components
At General Motors, we''re building on our momentum and we''re changing the way we do things. We''re recruiting more talent from the nation''s top universities and Fortune 100 companies, and increasing the time we spend on developing - and delivering - solutions.
In short, we''re currently seeking the next generation of game-changers to usher in a new era of automotive innovation. Are you ready to rise to the challenge?
About the Validation Engineer - Engine Components role:
The Validation Engineer will be involved in the coordination of development and testing of engineering engines and components. The purpose of testing is primarily to assess the durability of current or future products.
Please Note: This position typically includes a "hands-on" rotational training program of several months duration prior to being assigned as a validation engineer.
Key Responsibilities:
Assists in scheduling/planning/executing engine test programs
Coordinates build of test fixtures from existing designs and drawings
Coordinates set up and operation of test devices and measurement tools
Procures parts/engines/other items for test setup
Gathers and analyzes data and writes technical reports
Creates and delivers presentations of plans and results
Develops and writes test procedures related to engine testing
Establishes in concert with manager a course of action to accomplish completion of the job and/or project
Keeps abreast of current product developments and trends in areas of expertise
Actively identifies new areas for learning and takes advantage of learning opportunities
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science in Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical/Chemical
Basic understanding of internal combustion engines
Understanding of engineering theory and principles of operation of mechanical/electrical mechanisms
Demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communications
Demonstrated teamwork and consensus building skills
Ability to travel as required for offsite testing (typically not extensive)
Preferred Qualifications:
Exposure to/experience in testing engines/engine components or other complex mechanical devices
Proficient with computer and data acquisition systems
High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult
High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others
Demonstrated technical and professional skills in job-related area
Knowledge of computer software as it pertains to engineering data collection and processing
Primary Location: US-MI-Pontiac
Posting Date: : Jul 10, 2014, 9:16:15 AM - Ongoing
Job: Engineering
Req ID: POW0002242
Date: Thu, 10 07 2014 00:00:00 GMT
Country: US
State: MI
City: Pontiac
Postal Code: 48340
Locale: en_US

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