Program Manager, Infotainment
General Motors

Warren, Michigan

Posted in Automotive


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Job Description

About GM

We're dedicated to achieving our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion. We are looking for people who are passionate about helping us create safer, better and more sustainable solutions for personal mobility. Our bold vision won't happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.

The Infotainment & Connectivity (I&C) Organization is seeking a Program Manager for sophisticated programs. As the Program Manager, you are the key interface between a multi-disciplinary I&C organization, design, AVDC and the Vehicle Program Teams, leading several ambiguous and dynamic elements of this ongoing development. As a leader for this program, you will be responsible for leading multi-functional work teams and influencing others in the organization to accept new ideas, practices, and approaches while keeping focus on the Global Vehicle Development Process (GVDP).

Responsibilities include developing and leading the complete vehicle focused I&C development plan which aligns all components, software development, validation, back office, etc. with the vehicle development process. There are daily interactions with large groups of people, management, and senior leadership where you will be advising, updating, and communicating status on key items, achievements, and issues.

Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. This position requires an employee to be onsite one time per month and/or every other week.

Responsibilities:

  • Experience in releasing parts from sourcing to SOP with knowledge of vehicle program teams and GVDP is preferred with the ability to be dynamic in the daily tasks and work with a high level of independence.
  • Stay abreast of new technology and competitive products
  • Learn and participate in multiple aspects of the GVDP including Component Strategy Sessions from IVER Readiness Reviews to Buy Off Rides and Launch support.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain the development schedule that aligns the software, hardware, components, and function releases to GVDP and VeSCoM.
  • Prepare, present, and/or support regular program status updates to vehicle program teams, leadership forums, and the global engineering development and validation teams. Topics can range from component feature/function/validation status, build readiness, issue resolution, overall program development status all the way to go-to-market planning.
  • Working with and supporting component DREs and Software Domain Leads to make sure the teams are implementing their features on time per the FROP with quality. As well as help breakdown potential issues and provide appropriate support and escalation as needed.
  • Coordinate with VSE on potentials, costbook updates, change request responses, component timing plan changes, and program timing changes
  • I&C professional and key point of contact for issue status and closure.
  • Travel within Michigan, US, and International may occur.
  • Build and balance I&C strategies across programs
  • Prioritize & participate in requirements peer reviews
  • Represent GM in vendor and/or customer contacts

Additional Job Description
Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of related experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
  • Effective communication and social skills required to establish relationships with local and global team members to tackle problems and resolve issues
  • Ability to balance multiple complex projects and assignments with a high degree of autonomy and accountability for results
  • Strong organizational skills, process oriented complemented with comfort going outside the box to accomplish the tasks and goals.
  • Knowledge & understanding of: Electrical commodity product development (eg. IPC/Switch/ECU); I&C or Electrical Systems; OR Interior Component Product Development.
  • Knowledge of electrical and electronic circuit operation and automotive hardware interfaces
  • Knowledge of Vehicle Development Process timing and key engineering milestones
  • Previous experience in Product Development (Example: Systems Engineering, Safety System Eng, Validation, Quality, SQE, Design, Release Eng, or Manufacturing Eng, etc.)
  • Comfortable speaking publicly in front of large audiences both in-person and virtually

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Master's degree in Systems Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Engineering, Business Administration, Finance or equivalent
  • Knowledge of following GM systems/databases: PPCR, GM Timing Card, PPCs, SharePoint, IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC)
  • Understanding of industry standards including Autosar, CAN, LIN, and automotive Ethernet
  • Black Belt DFSS Certification
  • Project Management Professional certification

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 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 Careers.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.

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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