General Motors

JR-000063685 External Investigations Engineer/Data...

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Job Description

As we move towards our ZERO ZERO ZERO vision for the future, we are looking to add hardworking individuals to our Investigations team! On this team, we contribute to that vision by focusing on the safety of our customers and supporting GM's new technologies that contribute to zero emissions and congestion.

As an External Investigations Engineer you will assess and respond to inquiries from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Office of Defects Investigation (ODI). You will be directly accountable for taking direction from the Lead External Investigators to analyze data while conducting investigations including preparing submissions to NHTSA. As a data analyst, you will work closely with our technical analysts with respect to data acquisition and technical analysis in our formal and informal requests from NHTSA ODI. Has the ability to work with limited direction and independently, and make decisions based on general practices and procedures.

You will also be responsible for:
  • Take Direction from the Lead External Investigators and fulfill the data requests/analysis
  • Conduct investigations including preparing submissions to NHTSA
  • Lead Investigator responsible for interfacing with Legal and performing document reviews utilizing the Litigation Support Application (LSA) system in support of Formal Information Requests from NHTSA
  • Responsible for the data acquisition and technical analysis in submissions to NHTSA ODI for all formal and informal information requests
  • Responsible for supporting the Lead Technical Analysts in Reading and Coding responsive documents
  • Attend Safety and Compliance Categorization Team (SCCT) and Potential Investigation Review (PIR) meeting as required to coordinate work with EII Team on emerging issues that relate to NHTSA inquires
  • You will assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements

We believe work-life balance is essential to a team member's success and job satisfaction. This position allows some work flexibility to ensure our diverse team has good work-life integration.

Additional Job Description

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or other STEM degree
  • 2 years of post-graduate experience
  • Knowledge of field data sources and systems including VOQ, TREAD, CAC/TAC and warranty databases
  • Ability to work under a tight, demanding schedule
  • Capability to learn and work with PIAR software which the External Investigation team uses for data collection for investigations
  • You have the capability to master GM's databases - Advanced SQL, Access, Safety Search, SharePoint, WinZip
  • Ability to tackle problems quickly and completely
  • Ability to identify tasks which require automation and automate them
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a dynamic work environment
  • 5+ years post-graduate experience
  • Design release experience
  • Computer systems experience

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 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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