General Motor

General Motor

Supplier Development Engineer (Level 6)


This is a hybrid role: This position requires to work 3 days on site 2 days at home remote on a full-time basis

Do you have a passion for innovation and emerging technologies in the automotive industry? Do you enjoy developing a strategy across multiple organizations, and executing it?

Our growing team is seeking a passionate and talented individual to lead supply base optimization across the organization. Our work touches millions of people across the globe, and our efforts instantaneously impact General Motors' bottom line.

As a Supplier Development Engineer, you will be working alongside GM purchasing professionals on the cutting-edge technology components and global supply base by pushing the boundaries of efficient and effective development and growth of supplier options to improve commercial opportunities. You will collaborate with Supply Base, Purchasing, Government Relations, Engineering, Quality, Finance, Manufacturing, and other business partners within the broader organization as part of an inclusive team, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so that you can reach your fullest potential as you pursue your career.

Additional Job Description:

Key job responsibilities:

1- Understand current supply base (local and globally) per commodity/SMT:

• Current technologies and plans for transition to Electric Vehicles

• Supply base footprint in Mexico and investments (current and future)

• Communication with Global Commodity Managers for additional supply base options

  • Prepare and report updates on GM Purchase Values per SMT
  • Global strategies: Nearshoring
  • 2-Support on continuous improvement for cost reduction activities:

    • Identify Supply Base with public Union Contracts

    • Monitor and maintain GM Mexico Suppliers Union Contract Data Base for quarterly Dashboard updates

  • Monitor and maintain Country economics for quarterly updates
  • Required Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree is required

    • Degree in Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or other related areas

    Advanced English Level

    Required Experiences:

    • Project Execution – 1-3 Years

    • Comfortable working with multidisciplinary and cross-cultural teams

    • Ability to deal optimally with ambiguity and forward-thinking environment

    Candidates must demonstrate the following required competencies:

    • Communication

    • Analytical Thinking

    • Data Judgment

    • Workload Management

    • Relationship Management

    • Vendor/Supplier Management

    Preferred Critical Skills but not limited to:

    • Automotive, Industrial, and/or financial industry experience

    • Manufacturing/Operations Experience

    • Capable of interpreting market data

    • Problem Solving

    • Able to read blueprints and to understand basic engineering documents

    • Ability to work globally, independently, and self-directed

    • Ability to travel at least 25% of time, including international travel

    Additional Description

    Remember to attach your CV when applying to this vacancy.

    Just so you know…diversity and inclusion are our strengths. We respect and value what each individual contribution to our team, including their origin, education, sex, race, ethnic group, sexual orientation, gender expression and / or identity, religious context, age, generation, and disability. We believe that our ability to meet the needs and expectations of an increasingly diverse and global customer base is closely linked to the diversity and inclusion that we experience within General Motors.

    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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    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] or call us at 800-865-7580. 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.

    Job details


    Supplier Development Engineer (Level 6)


    General Motor


    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    September 15, 2023

    Job type




    About the employer

    We embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all. Our diverse team of 164,000 employees bring their collective passion for engineering, technology and design to deliver on our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion.

    Together, we want to make electric vehicles for everyone and safely push transportation beyond our wildest imaginations with autonomous vehicles and advance hydrogen fuel cell technology. We are proud of our achievements so far, but there is more work to be done. Together, for everyone.


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