Develop Your Skills In Automotive Engineering
#STEM ROLE MODEL EXHIBITING THE EXCITING REAL-WORLD CAREER APPLICATIONS OF STEM
CHIEF ENGINEER, GENERAL MOTORS CADILLAC
Jamie Brewer is the Chief Engineer for General Motors (GM) Cadillac LYRIQ, Cadillac’s first all-electric vehicle. She currently leads teams of engineers in developing, managing and facilitating all aspects of LYRIQ’s development. Her role ranges from general project management to overseeing financial strategies. In addition, she works closely with the creative design teams to ensure that the engineering solutions developed enable their artistic design vision and with the performance teams to ensure that the vehicle is efficiently using its electric energy.
In her more than 22 years of experience with vehicle engineering at GM, she has served in several leadership roles, including Lead Design Release Engineer; Engineering Group Manager of Bumpers, Fascias, and Grilles; and Global Leader of Garnish, Overhead Systems, Carpet, Acoustics and Trunk Trim.
In her previous roles, Brewer used her expertise to take on interesting and exciting challenges and had the opportunity to help with the launch of the Chevrolet Volt during her time as Lead Design Release Engineer. She was responsible for designing and validating the driver and passenger seats used in the Volt for comfort and safety. Another significant area she worked on was noise reduction to ensure a comfortable driver and passenger experience by utilizing different materials strategically placed inside and outside the vehicle.
Brewer graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and continued on to earn a Master of Business Administration from Oakland University.