Electrical Engineer - Vehicle Controls 

  • Location
    Warren, Michigan
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_916755_2803334
  • Salary:
    $ 100000 - $ 125000

Electrical Engineer - Vehicle Controls 

THIS POSITION IS LOCATED ON THE WEST COAST; RELOCATION IS REQUIRED AND ASSISTANCE IS PROVIDED.

100% company-paid family health insurance!

THIS CLIENT WILL NOT  CONSIDER ANY CANDIDATE REQUIRING IMMIGRATION SPONSORSHIP NOW OR IN THE FUTURE.

Responsible for development of vehicle body controller algorithms for all future products. You’ll develop unique solutions for various controls in domains including electrical, mechanical, and thermal. Working on a team to develop the controls logic for first-in-class EV/ZEV transit busses. Your work will be broad in scope, very complex, and encompass the entire vehicle. You’ll develop and support parts and subsystems from a design for manufacturing perspective, directly influencing and optimizing piece parts and sub-systems.  This is a fast-paced and flat organization.  You’ll be responsible for multiple independent and complex tasks with competing and sometimes changing priorities.

You’ll collaborate with internal and external partners to interpret customer requirements, supply chain capabilities, manufacturing capabilities and business needs. You will contribute to complex designs at the subsystem and vehicle level, devising optimal product solutions in concert with electrical and product validation peers.

Required Technical Knowledge / Capabilities:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of engineering experience
  • Understanding of Heavy-Duty Transit Bus Duty Cycle
  • Working knowledge in electrical power distribution including AC and DC systems
  • In-depth knowledge of the electrical load calculation and circuit protection
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot automotive electrical systems
  • Experienced with:
  • High voltage system design and necessary safety guidelines
  • Low voltage harness design
  • Generating harnesses and electrical schematic using CAD software
  • Familiarity with:
  • Automotive components such as circuit breakers, relays, and wiring, etc.
  • Automotive industry standards such as SAE, NFPA, FMVSS, etc.
  • Manufacturing processes and environment
     
  • Typical Activities:

  • Implement the controls logic and functional checks in simulation as well as on the vehicle
  • Work with the test engineer(s) to create DVP&R, execute the defined test plan and review the test results/reports
  • Evaluates customer product requirements and develops product designs to meet customer needs
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to develop customized algorithms for all sub-systems and components on the bus
  • Design and document solutions, within the scope of concepts, for components and modules, taking project guidelines (e.g. safety, quality, costs, weights and dates) into consideration
  • Create and maintain Bill of Materials (BOM) along with all project documentation
  • Support production ramp & ongoing/continuous product/process improvement
  • Perform and coordinate laboratory testing of prototypes for component characterization
  • Provide technical design support to sales, product engineering, manufacturing, and quality organizations
  • Support purchasing, field service and other internal customers as required
  • Lead or support prototype order and procurement
  • Applies industry practices and standards (NFPA, NEC, APTA, etc.) at the direction of senior engineers
  • Area of expertise at the component level
  • Hands on troubleshooting of vehicle systems
  • Released designs are cost effective, manufacturable, serviceable, meet all performance objectives and meet customer requirements


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