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Fiat Chrysler Automobile Battery Electrical Design Lead Engineer in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Battery Electrical Design Lead Engineer

Job ID:1041763

Career Area:Engineering & Design

Job Category:Product Design & Engineering-Powertrain

Location:Auburn Hills,MI


Date Posted:November 4, 2020

Brand:FCA Group

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Job Overview


TheBattery Electrical Design Lead Engineerfor high voltage battery hardware and integration is responsible for the end to end management of the electrical design and production release of the battery pack assembly electromechanical systems and related activities relative to electrical architecture, wiring, PCB’s and busbars. This person will work closely with the battery pack electrical technical specialist, electrical component engineers and lead design release engineer to ensure all requirements are met and properly validated, both via simulations and through empirical testing for BSG, PHEV, and BEV vehicles released for global markets. Designs will comply and be provided in support of the Global Vehicle Safety and Compliance teams in all regions throughout APAC, EMEA, LATAM, and USMCA (including Mexico and Canada).

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing program HVBS concepts that satisfy vehicle level functional objectives

  • Coordinating ePT HVBS packaging activities with advanced concept engineering team

  • Executing programs through PDP that meet or exceed objectives for performance, cost, weight, investment, and quality

  • Developing and publishing HVBS performance standards

  • Developing system level DVP and coordinating component level DVP with Tier 1 supplier

  • Executing design for manufacturing process and coordinate assembly process with manufacturing engineering

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related engineering field from an ABET accredited/equivalent university

  • Minimum of 5 years in product engineering electrical design, development and/or testing

  • Ability to analyze circuits, busbars, wiring, logic diagrams, and other related items to the high voltage battery pack assembly

  • Lead development of technical specifications and engineering designs for the battery electrical system and related components contained within Battery disconnect and Electrical busbar assemblies including: fuses and contactors; High voltage bus bars; Thermal fuses and other circuit protection devices; Wiring, terminal, and connectors; Laser welding, ultrasonic welding, soldering, crimping, and orbital riveting; Contactors, circuit breakers, and other pyro disconnect circuits; Labels; Battery and module assemblies; PCB including battery management systems, cell supervisory circuits, etc.

  • Demonstrated experience source packages, specifications, DFMEA and DVP&R through the complete product cycle (from sourcing approval to serial production)

  • Provide technical support for electrical/electronic testing including circuit fatigue, EMI, RFI, etc.

  • Experience in problem solving

  • Strong technical research and writing skills

  • Self-starter

  • Google Suite experience

  • Strong presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Business, as accredited by ABET or ABET equivalent

  • Experience in the full product life cycle design and release experience using the FCA releasing system

  • Reactive and/or DFSS Black Belt

  • Experience with competitive benchmarking assessment preferably using A2MAC1

Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.

As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.