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Vitesco Technologies Electrical Engineering Technical Project Lead - Electrification in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Electrical Engineering Technical Project Lead - Electrification

Electrical Engineering Technical Project Lead - Electrification


The described position is for an Electrical Engineer with Power Electronics background act as Technical Project Lead (TPL) through the VT product life cycle of electronic Inverter and Converter components and subsystems for Electric and Hybrid Electric vehicles. The position is located in Auburn Hills, MI, but occasional travel to company/customer locations both within the U.S. and abroad may be required.

Core Responsibilities:

• Act as a lead project EE team member within a multi­functional team to perform detailed design including schematic capture of power electronics circuitry for control of the high power switching of electric motors in electric vehicles to meet the customer functional, timing and project quoted cost targets.

• Create work plans and schedules for EE project team deliverables in alignment with Project Manager.

• Coordinate and perform release of work products into SAP system for release to manufacturing plants.

• Perform simulation and worst case analysis of power electronics circuitry, including Control board and Gatedrive board high voltage circuits for assigned customer development projects.

• Perform testing of high voltage/high power DCDC Converter and Inverter systems for automotive applications including high voltage circuits and produce design calculations and reports.

• Coordinate with the Hardware Technical Project Leaders and fellow team engineers, including those in other Continental global locations, to ensure all internal and customer requirements are met.

• Interact on a technical level both within the design team and with customers. Participate in new business acquisitions, as periodically required.

• Translate customer requirements into innovative and cost effective design solutions.

Additional Responsibilities:

• Execute tasks according to corporate and business unit processes.

• Work in a global team environment to support business unit goals and objectives.

• Drive and guide module architectural and design decisions.

• Contribute to the creation of new processes and solutions, identify problems and determine alternate solutions.

• Support DV, PV, DFMEA, and APQP activities.

• Support production launch activities related to ICT and EOL testing.


Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline

• 5+ years of automotive electrical engineering experience

• Experienced with power electronics

• Electronic inverter and converter testing experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• Masters degree in Electrical Engineering

• 8+ years of automotive power electronics engineering and development experience

• 3+ years of electric vehicle engineering experience

EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to Careers@conti-na.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.

Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art powertrain technologies for sustainable mobility. With smart system solutions and components for electric, hybrid and internal combustion vehicles, Vitesco Technologies makes mobility clean, efficient and affordable. The product range includes electric drives, electronic control units, sensors and actuators, and exhaust-gas aftertreatment solutions. In 2019, Vitesco Technologies, a Continental business area, recorded sales of EUR 7.8 billion and employs almost 40,000 people at around 50 locations worldwide. Vitesco Technologies is headquartered in Regensburg, Germany. (https://krb-sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=30050&siteid=5879&jobid=1778333&AL=1)







Auburn Hills, MI (https://www.continental-jobs.com/index.php?ac=search_result&ref=jobad&search_criterion_physical_location=23)


Auburn Hills, MI


  • Free legal advice

  • Travel expense allowance / Transportation allowance

  • Employee counselling

  • Career advice and training offer

  • Good conditions for several insurances

  • Retirement benefits

  • Disability insurance

  • Flexible working hours

  • Child care / care of relatives

  • Maternity/paternity leave

  • Employee discount local vendors

  • Employee discount company products

  • Healthcare services

  • Emergency assistance

  • Employee-Events

  • Work Life Balance

  • Referral program

  • Free parking space

  • Good traffic connections

  • Life Insurance

  • Dental Assistence

  • Profit Sharing Bonus

  • Performance based bonus