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Kelly Services R72105 - HMI Performance Engineer in Farmington Hills, Michigan

HMI Performance Engineer

From the sleek design of our vehicles to the unique opportunities we offer around the globe, Nissan exemplifies ingenuity in everything we do. Our people are what drive the business forward.

We are currently looking for an HMI Performance Engineer to join our team in Farmington Hills, Michigan. This role will be responsible for variety of functions within the region and globally regarding Vehicle Competitiveness, Product Planning, Vehicle Connected Services and IT/Electrical design teams. Providing feedback and set direction for system requirements for current and future Nissan In-Vehicle-Infotainment (IVI) and telematics systems.

The HMI Performance Engineer will be responsible to provide detailed benchmark information, help establish target criteria, direction for screen layouts, execute customer clinics and user studies, and conduct physical validation testing of the systems target achievement. Job functions:

  • Plan and support testing physical and software-based, validation, and verification of IVI and Telematics systems, ensuring high quality, on-time delivery, and overall system qualification

  • Analyze circuit diagrams and manage delivery/build of IT bench systems for software testing

  • Analyze 3rd-party customer survey data to support system requirements and predictions of future system performance

  • Customer clinic and user study execution: Design tasks, questions, and prototype requirements; Recruit and schedule sites and participants; Interpret data and provide actionable recommendations based on the results

  • Benchmarking of competitive IVI and connected car systems in addition to consumer electronics to provide market trend analysis of customer expectations

  • Identify key performance attributes and feature requirements to be adopted to Nissan products to maximize the HMI/GUI ease of use


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Electrical, Computer, Industrial, Biomedical, or Human Factors Engineering

  • Self-motivated and effective communicator with a strong interest in emerging technologies and the ability to create and deliver presentations to push new ideas through the company

  • Experience in Human Factors related to Human Machine Interface HMI, advanced displays, cognitive task analysis, customer clinic / user study setup and analysis, and agile software development

  • Ability to travel to Japan up to 2-3 times per year and to regional sites AZ, TN, Canada, Mexico 4-5 times per year

  • Candidates must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents

  • Clean driving record

Welcome to an open lane of possibility. Drive your career forward and join the company leading the technology and business evolution of the automotive industry by applying today.

Why Kelly ® ?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly® Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we’re here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.