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Bosch Resident Electrical/Software Engineer in Plymouth, Michigan

Company Description

As one of the world's leading automotive steering suppliers, Robert Bosch Automotive Steering LLC is growing in the market and must continue to innovate and develop new products to meet customer needs. Our engineering, technical purchasing, and sales teams are located in our Plymouth, MI office fully supporting regional customers and providing local support for global projects. The production facility in Florence, KY manufactures and administers products for the NAFTA region.

Job Description

Indefinite U.S. work authorized individuals only. Future sponsorship for work authorization unavailable.

Robert Bosch Automotive Steering LLC of Plymouth,MI seeks a proactive, highly motivated Resident Engineer to provide on-site support representing Bosch at an OEM in Detroit Metro area.

  • Provide development support for the start of production and the serial production of programs for steering systems at Bosch production facilities.

  • Manage design and commercial change process at the OEM coordinated with the Bosch change management process.

  • Provide Electrical Power Steering Vehicle Integration Support at all levels with OEM Engineering and Manufacturing organizations.

  • Understands software interface, structure and communication. Familiarity with flashing tools.

  • Manage interactions within the customer and Bosch program teams. Provide engineering support for multiple products to achieve a steering system design that is optimal for vehicle performance, piece cost, capital investment, quality and manufactureability.

  • Lead problem solving resolution, root-cause analysis and continuous improvement efforts during launch phase of all programs assigned, either at OEM or manufacturing facility.

  • Responsible for interpreting the customer’s specifications for assigned products related to the steering system and associated components.

  • Lead customer prototype process, including coordinating and expediting orders and shipments for prototype and development parts, initiating build programs and releasing parts to the customer for production.

  • Run regularly scheduled Product Development Team (PDT) meetings, and distribute meeting minutes and/or action item lists to the project team members as required.

  • Communicate customer information and requirements to and from organizations outside engineering.

  • Assist in budget control activity such as reducing BOM and supplier tooling costs, reducing capital investment, or improving product manufacture ability by initiating VA/VE activity.

  • Responsible for maintaining and updating all customer Statement of Requirements documentation and other specifications that are related to the products assigned and associated components.

  • Responsible for service release of assigned products and associated components Provide support for Customer and Bosch engineering and manufacturing facilities.

  • Identify growth opportunities with the OEM.

  • Telecomm required to spend 80% at customer site and 20% to Bosch sites.


  • Bachelor of Science, or foreign equivalent, in Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field.

  • 2+ years’ experience designing, developing or testing in an electrical or software environment


  • 2+ years’ experience designing, developing or testing of Electric Power Steering Systems within automotive industry.

  • Software/Hardware Electrical interface experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Program/Change Management execution

  • Problem Solving & Analytical Methods: Red-X, DFSS, DFMEA and PFMEA