Nexteer Automotive Controller Engineer for Electrical Hardware (2018) in Saginaw, Michigan
This position is located in Saginaw, Michigan. For the right candidate, we offer a generous relocation package.
Nexteer Automotive is looking for an energetic engineer who will interface with internal and external customers as the subject matter expert. This position has responsibility for the design, development and validation of the product life cycle. The candidate is assigned to the Powerpack Application team and will interface with external customers and suppliers as well as internal customers such as the product teams and purchasing. This position allows you to think outside of the box utilizing vehicle debug/design, model verification and requirements and development. We have a diverse library of electrical tools such as CANalyzer, CANape, CANoe, custom made software tools, oscilloscope and dSpace hardware-in-the loop (HIL) test stands. The perfect candidate has the ability to work on their own as well as present their ideas to the customer.
Acts as the primary electrical engineering interface to the customer
Support in Saginaw and Potential travel, to support customer locations may include: Warren, Milford, Dearborn, Auburn Hills, Europe and Asia.
Maintains a project timeline for applications
Supports all required program documentation including:
Safety Plan Development
Customer issues/communications tracking
Drawing, Calibration, and Software Releases
Complete process related documentation including Engineering Notices, Design Change Package, Engineering Change Requests, Cost Requests, 5 Phases, Engineering Permits, etc.
Coordinate sample supply requirements for engineering samples to the customer and the labs.
Coordinate controller updates activities: Samples, vehicle testing, validation, anomaly fixes, plant return material analysis
Coordinate calibration release, software release, and validation activities
Interpret and analyze system and customer specifications to determine impact on the functional design content of the electrical system.
Support Product Development activities as required.
Educational focus in design/development of electrical systems in hardware and/or software
Proficient written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work in a team environment as well as being highly motivated with good time management skills
Proficient with Microsoft office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project).
Ability to interface effectively with internal and external customers
Strong leadership skills
Eager to learn and think outside of the box
+2 yrs of electrical experience
Program management experience
Familiarity with electronic assembly processes
Familiarity with automotive communication protocols (CAN, LIN, FlexRay)
Familiarity with basic tools that apply to CAN networks
Familiarity with general electronic schematic diagrams
Familiarity with printed circuit board layout and fabrication
Functional understanding of C programming language
Experience with 8-bit and 16-bit micro-controllers
Experience with microcontroller processors and common peripherals
Major: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Physics
Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women
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