Nexteer Automotive Systems Engineer - EPS Pursuits and Early Application (2018) in Saginaw, Michigan

We are looking for a technically skilled and focused individual. This opportunity requires daily customer interactions so excellent technical communication skills are necessary. This position interacts with both internal and external customers to ensure deadlines and requirements are met. In addition to the customer interface work, the position will require the integration of internal and customer requirements which will generate new algorithms and troubleshooting of new algorithms to work toward requirements that can be met with the lowest cost system. The ideal candidate has experience with Canape, Matlab, Simulink, CAN communication, Microsoft Word and can quickly learn internal tools. Some potential skills and responsibilities needed include:

  • Electronic Steering System Customer support

  • Support for system requirements internal and external including the flow down of requirements to various parts of the organization including system, mechanical and electrical requirements and verification that the requirements are met

  • Design for tuning algorithms and calibrations

  • Provides technical leadership for projects incorporating complex electromechanical (“Mechatronic”) systems

  • Designs and optimizes multiple system requirements through flow down

  • Effectively integrates all aspects of system design through the use of multi-disciplinary engineering

  • Tunes vehicle steering characteristics, diagnoses and corrects deficiencies in designs and prototypes

  • Understands and creates system and subsystem specifications

  • Assists in maintaining cost controls

  • Stays abreast of new technology

Job Requirements:

  • At least 2-3 years of relevant job experience is desirable

  • Good communication skills

  • Experience performing engineering calculations using Matlab/Simulink and spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel) is required

  • General competency and experience in vehicle dynamics, mechanical systems, electronic systems, and computer hardware and software is preferred

  • Background in automotive engineering and chassis systems (steering, braking, suspension) is desirable

  • Excellent problem solving techniques

  • Knowledge of system synthesis, analysis and verification techniques

  • Good organization and documentation abilities


Required – Bachelors in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

Preferred – Masters in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women

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