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Electrical Electronics Hardware Engineer
Troy, Michigan - United States
Posted Date - 02/16/17
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Electrical Electronics Hardware Engineer

Location Troy, Michigan
Attractive Salary based on skill/experience based on experience
Full time direct hire with large multinational corporation
Full benefits
Healthcare with no monthly copay!
401K match
Tuition reim


Position Overview:

The Electrical/Electronics Hardware Design Engineer reports to the EE Hardware Engineering Manager, and works in a cross-functional development group supporting Battery Management System (BMS) for multiple customers in automotive markets. BMS platform is in production use on multiple global OEM Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV), Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) and pure Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV In this dynamic and demanding environment, your responsibilities will be varied, but always focused on delivering value to customer projects while working closely with many other parts of our engineering organization. The pace of work is fast and it is important to be able to work effectively and deliver on commitments. There will be opportunities to learn new skills, mentor others, and develop h/w solutions and architecture using the latest tools and technologies while working on the automotive industry’s highest profile vehicle electrification projects.

Responsibilities of Electrical/Electronics HW Design Engineer include:

  • Lead small electrical team
  • Interface with customers
  • Create block diagrams and schematics for the battery management and related electrical system.
  • Perform circuit design and analysis for the BMS.
  • Support PCB layouts for the Battery Management System (BMS).
  • Support selection and specification of electrical and electronics components.
  • Review documentation (BOM's, lists, schematics, diagrams, sketches, drawings, procedures and notes), supplier documentation and/or data sheets for design feasibility and alternative sources.
  • Conduct, coordinate, and track EE hardware root cause failure analysis and implement corrective actions.
  • Formally release work products (specifications, designs) into use, including appropriate internal and customer-specific sign-off and release steps.
  • Perform Technical Design Reviews within company and with customers. TDRs will be expected at the Concept, Detailed Design, and Production Sign-off stages.
  • Create test plans and execute test plans for verifying electrical hardware.
  • Support the Quality and Reliability efforts (e.g., DFMEA and Worst Case Circuit Analysis) relative to E/E hardware design and manufacturing

Required Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering required; Masters or PhD preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in electronics design and release of control modules (i.e., with embedded SW) for automotive or truck applications, including network and diagnostics (e.g., CAN, GMLAN, LIN, RS323, J1939, ODBII).
  • Experience with Mentor, Xpedition, DX Designer, and Altium (or equivalent) schematics capture tools.
  • Working experience with Quality & Reliability disciplines (FMEA, 8D, APQP, WCCA)
  • Experience with major automotive microprocessor families (Freescale, Intel, TI/National)
  • Working experience with automotive or commercial truck OEM product release processes strongly preferred, including Engineering Release, PPAP and PSW

Desired Experience and Skills

  • Ability to interface well with internal and external customers
  • Ability to lead a group
  • Experience with high voltage and current (DC) electrical design for an automotive application


  • Job Code
    JPC – 110
  • Experience
    5 Years
  • Required Documents