Lead Electrical Engineer
Our client, a manufacturing company in the Southfield, MI area, is looking for a Lead Electrical Engineer to join their team.
The Lead Electrical Engineer will conceptualize, manage the design, development, testing, technical documentation, and production launch of new products for electric motor drives and associated embedded controls.
You will partner with customers, vendors, other groups within to manage development initiatives for electrification of commercial and hybrid vehicles.
You will develop firmware and hardware architectures which are flexible and extensible across a broad scope of products and applications.
You will manage and participate in system-level requirements analysis and cost estimation, design reviews and other team development processes.
You will generate product requirements specifications in coordination with the customer(s), for the design and development new and innovative products.
You will investigate and evaluate new materials, components, technologies, applications and their appropriate use within our product lines and conduct testing of all new products in accordance with CPD standards and customer requirements.
You will provide supervision and support to internal and external design resources when appropriate
You will review and conduct analyses (FMEA, simulations, modeling, etc.) on new products to ensure their integrity and use the results to optimize designs.
Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electronic/Electrical Engineering
Minimum of 3 years of experience in product development focusing on microcontroller/controller board design.
Experience with CAD tools
Tier 1 automotive experience preferred
Experience with electronic hardware and firmware design power electronics for electric and hybrid electric vehicle systems, switch-mode power supplies, battery charging and management systems, design strategies for EMC, etc.
Experience within commercial vehicle markets and the environmental requirements and related qualification testing required
Some experience with automotive serial data protocols
Must be team oriented, with excellent interpersonal skills and effective communication.