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Automation Electrical Engineer
Troy, MI
80,000 - 90,000
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SUMMARY Develops improved or new designs for automotive systems/modules or modifies existing equipment on production vehicles, and directs building, modification, and testing of products. Ensures that the equipment design(s) meets all applicable (Customer, National, International) specifications. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. · Design, Develop and maintain end of line automated test stations on the assembly lines · Attend design reviews with equipment suppliers and explain in detail the scope of work, specification, and BOM for the automated test stations · Design, Develop and maintain test applications in the lab · Design, Develop and maintain diagnostic tools · Provide operational & diagnostic instructions to Engineering SQA and Manufacturing · Work with manufacturing engineering on DFM/DFA analysis · Work with Electrical Engineering team for implementing specific requirements of motor and controller testing on assembly lines and in the test lab · Support manufacturing and quality with plant build issues and root cause analysis · Support other people in the organization by providing; required end of line data, interpreting the data, and reporting tools for assembly lines · Update DFMEA’s as required · Support cost reduction activities as appropriate · Support Purchasing and SQA with technical input relative to supply base issues · Support plant liaisons with technical input relative to customer assembly plant issues · Support all Kaizen/Lean activities as appropriate · Support multiple projects simultaneously · Maintain open items list and requests list · Prioritize work requests and update customers with project status in a timely manner · Document processes and train necessary people with the software tools · Follow (current standards), develop (future standards) and implement (make sure it is done)software, hardware and process standards as a method to continuously move forward with global support · Support automation projects globally as needed either with remote login or in person · Participate in Global projects from US and conduct meetings SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: · Not Applicable TS16949 RESPONSIBILITIES The TS16949 responsibilities listed below are required for this position. Other responsibilities may be added, with or without notice in writing, at any time. · Adhere to all TS16943 procedures as related to the Engineering department function. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree of engineering and three to four years of full time Labview and National Instruments (NI) hardware experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. · NI software and hardware experience - Mid-level to complex software applications development - Embedded systems software - PXI - USB analog and digital data acquisition systems - SBRIO or CompaqRIO · Electrical product design experience - Automotive electrical design responsibilities - Vehicle electronic control modules and software - OEM electrical specification knowledge · Experience with electrical hardware analysis tools such as Mathcad, Orcad · Experience with DC motors for automotive applications · Experience with communication protocols such as Serial, LIN, CAN, etc. · Experience using Microsoft office tools Desired Skills · Database Knowledge · CAD Drawings Development · Noise Evaluation of Motors · Sound and Vibration Experience · Embedded System Programming · PC Board Design · Computer network skills