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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Sr Hardware Engineer

Location: 

Northville, MI, US, 48168

Req ID 18162
   

We are seeking a new colleague to join our Electrified Powertrain Division in Northville, MI!


Responsibilities

  • Responsible for engineering the electronic circuitry controlling various products, including transmission control units and shifters.
  • Work with the Systems Engineer to define and develop functional and hardware requirements from various sources including customer specifications/requirements, input from Marketing/Sales and input from other team members.  Develop required functional specifications for the hardware.  Ensure requirements traceability.
  • Define hardware architecture to meet functional requirements and other organizational standards.
  • Carryout safety analyses and define safety functions.
  • Write DVP&R to verify that the design meets all requirements.
  • Develop test specifications and test cases to ensure all requirements are met.
  • Execute functional tests in the lab and on test vehicles to ensure resulting hardware meets all requirements.
  • Perform required integration testing to ensure final design works correctly.
  • Work with system engineers and software engineers to optimize overall system design and achieve desired hardware/software partitioning.
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineers and Quality Engineers in the plant to establish control plans based on the significant/critical characteristics and launch the design into production.
  • Take action necessary to develop alternatives to problems and/or schedule delays, resolve problem and recommend ways to recover lost project time. 
  • Report progress on a regular basis to manager and program manager(s).
  • Apply CAN and LIN bus Design knowledge to design systems that allow microcontrollers and devices to communicate with each other within a vehicle.
  • Collaborate with software engineers in order to implement systems engineering strategies based on V-Model principles.
  • Work with development teams and customers during beta testing, pre-production testing and final product implementation.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and 7+ years of progressive experience 
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future.
  • Experience with circuit simulation tools
  • Knowledge of CAN, LIN and other automotive communication protocols
  • A mix of hardware and software knowledge
  • Knowledge of Functional Safety Standard ISO-26262.
  • Strong project and planning abilities
  • Strong drive for teamwork with a customer-oriented approach to projects

 

Be part of our ZF team as Sr Hardware Engineer Power Electronics and apply now!

 

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ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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