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Senior Hardware & Systems Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI at Continental

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Job Description

Continental Engineering Services (CES) is seeking a hardware and systems engineer to design and develop electronic control modules from concept phase to production for various in­vehicle automotive electronics from the Continental portfolio.

Core Responsibilities:
• Manage, develop, maintain and communicate hardware/system development content and timing.
• Provide support to application teams for identification of root cause for issues and corrective action plans.
• Responsible for the hardware/systems products developed by CES.
• Contribute to technical discussions (prepare / present responses) with customers and within internal teams.
• Assigned to programs/projects to provide technical guidance
• Contact between two more departments to facilitate and ensure appropriate exchange of knowledge
• Develop and track schedules for complex hardware projects
• Lead / support meetings with cross functional project team, hardware/test team, and customers as needed.
• Support customer presentations, interfacing with OEMs on technical topics
• Analog/digital circuit design involving worst case analysis utilizing Mathcad and Pspice simulation
• Design for manufacturing, use of Zuken or similar schematic capture tool
• Work with PCB designers for optimization of EMC radiation and immunity performance
• Work with plant hardware engineers to support development of production test specification.
• Coordinate logistics for engineering prototype builds
• Test and debug of prototype designs using electronic measurement tools (oscilloscopes, logic and spectrum analyzers).

Additional Responsibilities:
• Ensure all aspects of production processes for software and calibration programming are properly verified and validated.
• Responsible for development of new products, and changes to existing products
• Responsible to lead projects to meet customer expectations.
• Assistance with other tasks as needed and determined by Management

Core Capabilities:
• Must have effective verbal and written communication skills
• The ideal candidate is disciplined, and can foster a team environment
• Able to work in distributed global team environment
• Good communication skills with CES team, internal & external customers
• Knowledge through directly related experience
• Creates value through the ability to integrate knowledge from different areas of specialized knowledge
• Innovator to solve difficult/complex problems.
• Can work both independently and in a team environment
• A mindset for continuous quality and efficiency improvements
• Determines own priorities and may deviate from established procedures and practices as long as results meet standards of acceptability (e.g., volume, quality, timeliness, accuracy) Job Requirements Required Qualifications:
• Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, or related technical equivalent
• Minimum of 5 to 7+ years of automotive electrical engineering experience
• At least 3+ years of experience withing electrical/electronic product development
• Familiar with Requirements Analysis tools (DOORS or similar)
• Experience with Automotive Electronic/Electromechanical Products
• Experience with 8 - 32 bit microcontrollers
• Familiar with automotive development process
• Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
• Self motivated with strong troubleshooting and analysis skills
• Although infrequent, the applicant must be able to travel to domestic and international locations (engineering and manufacturing sites, suppliers, and customers) as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:
• 7+ years professional experience in Automotive Electronic Products or Systems preferred
• Experience with FMEA methods and tools (such as APIS IQ FMEA)
• Knowledge in ISO26262
• Experience with power electronics is preferred
• Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast­paced environment EEO Statement EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to North.America.Recruiting@continental-corporation.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000. Division Footer Text Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.
Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, or related technical equivalent
• Minimum of 5 to 7+ years of automotive electrical engineering experience
• At least 3+ years of experience withing electrical/electronic product development
• Familiar with Requirements Analysis tools (DOORS or similar)
• Experience with Automotive Electronic/Electromechanical Products
• Experience with 8 - 32 bit microcontrollers
• Familiar with automotive development process
• Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
• Self motivated with strong troubleshooting and analysis skills
• Although infrequent, the applicant must be able to travel to domestic and international locations (engineering and manufacturing sites, suppliers, and customers) as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:
• 7+ years professional experience in Automotive Electronic Products or Systems preferred
• Experience with FMEA methods and tools (such as APIS IQ FMEA)
• Knowledge in ISO26262
• Experience with power electronics is preferred
• Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast­paced environment
EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to North.America.Recruiting@continental-corporation.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000.