Design Systems - Application Engineer

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeContractFullTime
Degree RequiredBachelor

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Design Systems - Application Engineer to join our team supporting our client in the Automotive Industry.

  • Lead interface between the Chief Engineering team and the Product Release Center, primarily responsible for managing system interactions and interfaces between components and subsystems of the EDM gearbox
  • EDM Gearbox hardware system responsible (integration and system balancing of all EDM gearbox components)
  • Interfacing with individual Design Release Engineers and COEs, Manufacturing Suppliers
  • Development Validation Center
  • Schedules hardware system design reviews across PRC and reviews DRE design proposals as required
  • Organize reviews with Virtual Analysis / CAE team and ensures Virtual DVP / Scorecard is completed prior to any prototype hardware orders
  • Manage Driveline System and Interface DFMEA / DRBFM (team) reviews to ensure complete transparency and development of cohesive Design Controls leading to Robust DVP Actions
  • Supports CE & ACE to develop FTE and ER&D/ED&D Cost Roll-ups for Minor/MCA/ New Programs
  • Review and approve all change notices ensuring checklists, LL, and E-BPs are updated and aligned
  • Leads Technical Cost Reductions (TCRs) / Value Optimization (VO) effort and alignment working closely with PRC, DVC and VO teams - moved from AE responsibilities to align better
  • Represents CE in managing the “lessons learned” document for the program and ensure that TS (Technical Specialist) receive those updates on a timely manner to update the E-BPs accordingly
  • Reviews driveline system and applicable component “Validation Completion” status with DVC team periodically & provides an update to CE
  • Coordinates DRBTR review and keeper of “follow up items” and decision-maker on issuing GIMS for buds of problems
  • Manage CQI and GIMS cross-functional task force teams working closely with ACE, create priorities, action plans and track progress, align and update initiatives list
  • Bachelor in Engineering - Mechanical, Electrical or Equivalent
  • 0-3 years engineering experience
  • General knowledge of EDM Gearboxes, Drivelines, Axles or Transmission Systems and interface requirements
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presenting complex material to various audiences
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills with a bias for action and issue resolution
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a time-constrained environment
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent organizational skills including prioritizing work assignments
  • 5 years of engineering experience in driveline, axles, transmission, electrified driveline systems, or powertrain systems engineering experience
  • Gearbox, Driveline or Axle Design Release Responsibility
  • Master in Engineering - Mechanical, Electrical or Equivalent
  • Supervisory or leadership of small team experience
  • General knowledge and experience of powertrain duty cycle analysis
  • Ability to manage high volume of part/system complexity
  • Knowledge in powertrain product development processes
  • Knowledge in application of Functional Block Diagrams, Design Failure Mode Effects Analysis (DFMEA) and Design Validation Plan and Report (DVP&R)
  • Green/black belt in Shainin or DFSS desirable
  • Knowledge of Stellantis systems and/or products
  • Experience with electric motors for automotive applications
  • Proven ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects to successful conclusion
  • System-Level Thinker -- The ability to understand how the different powertrain components and systems are interdependent
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Will require occasional driving to the Detroit/Auburn Hills and other locations
Must be fully vaccinated by the COVID-19 vaccine unless you request a Medical or Religious exemption. These requests will be reviewed on a case by case basis

MEDA offers an excellent referral bonus. Great candidates know great candidates.

MEDA Limited is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of any of the protected reasons as described in the Ontario Human Rights Code. We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, as described in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Accommodation requests will be reviewed and granted to those that request assistance during our hiring process.
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