EE Systems Validation Engineer

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeContractFullTime
PositionAutomotive
Degree RequiredBachelor

Job Description

We are currently recruiting an experienced EE Systems Validation Engineer to join our team supporting our client in the automotive industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops electrical system validation test plans and procedures for automotive body, audio, active chassis and/or safety systems
  • Lead design reviews of schematics, PCB layouts, wiring schematics, component selection, and other technical support with key stakeholders to verify designs for new and carryover lighting products
  • Gather, define and carry out all required development/validation testing to ensure achievement of all functional objectives and assure compliance to program goals through the development of electronic Design Verification Plans (DVPs)
  • Work closely with the chosen suppliers to ensure designs are robust to customer requirements, meet exact function, and can be manufactured without defect
  • Define and carry out all required bench development/validation testing to ensure achievement of all functional objectives and assure compliance to program goals
  • Participate in supplier assessments and post-test inspection reviews ensuring quality of the electronic circuit design performing analysis through different methodologies (Worst Case Analysis, FMEA, simulations, etc.) and recommend changes to product specifications as necessary
  • Lead / participate in issue resolution activities during development, vehicle launch, and/or warranty periods, technical coordination meetings and trips to supplier for component technical reviews
  • Evaluate and approve design changes and specifications
  • Support activities with corporate supplier quality and purchasing areas
  • Support corporate quality in the areas of assembly plant and field & warranty part return analysis to determine root cause and drive improvements

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering or related degree
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in automotive electronics circuit design and development including software
  • Experience must include: Hardware electronic design, LEDs, printed circuit board expertise, experience in automotive electrical integration with CAN and LIN modules, design reviews, and validation capability for lighting modules and all lamp electronics
  • Strong foundation in electronic topics related to circuit design and devices
  • Basic understanding of electronics manufacturing and assembly processes
  • DVP&R, DFMEA, and specification creation and execution experience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Understanding of electrical engineering standards/protocols, and of electronics/devices
  • Highly motivated and self-starter and able to work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Able to switch quickly between different and numerous topics, strong self-initiative and a fast learner; Organizational and planning skills; written/verbal communications and presentation skills; Interpersonal skills able to confidently interact with individuals at all levels of authority
  • Hands-on exposure to electrical testing (Preferred)
  • Previous involvement with Design for Manufacturing (DFM) topics

PREFERRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related degree
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in automotive electronics circuit design and development including software
  • Subject matter expertise in analog/digital electronic circuits; detailed electronic component knowledge
  • Working knowledge of designing for EMC and ESD design/prevention
  • Electronics/electrical simulation experience, Thermal management, electronic packaging, and FEA
  • Prior exposure to automotive lighting specifications and standards an asset; electronics specifications expertise
  • Design and release experience desirable
  • Experience as senior or lead engineer for electrical automotive project

NOTE:

  • Will be required to drive a company car
  • Valid driver’s license is required as well as a clean driving record
  • Will be required to travel domestically and internationally

OTHER PERKS & BENEFITS:

  • Paid Benefits after 90 days (individual and family) – extended medical, out-of-country coverage, dental etc.
  • Pension eligibility, with employer match, after 1 full year of work (open enrollment every October)
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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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