Transforming the Future with the Convergence of Simulation and Data
Electrical Design Engineer
Our client in Auburn Hills, MI is looking for an Electrical Design Engineer
What You Will Do:
The Design Engineer will be responsible for the electrical system design and engineering of various high voltage energy storage (battery packs) and power conversion (Inverter, DCDC, OBC) devices and vehicle integration.
The right candidate will support electrical design from A-Sample to C-Sample and production of components and vehicle.
What You Will Need:
Very strong skill in electrical design tools such as E3, Visio-electrical, M-Plan.
Basic understanding CAD tool skills such as CREO 3D, CATIA or SOLIDWORKS
Strong leadership skills and proactive behaviors
0-2 years of high-voltage electrical design and implementation experience
Bachelors or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering
Familiarity developing a product from concept to production
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Strong electrical fundaments in following areas.
o High-voltage and High-power Battery pack electrical architecture.
o Functional safety and HVIL system implementation within a vehicle architecture
o EMI and EMC compliance within automotive applications
o Power conversion devise (DCDC, OBC, Inverter) fundamentals
o Electrical architecture design of the light and heavy-duty electric, fuel cell and hybrid vehicles
o Understanding of IEEE and SAE standards pertaining to electrical system design, build, test and certify the electrical systems for automotive application
o Must be able to implement the high-voltage and high-power electrical board-net design covering following aspects
HVIL, Contactor control, Pre-charge, Harmonics, EMI, EMC, PLC, Power sequence, Electrical power distribution, Electrical surge management, Electrical interference, Functional safety.
Safe implementation of high current carrying cables and high-voltage cables and busbars.
Design of the power-distribution system and high-voltage junction boxes
Design of fail-safe mode for high-power electrical system
Design for serviceability including DOT requirements
o Develop low-voltage power and communication schematics ensuring the accuracy for following
Device terminals, pin-pin connectivity, harmonics, EMI, CAN, LIN, SENT, Ethernet, Analog and Digital signal handling.
Wire gauge, type, considerations for safety, quality and robustness.
o Ensure the compatibility of co-existence of low-voltage and high-voltage cabling within the vehicle architecture
o Packaging, EMI, EMC, Safety, Robustness, Durability, Serviceability, Functionality aspects
o BOM management
o Change management
Create drawings based on parametric CAD models per ANSI and ISO standards
Should be able develop design to Integrate Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance (GD&T), Stack up Analysis, Design for Manufacturing and Design for Assembly.
Familiarity with Advanced product quality planning (APQP)
How You Will Be Successful:
Envision the Future
Communicate Honestly and Broadly
Seek Technology and Business "Firsts"
Embrace Diversity and Take Risks
What We Offer:
Comprehensive Benefit Package
401(k) with matching contributions
Paid Time Off
Free training on all Altair products
Why Work with Us:
Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer's toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today's problems into tomorrow's opportunities.
Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing.
For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit altair.com .
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