Sr. Hardware Engineer in Farmington, MI

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Hitachi America   •  

Farmington, MI 48332

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 87 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of this position is to support the development of automotive embedded electronic control unit hardware. The duties include supporting analog and digital circuit design through analysis and simulation, EMC design including the support for PCB layout, EMC test plan development, troubleshooting EMC anomalies, product specification negotiation, hardware-in-the-loop testing, overseeing the testing of prototypes, and following the development through to production. In addition, the position will be responsible for supporting the root cause analysis of modules returned by the customer during the development stage.

In addition to the technical attributes of the position, there are also leadership responsibilities. This includes leading and mentoring the efforts of engineers who are responsible for sub-project activities. The candidate will need to work directly with customer engineers, and team members, to negotiate some product requirements. The candidate will be responsible for working with customer engineers to ensure that program goals are met, schedules are maintained, and problems encountered during the development process are satisfactorily resolved. The candidate will need to work with, and lead, other project team members and design engineers, in resolving issues related to the design of the electronic hardware. The candidate will occasionally need to travel to multiple global locations to support project development.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess a bachelor or masters degree in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering;
  • Have a minimum of 5-8 years applicable experience in automotive ECU development;
  • Have the ability to lead and mentor lesser experienced engineers;
  • Have experience interfacing with customers;
  • Be able to coordinate program activities with team members at remote sites
  • Have embedded H/W design experience for automotive applications;
  • Design experience with both analog and digital circuits is mandatory;
  • Have experience coordinating and facilitating several small projects and/or one major project.

Valid Through: 2019-8-20