Eaton Corporation System Lead Engineer in Galesburg, Michigan
Effective January 1, 2018, this role will be employed by Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technology Joint Venture.
Eaton’s Vehicle Division is seeking a Systems Lead Engineer. The Systems Lead Engineer will be based out of our Galesburg, MI location.
The Systems Lead Engineer will be responsible for developing commercial vehicle transmission systems solutions. As a member of the team, you will deliver technical solutions to satisfy internal and external customers. Responsibilities will include requirements definition for software algorithm and hardware designs, developing controls software, and an emphasis on leading and promoting verification and validation activities to certify that system and functional requirements are met. This position will coordinate work with domestic and international teams to deliver product solutions.
Develop validation and verification methods and test plans at a unit, sub-system and vehicle level to validate performance and functional requirements are satisfied.
Analyze vehicle data from test and customer vehicles to investigate, identify, and resolve issues and performance complaints.
Define system level and algorithm requirements to meet product performance and reliability requirements. Help define and improve systems engineering standards and processes.
Execute technical deliverables within product development process. Lead completion of technical deliverables at the “Major Repeater” risk classification. Use standard engineering tools and processes (e.g. FMEA, FTA) to ensure product reliability and quality targets are achieved.
Perform/support vehicle modeling and simulation activities to predict performance and impact due to hardware variability. Support prototype and production OEM vehicle integration and development efforts from the powertrain controls perspective (e.g., configuration, calibration and drivability).
Conduct design reviews for project approval and participate as a design review consultant for other projects within the engineering department.
Verify solutions created by you or other team members through simulation, sub-system and vehicle level testing and document results with a technical report.
Direct and support other engineering resources for timely completion of project objectives.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution.
Minimum of 4 years of experience in an engineering role.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution.
Broad life-cycle experience: requirements analysis through system development testing, verification, and lifecycle documentation
Basic understanding of driveline functionality and components.
Basic understanding of project management processes
Background and experience in electro-mechanical systems required, preferably in the automotive industries
Experience with DOORS software is highly desirable
The ideal candidate would have strong knowledge of heavy-duty truck or automotive drivetrain/powertrain systems and/or components.
Experience in system analysis, programming, driveline knowledge, and analytical modeling.
Experience with data acquisition tools and Matlab Simulink.
Must have good interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
Must have ability to apply basic electrical and mechanical principles to design and/or analyze system interactions
Effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
Manage many tasks simultaneously.
Holds current commercial driver license.
Works well in a structured development process where well-documented requirements, designs, and test procedures are essential.
Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit Eaton.com.
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Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: VEH PDMP CPT
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time