Vehicle Integration Engineer - Novi, Michigan United States - 44864


Job #: 44864
Title: Vehicle Integration Engineer
Job Location: Novi, Michigan - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $90,000.00 - $110,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


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A Vehicle Integration Engineer is required for integration and high-level testing of vehicle electronic control systems for one of our best client in Novi, MI. This client is a global company, highly ranked as a top employer in their field.  They're on the verge of tremendous growth for their electronic steering systems group, making this an ideal time to join.  This role requires all vehicle testing and tuning required to assure product is functionally safe and meets customer vehicle performance targets. If you believe you have all the qualities and experience, then you could be a perfect match for this position.

Responsibilities of Vehicle Integration Engineer:

  • Exhibits superior knowledge and execution of steering controls, both internal processes and customer processes.
  • Determines required adjustments to operating software to achieve ride and handling targets established by the customer.
  • Exhibits a strong understanding of the process methodology of parameter (calibration) tuning.
  • Demonstrates advanced understanding of system/SW function and application for assigned calibration development.
  • Responsible for releasing software calibrations for production including preparing the necessary documents for final software calibration release. Understands and works within the parameters of ASPICE process.
  • Utilizes Software tools for assigned calibration tuning, including troubleshooting of chassis electrical system faults and flashing of control module (ECU) with updated software and/or calibrations.
  • Performs system integration and system testing according to requirements management tool (PTC Integrity) test cases
  • Uses requirements management tool to check, adapt, develop, and link requirements and test cases
  • Uses task management system to track and document issues and complete assigned work packages
  • Responsible for issuing Engineering Reports after each ride session, obtaining Customer signoff and effectively communicating customer expectations to project team.
  • Maintains accurate change logs and evaluation notes during every step of the tuning process using the correct terminology and uses the task management system. Organize information systematically and separately for each program.
  • Develop strong working relationships with customers conveying both professionalism and strong product knowledge.
  • Responsible for coordinating ride work activities with customer in support of determined program milestones. ? Directs the efforts of support technicians when conducting system integration and/or ride work at customer locations and supports less-experienced Vehicle Systems Engineers as needed.
  • Identifies system findings and communicates details to System or Software Engineering in a concise and organized manner.
  • Participates in System Engineering meetings as requested to resolve issues and/or formulate a response to customer inquiries.
  • Contributes to the continuous improvement of ride development processes through participation in ride group meetings.
  • Maintains equipment, and tools as well as a clean and organized workspace.
  • Completes special assignments including the investigation of performance and noise issues.
  • Leads continuous improvement programs in order to promote team efforts.
  • Provides professional and technical knowledge through workshops and informal training. ? Support any events necessary to maintain the program launch schedule
  • Manage scheduling of steering fleet vehicles, including HW/SW updates and Safety level adherence


  • B.S. in Mechatronics/Controls Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering or equivalent required
  • 5+ years of experience with strong functional/product knowledge, and ability to train others (internship/co-op included) ? Experience in Electric Power Steering or ADAS is preferred

 Technical Competencies:

  • Possesses working knowledge of vehicle dynamics fundamentals for steering application development.
  • Knowledge of EPS software and methodologies for tuning base steering and advanced steering features
  • Ability to evaluate vehicle ride characteristics and associate them with product-specific changes.
  • Understand customer requirements for dynamics/NVH and the ability to perform a subjective assessment
  • Possesses knowledge of steering and chassis systems and various mechanic/hydraulic principles.
  • Ability to use precision measuring devices including calipers, micrometers & dial indicators.
  • Knowledge of Vehicle communication protocols (CAN, FlexRay, LIN, Ethernet, …) and Diagnostic protocols (UDS)
  • Strong software skills in system development and ride tuning tools (Vector CANape, CANalyzer, CANoe, etc.)
  • Strong software skills in ASPICE system development toolchain (PTC Integrity, DOORS, Clear Case, Clear quest, etc.)
  • Ability to troubleshoot a computer, and equipment problems when working in remote customer locations.
  • Ability to travel and work on an international basis for 2-3 week periods with little or no support.

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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