Senior Pack Applications Engineer | Livonia, MI - Job.com

Senior Pack Applications Engineer

for A123 Systems, Inc. in Livonia, MI

Job Description



Overview:

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The Pack Applications Engineering Lead is release responsible for High Voltage and/or Low Voltage battery pack assemblies. He or she is responsible for compiling customer technical requirements; translating these into internal engineering requirements; driving those requirements into the design organization; and coordinating the activities of mechanical, electrical, and validation engineering teams throughout the program. The Pack Applications Engineering lead also acts as the primary engineering interface with the customer.

Responsibilities:

+ Act as the primary engineering interface to both internal and external customers.

+ Collect customer requirements, evaluate compliance, and note areas of non-conformance and/or opportunities for requirements modification

+ Develop battery performance specifications

+ Create battery pack Interface and Control Documents

+ Release battery pack engineering documents, drawings, etc. into corporate system

+ Create and manage pack DVP&R

+ Support manufacturing plant in resolving build issues related to pack design

+ Support customer integration efforts through appropriate means, such as conference calls, data log analysis, and travel to customer sites

+ Coordinate activities of engineering teams to resolve issues

+ Develop and maintain realistic project milestones and deliverables using appropriate tools

+ Track and report project status

+ Proactively manage changes in project scope

+ Ensure team follows established development processes

+ Contribute to process improvement activities

+ Follow and improve upon best practices and tools for project execution and management

Qualifications:

+ Solid trouble-shooting skills; Shainin problem solving experience a plus

+ Working knowledge of engineering tools such as CANalyzer and CAD viewers

+ Experiencing with creating DVP&Rs and DFMEAs

+ Experience in releasing products

+ Experience in working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

+ Ability to react to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently

+ Flexibility during times of change.

+ Strong written and oral communication skills

+ Strong interpersonal, including customer interface skills

+ Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in an occasionally high-pressure environment

+ Experience with Electric Vehicles and/or low voltage/high voltage systems a plus

+ OEM or Tier 1 supplier experience a plus

Education/Experience

+ BSEE/BSME

+ 5+ years of automotive engineering experience

ID 2015-1222

# of Openings 1

Job Locations US-MI-Livonia

Posted Date 5/26/2016

Category Engineering

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