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Fluid Handling Specialist
Livonia, MI

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Posted 11/19/2021

Required Skills

  • Engineering degree required, M.S. or Ph.D. highly preferred
  • Ten (10) plus years of experience required in electrified powertrains / Electric Vehicles (EV), Battery Systems, or Thermal Management systems
  • Understanding of in-vehicle systems communication and / vehicle electronics preferred
  • Must be self-motivated, highly organized, detail oriented and able to manage projects with minimal supervision, including multiple projects and multi-task situations, with the ability to prioritize, set and achieve goals
  • Ability to explain complex information to others in a conscientious manner
  • Ability to provide solutions to various automotive component issues
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced working environment
  • Must show the ability to deliver under tight deadlines
  • CAD experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic knowledge in production equipment and process design
  • Ability to draft and release engineering standards
  • Determine optimal engineering designs for various process and products
  • Understanding of production needs related to design / development
  • Must be capable of evaluating various processes and selecting those optimal for the product
  • Ability to adapt to various customer environments
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Willingness and ability to travel, as necessary

Job Description

  • Maintain, grow, and disseminate technical knowledge pertaining to EV architecture and battery systems and the influence these have on advanced thermal management and fluid handling systems
  • Identification of future technology and industry trends pertaining to the EV market
  • The development and execution of a concise and salient EV fluid product strategy
  • Generation and maintenance of technical relationships with customers to share information and collect market intelligence and Voice-of-the-Customer (VoC) feedback
  • Develop and foster customer interest / acceptance of our new EV products
  • Lead and support hands-on development of new fluid products targeted at the EV market
  • Creation of applicable specifications and standards that define the performance needs of new products
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to design and build robust product and processes, developing, commercializing, and sustaining components to meet customer and market needs
  • Influence multi-functional team members to achieve stretch goals
  • Develop and create end-product drawings and specifications accurately defining requirements of design intent development and creation of end-product drawings and specifications accurately defining requirements of design intent
  • Perform CAD studies on new development designs / create prototype and sample tooling
  • Create test plans using OEM requirements and assure all customer specifications and requirements are met utilizing laboratory validation
  • Acquire benchmarking parts and competitor information to assess product landscape
  • Solve problems in typical situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment
  • Interface and collaborate with manufacturing operations to improve product quality, cost and safety

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