System Development Engineer (Mechatronics/Electrical/Controls)
Join a growing division of an international company with over 5200 employees in 30 countries. In fact this position is open due to growth!
The company has a Midwestern feel with Midwest family values. They are currently renovating their main offices and creating a more open office environment with both standing and sitting desks. This company has low turnover. Other perks include being eligible for benefits from day one, 401K with matching, and relocation assistance.
Located southwest of Kansas City, you get to enjoy the best of both worlds: the relaxing countryside along the Marais Des Cygnes river with the option to travel into the city for baseball, football, NASCAR, and performing arts. Low cost of living area too! Or, if you prefer to live in or near the city, you can zip down I-35 for your commute.
System Development Engineer Job Summary:
This position is responsible for development and coordination of systems design for electronics and controls regarding Terminal Tractors product line.
Development of electrical system architecture and logical schematics
Development of vehicle topology, communication protocols, and architecture for networked components
Ensures completion of engineering activities for meeting platform goals
Contributes to the overall profitability of new and existing products
Contributes to the increase of overall product quality
Contributes to cost reduction ideas related to component design on new and existing products
Understand/Develop/Update/Maintain the vehicle requirements that must be implemented in the controls and electrical network architecture
Create and implement electrical and controls standards and best practices
Develop Network Databases for CAN, LIN, and Ethernet
Develop vehicle network topologies by implementing existing standards
Understand current vehicle architecture and plan upgrades
Develop Electronic Component Communication Specifications
Develop executable models of vehicle network behavior
Perform analysis of modeled vehicle networks and implemented vehicle networks for common network design problems, e.g. loading, latency, fault tolerance, quality of service
Participate/Lead design reviews, DFMEA’s and develop and manage validation plans
Provides frequent team progress updates to direct manager as needed
Ensures the use of engineering standards, methodologies and global product development processes into engineering team’s daily work tasks
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, required
Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, desirable
A minimum of 5 years of experience in electrical and controls design
Experience with mobile equipment design highly desirable