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Auburn Hills, Michigan
Powertrain Design Release Engineer – Senior #903222
Job Description:
The Powertrain Design Release Engineer – Senior will be responsible for the design, development and release efforts for automotive components from inception to production.   The Mechanical Engineer – Intermediate will be involved with current production components in addition to future development programs. 
Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
  • The Battery Component DRE – Intermediate for high voltage battery hardware and integration is responsible for the end to end management of the design and production release of the battery pack hardware and development.
  • This person will work closely with the battery pack technical specialist and lead design release engineer to ensure all requirements are met and properly validated, both via simulations and through empirical testing for BSG, PHEV, and BEV vehicles released for global markets.
  • Designs will comply and be provided in support of the Global Vehicle Safety and Compliance teams in all regions throughout APAC, EMEA, LATAM, and USMCA (including Mexico and Canada).
  • Ideal candidate has some experience in electrified propulsion system design with preference to high voltage battery experience.
  • Develop the design of related components that satisfy vehicle level functional objectives.
  • Coordinate ePT HVBS packaging activities with advanced concept engineering team.
  • Execute programs through PDP that meet or exceed objectives for performance, cost, weight, investment, and quality.
  • Develop and publish HVBS performance standards.
  • Develop system level DVP and coordinate component level DVP with Tier 1 supplier.
  • Execute design for manufacturing process and coordinate assembly process with manufacturing engineering.
  • Hybrid - The US SRA Engineer is expected to be in at CTC 2-3 days a week.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering or related engineering field from an ABET accredited/equivalent university.
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years in product engineering design release experience
  • Familiar with design tools such as DFMEA, DVP&R and DFSS
  • Working knowledge and ability to apply GD&T
  • Experience in Castings, Stampings beneficial
  • Strong project management skills with experience in Microsoft project
  • Self-starter, and ability to multitask, and work well with cross functional teams
  • Microsoft Suite Experience.
  • Ability to present and explain issues to Sr. Management
  • Knowledge of Team Center
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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