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Entry Level Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Engineer (2023)


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  50055

We are looking for a motivated electrical engineer to interface with customer and team members on safety critical automotive products, develop appropriate Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) test plans and interpret test results.  This position evaluates electrical and electronic designs for impact on overall EMC performance and identifies cost effective EMC countermeasures.  The ideal candidate is highly organized and good with scheduling to ensure critical deadlines are met. 




  • Acts as the primary EMC engineering interface to the customer
  • Ownership of the EMC design requirements for electronic automotive modules at a circuit board and system level
  • Evaluation and translation of customer EMC requirements and procedures into EMC test documents and design concepts
  • Review electronic component datasheet and application notes for the development of EMC protection schemes.
  • Analyze schematics and circuit board layout for adherence to EMC design practices and guidelines.
  • Formulate system and circuit board level EMC protection (filtering, shielding, etc.)
  • Develop EMC product test plans base from customer requirements and procedures.
  • Investigate validation issues and develop EMC protection which complies with customer requirements.
  • Track and coordinate EMC validation dates, parts, and reports
  • Develop and configure detailed models to perform circuit level and structural electromagnetic simulations.
  • Support in Saginaw and potential travel to support customer locations including:  Warren, Milford, Dearborn, Auburn Hills, Europe, and Asia.




Degree: Bachelor (Required)

Major: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics


Required Skills:

  • Ability to develop SPICE circuits/models with high frequency characteristics.
  • Perform electronic prototyping with surface mount devices.
  • Excellent problem-solving techniques.
  • Strong organization and documentation abilities
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as being highly motivated with good time management skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to interface effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Eager to learn and think outside of the box.


Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with electromagnetic simulation techniques, setup, and analysis
  • Familiarity with embedded control system electronics
  • Experience with Visual Basic, .Net, MATLAB, and LabView programming environments
  • Experience with Mentor Graphics EDA suite
  • Experience with Spectrum Analyzer
  • Automotive experience
  • Validation Engineering Experience



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