Share this Job

Electrical Systems Design Engineer (2023)


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  46582

Job Description:

This position is located in Saginaw, MI.  For the right candidate, we offer a generous relocation package.

This position supports electrical system design for embedded control systems using state of the art microcontrollers.  The job involves specification and design of electrical functions that are to be implemented into an embedded control module through the use of electrical circuits, microcontroller peripherals and software algorithms. 

Job Requirements:

 Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with embedded systems and microcontrollers.
  • Deep understanding of microcontroller peripherals, their use and configuration options.
  • Ability to read and understand embedded software (C and assembly language)
  • Understanding of basic electrical circuit design and debug.
  • Ability to use typical electrical bench equipment (oscilloscopes, function generators, etc)
  • Ability to create software algorithm designs (state machines, flow diagrams, etc)
  • Working knowledge of CAN serial communications, including vehicle messaging and diagnostic service implementations.
  • Ability to create, read and understand models developed in Simulink.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Excellent debug / troubleshooting skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft products (Excel, Word, Visio, etc)
  • Support meetings / presentations internally and with customers to discuss electrical designs and diagnostic implementations.


Preferred Skills:

  • Prior experience with a requirements management tool such as DOORs (Classic or DNG)
  • Design experience using MATLAB/Simulink
  • Familiarity with formal problem-solving skills (Fishbone analysis, etc)
  • Ability to use in circuit emulators or debuggers



Bachelor - Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering




Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women


VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Nexteer is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employees to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.


Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities: If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability please call 1-989-757-5000. Please provide your contact information and details about the posted position of interest. Only inquiries regarding assistance for those who need an accommodation with the online application process due to a disability will be returned.


Employment agencies are an important component of our talent acquisition strategy, and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. We will not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies for any employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Nexteer Automotive or directly to hiring managers in any form without a signed Nexteer Automotive Agency Agreement on file, and search engagement for that position, will be deemed unsolicited in nature, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired as a result of the referral or through other means. Additionally, any resume submitted without a contract in place will be considered Nexteer Automotive property and no fees will be paid to the agency if the candidate is hired. 


Please note, agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by a member of Nexteer’s Human Resources team.  No other Nexteer employee is authorized to bind Nexteer to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by an agency.