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Engineering Manager - Requirements (2019)


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  36965

Requirements based engineering is an exciting and growing field in the automotive industry. Developing accurate requirements and traceability from customer specifications to detailed design requirements is critical to successfully delivering customer programs. 

This position is the manager of a team of customer, systems, and software requirements engineers who are developing the next generation of electric power steering systems. The position is located in Saginaw, MI and for the right candidate, we offer a generous relocation package.




The Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Managing multiple teams responsible for customer, system, and software requirements
  • Providing leadership in the planning and execution of requirements deliverables for customer applications
  • Meeting the ASPICE requirements for engineering processes
  • Managing ownership of requirements among engineering teams globally
  • Managing work for offshore suppliers and reporting status to Nexteer management
  • Leading requirements structure and flow down
  • Developing and maintaining metrics for tracking progress of internal and customer deliverables
  • Reporting requirements metrics and status internally and directly to customers
  • Removing roadblocks that may otherwise prevent timely completion of requirements work
  • Utilizing project management skills to coordinate activities involved with meeting customer and program deadlines in an efficient manner with utmost quality across multiple projects
  • Developing a strong team environment within the group, while supporting strategic goals within the ES&S team and the Nexteer organization
  • Increasing group productivity and driving quality of work products via process improvement
  • Administering annual performance reviews to employees
  • Developing employees (training, mentor, coach) to help them reach company and personal goals


Educational Requirements

BS (Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electronics Engineering) required


 Required Skills

  • 10+ years of technical experience required 
  • 3+ years of leadership experience required 
  • Experience in requirements writing, flow down, and testing
  • Experience with DOORS requirements management tools
  • Experience in systems engineering and/or system safety engineering
  • Experience with ASPICE preferred 
  • Strong systems engineering skills (requirements flow-down, traceability, verification)
  • Strong leadership and team management skills
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong computer skills


Preferred Skills

  • General competency in all core fields (embedded systems, computer hardware and software, electronics, controls)
  • Background in automotive engineering and chassis systems
  • Experience leading complex technical projects


Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women


VEVRAA Federal Contractor 


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Nearest Major Market: Saginaw