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New Business Development - Powerpack Pursuit Engineer (2022)


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  48341

The New Business Engineering Group is looking for an experienced Powerpack Pursuit Engineer who is eager to work in a team environment in the New Business Development area leading the pursuit activities for Nexteer’s Electric Power Steering Systems.   Candidates have the opportunity to be on the front lines in securing new business world-wide for Nexteer utilizing communication, program management, analytical and hands on skills.  This position interacts with both internal and external customers to ensure deadlines and requirements are met. This position is located in Saginaw, Michigan and offers a hybrid work schedule 


Job Description:

  • Lead/optimize/track cross-functional efforts to develop technical solutions that meet pursuit imperatives (technical, commercial, timing, etc)
  • Lead mechanical design / integration of the Powerpack assembly including motor, controller, electrical connectors, overall components and vehicle packaging.
  • Lead requirement assessment and specification management
  • Lead and negotiate technical solution proposals to Nexteer customers
  • Actively coordinate / interface with the electrical controller hardware group.
  • Apply new architecture exited technologies and ideas within EPS
  • Stay abreast of new Steering technologies
  • Provides technical direction to support architecture, core and application teams
  • Assist in designing and building EPS steering solutions for target demonstration vehicles
  • Validate and test design concepts
  • Diagnoses and corrects deficiencies


Job Requirements:

  • 1+ years of relevant experience
  • Highly effective oral and written communications skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • Demonstrated project leadership skills and ability to work independently
  • Innovative and independent thinker
  • Deep understanding of engineering theory and principles of design
  • Interest in product design, particularly automotive
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual or difficult
  • Understanding of probability and statistical analysis
  • Strong computer application experience in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Experience in rack & pinion gear design and analysis (Preferred)
  • General understanding in System approach including motors, controllers, sensors, and software (Preferred)
  • General understanding of vehicle ride dynamics (Preferred)
  • Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (Preferred)
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes and controls (Preferred)
  • General understanding of Nexteer products (Preferred)


Education and Experience:

Bachelor (Masters Preferred) - Engineering


Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women


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