Electrical Signoff Engineer

Dearborn, Michigan
23 Nov 2016
27 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our team performs work for the prototype vehicle build programs for upfront planning, design, packaging, build support, and tst support once released.

Functional Requirements:
1. Attend all (part) Shortage Meetings to assist program managers and purchasing with part orders and issue resolution keeping part deliveries on time.
2. Utilize the issue management system for all issues found during prototype builds.
3. Issue part correction notices for all part reworks, alterations, or substitutions needed.
4. Represent the electrical group for all prototype build work: We will utilize some of our prototype build space for re-works of existing harnesses by the wiring suppliers, but they will need to be provided with direction/planning.
5. Attend all walk-around, build assessment, issues meetings, 1. issues identification & review meetings, and part change notification review meetings related to the prototype build as a representative for the electrical group and take recommended actions accordingly.

6. Support the prototype build process for electrical at the build sites including prototype subassembly builds.
7. Support the breadboards including surrogate parts required necessary to prove-out the prototype vehicle electrical prior to assembly.
8. Flash and configure prototype vehicles software at the build site.
9. Support electrical test engineers with prototype breadboard & vehicle functional prove-out, and vehicle signoff.

10. Provide Electrical support and troubleshooting of the vehicles in the test fleet after they have been signed off and being used for testing (e.g. A certain vehicle electrical feature isn't working that was supposed to work and it is holding up testing).
  • BS in Engineering (Electrical preferred) from an accredited university.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent command of Word, Excel, and SharePoint
  • Experience in Matlab/Simulink
Physical Requirements
Lifting - less than 50lbs- 25%
Special clothing/equipment - Slip resistant hardened toe shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection in designated areas - 100%

Sitting (75%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%)

Exposure to high noise areas possible in test facility- 25%

Work Environment
Inside, office environment, test lab - 100%
Exposure to test equipment- 25%
May require occasional local travel- 25%

Equipment and Machines
Computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones - 100%
Occasional use of Hand Tools- 25%

Monday through
Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with possible shifts over the weekends to support signoffs- 100%
Day shift
Attendance and punctuality are critical - 100%
Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday-Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is
extremely important. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary. Must
have flexibility of work days to cover weekend testing requirements.

Other Essential Functions
Must complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, and background check.
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and

co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in
English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for
the position and must not impose a safety risk to self or others. Must maintain
a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional
manner. Dependable personal transportation to w ork site is required.