Resident Engineer

San Mateo, California

Post Date: 09/05/2017 Job ID: 6731 Industry: Engineering
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This position is part of the start-up team. We offer an opportunity to work in an innovative space, while working for a well-established global organization. 

  • The resident engineer works at a customer facility interfacing with customer’s hardware, software, systems engineering, and project management teams to represent the company as a primary interface to its project development team
  • Works with the team to properly understand customer requirements and validation plan, supporting internal engineering activities as customer representative
  • Collects data on customer target application and relays back to development team after analyzing, tests system performance in target vehicle in coordination with customer
  • Builds customer intimacy in order to create opportunities to expand the business with Customer

  • Assist with the definition of the Mechatronic /System / Hardware / Software requirements
  • Supports customer system Reviews (i.e. HMI, Fascia interface, CAN, wiring harness, etc.) and internal design reviews
  • Support vehicle build process and vehicle signoff activities for all prototypes and manufacturing builds
  • Maintain a file on site of schematics, circuit board layouts, source code, S/W algorithms, DFMEAs, specifications, to assist in the problem solving process and the application of corrective actions
  • Assist with packaging of released components. Requires coordination between design departments and customer
  • Supports Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA) activities
  • Supports system DFMEA/SFMEA process
  • Ensure timely coordination and closure of all customers development phases
  • Facilitate data transfer into and out of Customer’s system
  • Support assembly plant or Tier 1 build events and development events
  • Update vehicles with latest production intent components
  • Assist with the resolution of requirement /components or system issues
  • Supports bench and other development activities
  • Support assembly plant problem resolution process
  • Report the customer voice when communicating internally
  • Monitor the evolution of the customer milestones and report accordingly
  • Coordinate necessary communication meetings with Customer and any other related suppliers
  • Identify, report and facilitate the processing of change requests

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering
  • Ability to travel to meetings (mainly US)
  • Ability to work in dynamic working environment
  • Experience in Automotive industry is a plus
  • Ability to work in globally distributed project team
  • Organizational skills, Initiative and communication skills, self-motivated3-5 years of engineering experience in automobile industry
  • Experience with Vector CAN tools, Flexray communication
  • Experience working on ADAS or laser scanner technology is preferred
  • Fluent communication (written and spoken) in English & German is a plus


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