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EV High Voltage Heater Project Lead

Auburn Hills - Michigan - USA

Apr 30, 2022

Full time


EV High Voltage Heater Project Lead


As a EV High Voltage Heater Project Lead , you will be responsible for the development of our High Voltage Coolant Heater for Electrical Vehicles and Plug-In-Hybrid.  As part of Emissions, Thermal & Turbo Systems, you will work with OEM customers and a cross-functional global team (primarily USA, Spain, Germany, China) to ensure design, testing, validation, and development of our products. 


  • Functions as primary liaison between customer and all company technical activities, including hardware, software, and other product development teams.
  • Convert customer requirements documents into actionable tasks that prove conformance
  • Coordinate, track and execute validation testing with global team to ensure product conforms to customer specifications
  • Coordinate technical reviews and submission of deliverables in line with key program dates
  • Responsible for coordination of activities related to development and delivery of prototype products
  • Work according to ASPICE compliant processes
  • Act as lead for technical project management to ensure programs are flawlessly launched while maintaining customer action lists and ensuring customer needs are met
  • Lead problem resolution Team using the 8D method
  • To have a drive for results, enthusiasm and to be eager to learn
  • Other duties as assigned

Safety and Health – Responsible for completing required safety training, reporting, and correcting any unsafe practices as appropriate, completing work activities in a safe manner, and complying with safety and health requirements for respective position.


  • Bachelor's Degree or preferred Master’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 3 to 8 years related automotive technical experience. Climate control area preferred.
  • Experience with Polarion (preferred), Doors, Jira or equivalent
  • Experience with DFMEA and/or DRBFM
  • Experience in simulation (FEA and CFD) analysis and interpretation
  • Experience in product design or application engineering with customer interaction
  • Strong failure analysis and failure prevention skills
  • Experience with development of mechatronic system, preferably using High Voltage electronics
  • Willingness to learn and develop and be part of the shift to Electrical Vehicle


  • Strong understanding of product design concepts and processes
  • General understanding of drafting standards, including GD&T
  • Good understanding of OEM development process and deliverables, including completion of necessary documentation.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Results driven, self-motivated and work well in difficult situations and with all levels of management and engineering.
  • Strong Problem Resolution skills (8D, RedX, 6 Sigma,…)
  • Fluid and / or thermal dynamics experience
  • General knowledge of mechatronic subsystems, including mechanical, electronics, heat flow, diagnostics & control software, and serial data communication preferred


Action Oriented

Customer Focus

Learning on the Fly

Dealing with Ambiguity

Drive for Results

Timely Decision Making


Problem Solving

Interpersonal Savvy

Organizational Agility

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