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Senior Applications Engineer

bw_wordkay_placeAuburn Hills - Michigan - USA

bw_wordkay_timeJan 13, 2020

bw_wordkay_optionFull time


General Description:

Lead the engineering interface with customers – be the focal point for the coordination of all activities

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Develop BW 4WD/AWD/BEV torque transfer system product specifications
  • Present system performance and obtain concurrence from customer
  • Ensure the deliverables & timing are clearly defined and communicated to the organization 
  • Track product design/development to specification & present conformance status to customers - negotiate BW agreed pass criteria
  • Work with BW Engineering groups to ensure products conform to specifications
  • Participate in customer product design team meetings - negotiate customer commitments & dates with support/concurrence of BW Sales 
  • Maintain customer action items list and manage commitments to ensure customer needs are met 
  • Coordinate design technical reviews and submission of deliverables such as math data & drawings in line with key program dates
  • Participate in test trips with customers – coordinate development & calibration of controls
  • Resolve customer field problems & report on test incidents
  • Participate in validation teardowns
  • Demonstrate new technology

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • BS - Mechanical Engineering (required)
  • Plus minor or other training in electrical engineering (preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years of powertrain engineering experience (required)
  • Applications/systems engineering experience (preferred)
  • Experience with working with customers (required)
  • Experience with working with Automotive OEMs (preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (required)
  • Excellent presentation skills (required)
  • Excellent negotiation skills (required)

Key Competencies

  • Action Oriented
  • Customer Focus
  • Organizational Agility
  • Learning On The Fly
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Conflict Management
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Informing
  • Interpersonal Savvy

Equal Employer Opportunity Statement

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