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Powertrain Application Engineer

bw_wordkay_placeYokohama - Japan

bw_wordkay_timeJan 03, 2020

bw_wordkay_optionFull time



  • Explanation and presentation of BW products relative to product function and performance to the customer.
  • Explanation and presentation of OEM product relative to product function and performance to BW organization.
  • Explanation and presentation of BW software, controls and electronics to the customer.
  • Identification and documentation of customer deliverables and needs (function, timing, expectations) and communicating those back to BW organization
  • Identification and clarification of customer requirement
  • Maintain open issues list and compliance matrix throughout projects
  • Coordinate and support customer technical design reviews
  • Support development of product test plans and review of test results with customer to obtain acceptance.
  • Support prototype and production builds at the customer, including flashing of ECU’s using various tools.
  • Support vehicle test trips and bench testing with customer.
  • Troubleshooting of vehicle electrical issues.
  • Acquisition and analysis of vehicle data and CAN log files.
  • Support resolution of field problems and test incidents.

[EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (Minimum Qualifications)]

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required (Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent degree)
  • Minimum of 5 years related automotive powertrain experience required-

                 - Powertrain calibration experience required

                 - Application/system engineering experience preferred.

  • Experience with working with Japanese Automotive OEM’s required
  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication (verbal and written) skills required.
  • Proficient in English and Japanese language required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required
  • Excellent presentation skills required
  • Excellent negotiations skills required
  • Knowledge of Automotive SPICE, AUTOSAR, APQP, DFMEA, Root Cause Analysis preferred
  • Knowledge of Functional Safety (ISO26262) preferred


  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Action Oriented
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Customer Focus
  • Informing
  • Conflict Management
  • Dealing with Ambiguiity
  • Organizational Agility


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