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Design Lead (Automotive Electronics)

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Farmington, MI
$110,000 - $125,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Feb 02, 2018
Job ID
Design Lead (Automotive Electronics) - MI
Farmington, MI

We are looking for a Design Lead for one of our clients which is a tier one automotive supplier and well known for their services across the globe. This client provides long-term stability and the opportunity to work on exciting, emerging technologies. In this role you will act as a Design Owner and will be responsible for leading the product development team for the development of automotive safety products.they work on most innovative technology and because of that they are growing at a faster rate and so here is the opportunity to be a part of this growing organization.

Responsibilities of the Design Lead
  • Lead the product development team (which includes the members from hardware, software, product assurance, and algorithm groups )for the development of automotive safety products.
  • Read and interpret customer specifications and ensure that these requirements are documented and incorporated into the product design.
  • Deliver the product specifications, DFMEA and DVP&R.
  • Ensure that the design meets all the requirements by test and analysis coverage validation.
  • Collaborate for the development of Mechanical, Electrical, Algorithm, and Software specifications
  • Ensure the proper internal processes and procedures are followed while working with the Line Managers.
  • Coordinate parts procurement for mock up builds (development/characterization).
  • Provide development work plan to Project Manager.
  • Assist Project Manager with deliverables and participate in design reviews
  • Troubleshoot technical issues associated with customer and product demands.
  • Liaison between customer and product development team

Qualifications of the Design Lead
  • Bachelor's Degree with 7+ years of experience in automotive electronics and/or embedded systems.
  • Experience as a lead-level engineer, taking electronic module design projects through the full development life-cycle.
  • Strong background in design, manufacture and/or testing of automotive safety products is a plus.
  • Ability to understand newest technology in test vehicles, and comfortable driving such vehicles for extensive testing.
  • Ability and knowledge of applying advanced engineering principles, theories, and concepts for the development of automotive safety systems

Compensation of the Design Lead
Salary Range:  $110,000-125,000/year, depending on experience

Type:  Direct
Location:  Farmington, MI
Travel: As required 
Relocation assistance:  Subject to review
Visa sponsorship:  Subject to review

Keywords-BS, "B.S.", Bachelor, engineering, design, "product design", "product development", Lead, Leader, "automotive safety products", DFMEA, DVP&R