Principal Engineer - Mechatronics

Troy, Michigan – Movement Search & Delivery    is working with a leading tier one automotive supplier.  Due to their growth, they have a newly opened position for a Principal Engineer – Mechatronics 

What you will do: The Principal Engineer – Mechtronics provides technical expertise on motors, controls, and power electronics for electric drivetrains in hybrid electric and battery electric medium and heavy commercial vehicles. The position completes trade studies evaluating various motor types and axle architectures, defines specifications for motors, actuators, sensors, and electronics, and writes statements-of-work for motors, controls, and power electronics suppliers and manage outsourced supplier activity. The role supports the development of mechatronic technology roadmap and commercialization plans, uses analysis tools to iterate solutions that optimize system performance and component contributions, and supports strategy development for outsourcing versus insourcing of controls software. Additionally, the Principal Engineer – Mechantronics stays abreast of new technology and competitive products.

What you will need: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Experience in a mechatronics or electrical engineering role with experience leading and implementing complex mechatronic systems. Experience leading and implementing complex mechatronic systems. Understanding of hybrid and battery electric systems in commercial vehicles. Understanding of the engineering theory and principles of complex systems, including mechanical systems, geared systems, electromechanical devices, electric traction motors, and electrical control units preferred. Good understanding of the capability and application of various analytical tools including MIL/SIL/HIL methods preferred. Ability to travel up to 20%.

What we offer: Honest and transparent representation to our clients…  it’s what we do.

If you have ALL of the required qualifications for this position and are skeptical about sending in a resume to someone you have never spoken with, give us a call. We try to rise above the recruiting rhetoric by giving our contact information in order to provide you as much information as possible. We go to great lengths to work directly with the hiring managers for the positions we represent so our job descriptions truly reflect the needs of the organization.

Please send your resume and current compensation to:

Greg Giltner
[email protected]
(Yes, this email goes directly to a real person)
(248) 297-5305