Employment Opportunity

Job Code: GW-01252211410370
Salary Range: Up to $120K
Job Location: MI--
City: Grand Rapids    State: MI


The company's Fuel and Motion Control Systems division, a part of our Aerospace group, is 
currently seeking a Lead Engineer - Software & Electronic Controls Center of Excellence to 
join our team. This position will be based out of our either our Grand Rapids, MI or 
Southfield, MI office.

Position Overview:

The candidate selected for the role will lead electronic controls and architecture design 
activities during the development of systems and sub-systems, manage requirements and 
compliance, develop electronic architectures, develop designs, and perform system modeling 
& analysis.

You will lead internal design reviews and supplier reviews, provide testing and 
verification oversight for electronic system and motor control products at the Grand 
Rapids facility within the SwEC COE division of the company's industrial group.

This position reports to the Electrical Engineering Manager within the SwEC COE. 

Making what matters work at our company takes the passion of every employee around the 
world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, 
each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full 
potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:

    Develop and manage requirement specifications for controller level, board level, and 
components level, and associated verification specifications.
    Perform electronic development tasks like system architecture design/analysis and 
circuit design/analysis to ensure compliance of all functional, performance, and 
environmental requirements.
    Model and analyze electronic circuits and architectures using tools such as PSpice, 
    Research, recommend, innovate, architect, and evaluate new electronic technology and 
    Work with mechanical, electrical, software, firmware, test, motor, and specialty 
engineers to develop products.
    Manage assigned tasks to schedule and budget.
    Lead small development teams of up to 10 people
    Provide Technical lead roles such as customer interface, LRM SOW/Specification 
generation for components, material presentation for technical meetings
    Hands on hardware development and troubleshooting experience
    Prepare/review documents including cost estimates (NRE), project schedules, design and 
instruction specifications, operating manuals, and technical reports.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us 
unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

    Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution is required
    Minimum five (5) years of experience in design engineering with focus on electrical 
and/or electronic components
    Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within 
the future
    This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to 
the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons 
within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent 
Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
    No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 
50-mile radius of  Grand Rapids, MI will be considered.  Active Duty Military Service 
member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred qualifications:

    Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, or its equivalent, from an accredited 
    Minimum seven (7) years of experience in design engineering
    The ideal candidate will have hands on domain expertise in at least three of the 
following areas:
        Electronic Architecture Development
        Motion control system engineering and modeling techniques.
        Requirements development for systems and sub-systems
        Power electronics design for motor drives.
        Sensor interface design – (i.e. Potentiometer, RVDT/LVDT excitation and 
demodulation, etc).
        Motor knowledge for brushless DC, Switched Reluctance, brushed applications, AC 
        Power conversion (Active PFC topologies and design, Harmonic filtering 
    The ideal candidate will have hands on domain experience in at least one or more of 
the following areas:
        Analog and digital electronics circuit design and development
        Electronics packaging design
        Electromechanical actuator design.
        Electronic load management design
        Electronic System fault diagnostics and reporting
        Serial communication experience (RS422, RS232, CAN, ARINC429)
    Prior experience working in a regulated industry (i.e. aerospace, automotive, medical 

Position Criteria:

    Working knowledge of mechanical design principles
    Strong product design ability (Both new product & product modification)
    Advanced knowledge in engineering report and specification writing
    In-depth knowledge of mechanics of materials, statics, and dynamics
    Ability to make recommendations on product designs, strongly influence product costs, 
and capital investments.
    Ability to lead technical discussions and presentations for internal and external 
customers, including design reviews, non-advocate reviews and technical coordination 
    Thorough knowledge of product applications, product design techniques, engineering 
processes, and engineering standards.
    Familiar with government regulations and industry standards on design and operation of 
aviation ground fueling equipment

Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available - Yes