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HTF - Core Lidar Engineer 46834 (JK3) in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 1/15/2019

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Job ID: 46834

Core Lidar Engineer - Active Safety

Core Lidar Engineer - Active Safety Position Description:

  •  We bring engineering ideas to life. 
  • In Product Development, we make driving more exciting, enjoyable and sustainable. 
  • Safety Electronics team designs and develops hardware and functional models that provide Best in Class behavior for features like Adaptive Cruise Control, Automatic Emergency Braking, Cross Traffic Alert, Active Park Assist and 360 Camera Systems. 
  • This position is focused on the development of new LIDAR sensor for advanced DAT features. 
  • We are seeking to add high quality people to the team rather than trying to squeeze engineers into a specific role.

Skills Required:

  • Develop specifications for new DAT Lidar. 
  • Develop and oversee test methods and plans for developments of new Lidar. 
  • Comply with Robustness Engineering Disciplines (Functional Safety, Quality History, P – Diagram, FMEA, etc) 
  • Apply six sigma and 8D issue resolution processes 
  • Conduct validation testing on components and subsystems on bench and at the breadboard and vehicle level. 
  • Support the Sourcing Process (investment, piece price and tooling cost reviews) 
  • Release parts through the product life cycle
  • Support Change Control meetings 
  • Identify validation, durability and functional tests required. 
  • Define and verify engineering prototype requirements at part level. 
  • Review/manage program design change requests. 
  • Support prototype and vehicle launches. 
  • Give technical assistance to supplier through the Supplier Engagement Process.

Experience Required:

  • 3 years’ experience developing complex hardware in automotive or related field

Experience Preferred:

  • Strong understanding and application of engineering disciplines (engineering specifications, design validation, failure mode analysis, 8D, six sigma, etc.)
  • Masters in Engineering or other advanced degree 
  • Experience in safety systems 
  • CAD packaging experience and/or experience in CATIA and Team Center 
  • Operational knowledge of desktop productivity and CAD software 
  • Understanding of production processes 
  • Ability to quickly learn the job (with mentoring from others) 
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate and interact with others, both oral and written 
  • Ability to interface with many activities and champion issue resolution 
  • Knowledgeable about ADAS functionality 
  • Understanding / experience with the design & development of automotive electrical features 
  • Knowledgeable about signal transfer and mechanical-electrical interfaces 
  • Understanding of vehicle electrical systems and electrical design/development process. 
  • Understanding of circuit design and worst case circuit analysis. 
  • Familiar with CAN networking tools, diagnostic protocols, and trouble shooting

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace or Control Systems

Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!          

We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

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