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Location: Greenfield, Indiana, United States
Job ID: 323
Date Posted: Mar 13, 2024
Segment: Astemo
Business Unit: Hitachi Astemo
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Greenfield, LLC
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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We recruit and develop people from diverse backgrounds who can bring their skills and experience to our organization and make us even more effective. Own the Future and become a part of the team. We have a current career opportunity as a:Senior Mechanical Engineer

Location: Greenfield, IN, USAIn this role, under the supervision of the Engineering Manager, will support technology development for Mechanical electronic controllers at Hitachi Astemo America. This position will be responsible for understanding customer system requirements and then working with a global engineering team to design/develop an inverter/power control unit to meet customer needs. This role work plan is hybrid structure (2-3 days on-site).Job Summary:

Lead and/or support technology development activities for new xEV Inverter business in Hitachi Astemo Americas
Plans and manage activities for multiple projects to ensure goals or objectives are accomplished within a prescribed timeframe.
Receive, evaluate, and utilize customer engineering requirements and work with global team to provide optimum inverter design for each application.
Facilitate accurate & timely inverter program technical communication between OEM customers to the US / Japan design teams, Hitachi manufacturing sites, and suppliers.
Participate with Hitachi US & Japan Design Engineering organizations in the original design / existing design improvements / performance validation / production launch activities of xEV inverters for various automotive powertrain products applications.
Create and/or oversee other technical specifications as needed for product design.
Provide as needed on-site support to the internal and external inverter manufacturing sites for various engineering duties during sample and mass production timing.
Support various types of product pricing, quoting, and cost investigation activities.
Prepare various types of technical data / information documents using industry standard PC based software programs (i.e.: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, CAD, CAE, etc.)
Research and develop state-of-the-art engineering design solutions and manufacturing technologies used in automotive inverters.
Support product validation testing, prototype build and test, and other engineering deliverables in the development phase of product life cycle.
Other Duties as Assigned.Qualifications:Knowledge skills and abilities:

Promote and carry out the Hitachi Core Values.
Make sound business decisions, exercise good judgment, and be highly motivated.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, high level of accuracy.
Confer with and prepare reports for upper management and possibly other Hitachi companies.
Interact with various levels of associates.
Analyze technology, resource needs, market demand, and confers with all departments to assess feasibility of projects.
Maintain knowledge of all processes, procedures, and equipment within Engineering.
Mechanical knowledge of the design, use, repair and maintenance of machines and tools actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Strong Project leadership skills.
High level technical problem-solving skills.
High level interpersonal skills to collaborate internally and externally.

Education:

Minimum BSME degree.


Experience:

Minimum 5 years practical work experience designing automotive powertrain components (drive Inverters preferred).
Possess experience with 3-D CAD creation and 2-D drawing creation.
Possess experience with Mechanical CAE (thermal, structural, etc.)
Understanding of electrified vehicle system and integration.
Experience interfacing with customers and/or suppliers to explain technical documents/drawings/information.
Experience managing projects from concept through execution.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

Will not supervise associates.


Working conditions:


Physical Demands:

Required to sit or stand for long periods of time.
Occasional overtime will be required.
Factory Setting with Noise.
May occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
Carrying equipment up and down stairs.
Visual Ability to work accurately with detailed information and a computer screen.
Standing walking and bending for duration of workday.
Carrying equipment up and down stairs.
Full Motor Skills.


Travel:

Some domestic and international travel may be required up to 20%.
Must have a valid driver's license.


Why Hitachi Astemo?

At Hitachi Astemo, Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit are practiced values -- we respect each other, never pass the buck and work creatively to accomplish our mission.Our people are given exciting opportunities to develop and grow in a truly international business, where they are proud to be part of a collaborative and innovative team. Diversity & Inclusion is valued to build and leverage an inclusive work environment and embrace diversity to unlock our full potential. We believe that this will give us the strength to drive great innovations to create new values for people, vehicles and the society, and to unlock our full potential to become a global leader in everything we do.

Sound Interesting? Then we would like to get to know you. Apply online via our career site - we look forward to receiving your application! ASTEMO.CAREER.OPPORTUNITIES


Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

To apply, email resume to: [email protected].

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