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Engineer I (Chassis System Design)

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Location: Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States
Job ID: 44917
Date Posted: Mar 10, 2020
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering
Job Type (Experience Level): New Graduate
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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Simple Scope as follows:


  • Mechanical Design Engineer – Chassis: Suspension / Brake / Prop / Steering. Continued business expansion requires talent growth:  
    • Design engineer responsible for mechanical underbody chassis components for suspension dampers, brake calipers, steering gears and rear axle propeller shafts.  Activities to include mechanical design, virtual and physical validation activities and product life cycle management interfacing with customer, manufacturing , program management and sales for the respective design engineering elements.
    • Job rotations to include product design, validation testing and manufacturing activities at the engineering technical center and manufacturing sites in North America.
    • Tunable hardware chassis components such as steering, damper and brake calipers include in vehicle development experience at in house and customer test facilities to achieve target vehicle dynamic performance characteristics. 

  •  Systems Design Engineer – Target support for Suspension / Brake / Steering Transition to AD/ADAS and system activities for Steering / Brake / Susp requires continue talent growth in systems engineering: 
    • Advancement of adaptive driver assistance systems has driven the electrification of chassis mechanical vehicle subsystems.
    • Systems engineer has the responsibility for managing the interface function of the mechanical, electrical and controls and ensuring operation meets target specifications.
    • Engineer will lead activities for system functional testing including both mechanical and electrical work plans and associated activities and communication with respective internal and customer teams.
    • Support ECU activities for flash, debug, on vehicle trouble code verification and in vehicle operation performance evaluation.
    • Job rotations to include product design, validation testing and manufacturing activities at the engineering technical center and manufacturing sites in North America. 
  •  Development / Test  / Validation Engineer– Target support for Suspension / Brake / Prop / Steering. Test lab expansion in braking and steering require added engineering expertise and field activity in all disciplines require appropriate engineering talent: 
    • Engineer to work with System and product design engineers to develop, plan and execute design validation plan.
    • Test execution and verification of result with report generation.
    • Support laboratory technical staff in operation and programming of test equipment.
    • Develop automated techniques and scripts for repetitive testing for efficient and repeatable operations.
    • Experience to include rotation in manufacturing sites to understand validation activities on production scale and associated manufacturing techniques of products. 


Qualifications (Education, Skills and/or special Knowledge):


The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess a bachelor degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering (or similar discipline)
  • Have a minimum of 0-3 years applicable experience in related field
  • Have working knowledge and experience with APQP program management
  • Be proficient with
    • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • Microsoft Project
  • Experience with the following is desired, (not required)
  • CAD software (i.e. CATIA V5, Solidworks preferred)
  • Math software - Matlab/Simulink,
  • Programming Language - Visual Basic, C++
  • Statistical software – ie. Minitab

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