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Sr. Engineer

Location: Harrodsburg, Kentucky, United States
Job ID: R0001959
Date Posted: Apr 6, 2021
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

Job Summary:

The primary responsibility of this position is to support the development of automotive embedded electronic control unit hardware. The duties include supporting analog and digital circuit design through analysis and simulation, EMC design including the support for PCB layout, EMC test plan development, troubleshooting EMC anomalies, product specification negotiation, hardware-in-the-loop testing, overseeing the testing of prototypes, and following the development through to production.  In addition, the position will be responsible for supporting the root cause analysis of modules returned by the customer during the development stage. In addition to the technical attributes of the position, there are also leadership responsibilities.  This includes leading and mentoring the efforts of engineers who are responsible for sub-project activities. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans and manages activities for multiple projects to ensure goals or objectives are accomplished within a prescribed time frame by performing any combination of all essential duties and responsibilities.
  • Works directly with customer engineers, and team members, to negotiate some product requirements.
  • Responsible for working with customer engineers to ensure that program goals are met, schedules are maintained, and problems encountered during the development process are satisfactorily resolved. 
  • Works with, and leads, other project team members and design engineers, in resolving issues related to the design of the electronic hardware. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Have the ability to lead and mentor lesser experienced engineers;
  • Have experience interfacing with customers;
  • Be able to coordinate program activities with team members at remote sites
  • Have embedded H/W design experience for automotive applications;
  • Design experience with both analog and digital circuits is mandatory;
  • Have experience coordinating and facilitating several small projects and/or one major project.
  • Possess the ability to work independently with minimal direction is required as are strong/effective verbal and written communication skills. 

Education:  Bachelor or masters degree in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering.

Experience:  Minimum of 5-7 years applicable experience in automotive ECU development.  Job level determined by various factors such as organization size, responsibility, career stage, and capabilities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  leading and mentoring the efforts of engineers who are responsible for sub-project activities. 

Working conditions:

  • Physical Demands: Required to sit or stand for long periods of time. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Have ability to work 40 – 60 hours per week.
  • Travel: Domestic and international may be required as needed. The candidate will occasionally need to travel to multiple global locations to support project development.

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

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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