Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with relevant experience
Automotive electrified powertrain transmission design experience
Experience with software programs such as Masta or Romax
We are seeking an experienced geartrain design leader and engineering contributor. The candidate selected for this position will be responsible for leading the design and development of transmissions used in electrified powertrain solutions. The ideal candidate will have prior experience with a full product cycle of design, development, and productionizing of similar transmissions, including experience with gear/system design software programs such as Masta or Romax. The candidate will work on a powertrain team including motor, inverter, controller, thermal, system, and software engineers. This position will interface with cross-functional teams including validation, manufacturing, and purchasing.
Key Functions & Responsibilities of the Transmission Design Expert – eDrive Programs
Lead the design and development of a transmission for an electrified powertrain system
Lead design of entire internal details; candidate should have specific experience with gear geometry design and system lubrication and cooling
Lead optimization of system performance versus cost
Develop transmission verification and validation requirements
Develop relevant product requirements leading to manufacturing of initial prototypes and production systems
Provide expertise on prototyping techniques and production manufacturing
Support development of system requirements; capability to lead system development with programs such as Masta or Romax is a benefit
Provide design directions to CAD personnel and develop solutions to existing problems
Coordinate with vendors and/or customers to devise alternative solutions for performance while maintaining and/or reducing the cost of the product.
Lead product design analysis while developing innovative technologies/ideas, creating technical drawings, validating and testing design concepts, diagnosing and correcting deficiencies.
Required Experience, Skills & Abilities of the Transmission Design Expert – eDrive Programs
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with 5+ years of relevant experience
Master’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with 3+ years of relevant experience
Automotive electrified powertrain transmission design experience, strong in gear geometry design
Design work with an electrified powertrain of a vehicle OEM, Tier 1, or major global design house on a production program
Engineering theory and principles of design
Empirical verification of transmission design performance
Engineering processes and controls
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
Manufacturing processes and controls
Experience with software programs such as Masta or Romax, for electrified powertrain gear/system design
Experience with full design-to-production product cycle of electrified powertrain transmissions
Experience with electrified powertrain system environments and duty cycles
Intellectual property attainment is a plus
Professional organization participation and industry publication authorship
Interested and qualified candidates for the Transmission Design Expert – eDrive Programs position should submit their resume and qualified applicants will be contacted to move forward in the process.