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Lead Engineer - ECOE

Job Description

Garrett Motion Electrification Center of Excellence is looking for an talented Lead Engineer - Electric Product Development to coordinate the development of new electric products.

Garrett Motion Electrification Center of Excellence is charged with creating complex electric solutions to meet increasingly stringent automotive regulations while still satisfying customer demands for performance and drivability. We are building a world class group that designs, develops and launches state of the art electric machines coupled to our market leading technologies in turbocharger, fuel cell compressors, as well as other innovative products. These products will span vehicles from passenger cars to heavy duty commercial vehicles and include conventional and hybrid powertrains as well as fully electric vehicles. By leveraging our aerospace and motorsports experience and heritage with high-power / high-speed electric motor technology, we lead the world in automotive boosting electrification and broaden the product range into new applications. Garrett Motion has launched the first automotive production high speed electric turbo-compressor that not only includes one of the most power dense motors, it is also the first automotive use of air bearings. To continue this momentum, we are growing our agile team of global experts to lead new technology development.

The Lead Engineer oversees development of cutting-edge new electric products in high performance electric powertrain systems. This position serves as a key technical interface between our development team and external partners. You will take the lead on technical co-ordination and risk assessment; including electronics, controls, and software. Then, working with the team, conceive innovative solutions to meet requirements from concept up to mass production.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the engineering teams to develop a robust product comprising electric machine, power electronics and embedded software, compliant with customer specifications
  • Lead customer communication with thorough understanding of product design to evaluate and specify capabilities & performance expectation.
  • Complete product ownership, including HW configuration and change management.
  • Analyze and clarify stakeholder requirements with internal and cross functional teams.
  • Be the key technical interface with suppliers & cross functional teams to ensure alignment of development activities, design for manufacture, and to achieve program milestones. Cascade actions to individual owners.
  • Failure analysis with clear problem synthesis and robust solution proposals.
  • Project development and scheduling responsibility for technical deliverables meeting specifications & timing, whilst clearly defining project goals, and address critical gaps based on experience.
  • Achieve cost target realization, develop should cost with sourcing team, and maintain project budget. Forecast future project budget needs.
  • Intelligent risk assessment and mitigation
  • Learn and develop Garrett Motion engineering processes, whilst promoting and implementing current technology standards.
  • Contribute to a team work focused approach and provide guidance to select and realize the best solution.
  • Support internal and customer test and validation
  • Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s in electrical engineering or related degree
  • 8 or more years working experience in automotive electrical/electronic product development
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience program/project managing large systems development programs
  • A proven track record of delivering products to production
  • Experience in development of inverters for automotive applications
  • Proven experience in leading an engineering team directly or matrix
  • Good understanding of functional safety acc. to ISO26262
  • Good understanding of automotive system requirements for electric products, V-cycle development process, ASPICE.
  •  Advantageous

  • Deep technical domain expertise (M.S., PhD or work experience) in electric machines/power electronics/controls
  • Experience with highly integrated electric drive systems
  • PMP Certification
  • Automotive SPICE certification
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