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Senior Electrical Systems Validation Engineer

Company: American Axle and Manufacturing
Location: Detroit
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

At AAM, the POWER is in our people. We believe that an equitable and inclusive workplace benefits everyone and that the diversity of our Associates drives creativity and innovation. Our global team of associates is made of dreamers, doers and innovators who are Bringing the Future Faster by Delivering POWER for a safer, brighter and more sustainable tomorrow. As a member of , you'll get to make a difference on day one. You'll have the opportunity to grow, embrace challenges, build your skills and bring your authentic self to work every day, all while helping to shape the future of mobility for AAM and the world.Job Posting TitleSenior Electrical Systems Validation EngineerJob Description SummaryAAM is looking for a Senior Electrical Systems Validation Engineer to join our team.Job Description

  • Responsible for the engineering development project DVP&R.
  • Ensure every product requirement has linked tests cases with the use of IBM Doors toolset.
  • Collaborates with system and test engineers on required test cases, loads, instrumentation, and fixturing.
  • Plan and prioritize the power electronics subsystem level test plan with system engineers and project managers. Testing will include LV & HV electrical, electronics, mechanical, software, cooling & lubrication, NVH, EMC and functional safety elements.
  • Performs reliability and Duty Cycle Analysis (DCLA) to AAM documented procedures, as well as defining procedures where gaps exist. Providing consistent reporting of conclusions linking a DCLA to a particular Test Order, Road Load Data, and customer or AAM internal requirements.
  • Support data acquisition activities both internally and with customers. Provides Electrical, software and Controls support to the testing test via CAN tools as well as WW electrical interface.
  • Ensure consistency of standard tests, methods, and sample sizes across the platform of products.
  • Lead development of non-standard tests as required.
  • Ensure adequate inspection and documentation of prototypes that will be used for verification. This includes limit samples within PCBA circuits that align with the testing purpose.
  • Coordinate and track supplier DVP&R's for purchased components such as PCBA's, IC Chips, motors, inverters, etc.
  • Report DVP&R timing, part availability & test status to launch and leadership teams as needed.
  • Compile documentation of post-test results, organize post-test measurement and inspections to demonstrate IPC-A-610 compliance.
  • Author customer level test reports documenting the test conditions, part level, & failure mode. Evaluation of the test to the customer requirement and present conclusions regarding the acceptability of the test results.
  • Support customer validation activities including responding to vehicle test incidents or PRTS issues. Investigate part history, usage, and test conditions of incidents and participate in the post test tear-down, root cause determination, corrective actions, and writing PRTS responses.
  • Ensures the project DVP&R is successfully executed in accordance with AAM PDP milestones and customer signoff is achieved.Required Skills and Education
    • Bachelors degree in engineering
    • 5+ years of demonstrated verification experience electronic PCBA's for automotive products. This includes low and high voltage electrical, electronics, mechanical, and SW elements.
    • Root cause & failure mode analysis experience
    • Knowledge of general test lab equipment (dynos, linear and rotary actuators, thermal chambers, vibration tables, HV battery simulators, LV power supplies, oscilloscopes, etc.)
    • Ability to author customer & internal test reports
    • Strong organization and communication skills
    • Excellent written and verbal skills
    • Proficiency with Canape, Doors, RTC, and Labview
    • Experience with ISO26262
    • Weibull analysis
    • IATF 16949:2016 & ASPICEAbout American Axle & Manufacturing As a leading global Tier 1 Automotive and Mobility Supplier, AAM (NYSE: AXL) designs, engineers and manufactures Driveline and Metal Forming technologies to support electric, hybrid and internal combustion vehicles. Headquartered in Detroit with nearly 80 facilities in 17 countries, AAM is bringing the future faster for a safer and more sustainable future. We work together to support our customers on global and regional platforms with a focus on quality, operational excellence and technology leadership. With our global footprint, we are committed to building an equitable and inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the unique voices of our diverse workforce. We are AAM. Move with us, and join . AAM will not discriminate against any Associate or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. AAM will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that Associates are treated equally during employment, without regard to their age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. For the Disabled Job Seeker: We offer reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled individuals who are applicants for employment. To request assistance or accommodations, please e-mail . AAM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters Please note that as per AAM policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that AAM will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Keywords: American Axle and Manufacturing, Detroit , Senior Electrical Systems Validation Engineer, Professions , Detroit, Michigan

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