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Senior Electrical Engineer, EV

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


As Senior Electrical Engineer, EV, you will function as the EV Project Design Engineer for our Blue Arc EV Solutions division in Plymouth, MI. The work you will accomplish in this role will be instrumental in shaping the future of how electric fleet vehicles are designed, built, and delivered.

Our Blue Arc team launched earlier this year and alongside a trio of initial product offerings - an industry-first commercial-grade purpose-built EV chassis; a fully reimagined from the ground-up all-electric Class 3 delivery walk-in van; and a fully portable, remote-controlled charging station, the Power Cube .

As Senior Electrical Engineer, you will be accountable for managing a variety of R&D pre-production design projects and bills of materials for Blue Arc's new EV product line.

Relocation assistance is available for non-local candidates.

Blue Arc EV Solutions - Launch Video

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What You'll Be Doing

  • Collaborating with other engineers on design and development of BlueArc's power cube product
  • Designing and implementing pre-production DC and AC power systems for electric vehicles
  • Producing electrical engineering documentation including schematic drawings, harness drawings, design manual content, and operation and troubleshooting guides
  • Developing engineering bills of materials that are complete, accurate, and delivered on-time
  • Providing broad electrical and mechanical expertise throughout the production of our electric vehicles
  • Processing approved engineering change requests and overseeing electrical system testing
  • Designing requirements, application reviews, and electrical engineering releases with suppliers
  • Developing test requirements and coordinating component and system testing
  • Performing analysis of vehicle electrical system testing results
  • Identifying and implementing electrical design improvement projects
  • Focusing on reducing costs and improving the performance of EVs coming off the line
  • Completing complex circuit analysis for electrical systems
  • Providing support to production, customer service, and end-user mechanics regarding vehicle electrical systems
  • Representing The Shyft Group/BlueArc at industry and technical conferences and forums
  • Supporting customers in launching EV vehicles
    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Technology, or related
    • 4+ years of electrical engineering experience working with power, power cubes, and green energy
    • Expertise in Medium Voltage/Low Voltage, microgrid, and energy storage
    • Strong CAD experience with an emphasis on 2D AutoCAD and 3D SolidWorks
    • Ability to read and understand blueprints, drawings, and components and parts specifications
    • Heavy-duty truck or motor vehicle industry experience
    • Strong electrical system troubleshooting and testing skills
    • Familiarity with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS)
    • Flexibility to travel when necessary to support the growth of BlueArc and represent company
      What Makes You Stand Out
      • Experience with facility energy management

        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified Individual with a Disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

        About The Shyft Group

        The Shyft Group (NASDAQ: SHYF) is North America's leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly and upfit for the commercial, retail and service specialty vehicle markets. The Shyft Group rebranded in 2020 to reflect a new focus on high-growth end markets to help ensure long-term profitable growth. Our new name and renewed focus reflect the action, speed, and agility we offer the commercial vehicle industry through our growing roster of dynamic brands - Blue Arc , Utilimaster , Royal Truck Body, DuraMag , Strobes-R-Us , Spartan RV Chassis, Red Diamond , and Builtmore.

Keywords: The Shyft Group, Detroit , Senior Electrical Engineer, EV, Professions , Plymouth, Michigan

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