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Power Electronics Engineer

The PRA Group Inc.
Livonia, Michigan, United States
November 25, 2016

Power Electronics Engineer - MI

Our Client, a 7 Billion dollar GLOBAL player, is one of the premier power electronics developers in the world. They are in a growth mode in SE Michigan and are looking for an experienced Sr. Electrical Engineer to support their business with the OEM’s here in Detroit. You will be responsible for full product development starting with the requirements document thru development and production. One of your core functions will be maintaining relationships and resolving technical issues between the design group and the OEM’s. This is an exceptional well established firm with high visibility and career growth opportunities locally, nationally and globally.


BSEE, MSEE or PhD or similar degree

6+ years of experience in design or applications

Hands on Power Electronic expertise is a MUST

HEV/PHEV/EV experience highly desirable

Expertise in automotive product development processes

Customer facing personality

Mandarin Language skills a PLUS


Work with the OEM’s RFI/RFQ to facilitate the creation systems requirements doc (SRD) and lead the full life cycle product development process with the offshore design team. With input on: the commercial impact; engineering assumptions and product demonstrations.

Product development leader/liason/technical expert. Leading the design review with OEM customer and global design teams with automotive product design quality standards (DFMEA etc.) Facilitate and conduct product testing in local engineering lab. Support the vehicle integration process. Negotiate technical specifications. Provide expertise in field application issue resolution.

Title: Sr. Electrical Engineer

Type: Direct hire

Compensation: commensurate- $95,000 - $130,000

Travel: 10%

Location: Farmington Hills/Livonia, MI

Relocation: Yes

Sponsorship: Subject to Review

Ref: 100815

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