Project Manager (Brake Electronics)

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Farmington, MI
$90,000 - $125,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 04, 2017
Job ID
Project Manager (Brake Electronics)
Farmington, MI

Job Summary of the Project Manager (Brake Electronics)

A client of ours in Michigan,, a cutting edge developer of automotive technology, is growing due to years of successful business and looking for a Project Manager to work on their cutting edge brake-by-wire systems.  In this position, you’ll manage key component development projects and serve as a technical lead for brake control key component application within quality, time and cost constraints.  There are two key areas of responsibilities for this position: management of component development with suppliers (PPAPs) and serving as a technical lead for questions specific to the electronics.  
This is a stable, growing company that is offering significant future opportunities to break into new technologies.  They are working with the latest and greatest innovations in the automotive field such as active safety, brake-by-wire, and automated driving. 

Responsibilities of the Project Manager (Brake Electronics)
  • Generate Component Technical Requirement Specification
  • Interface with application teams to ensure component specifications meet OEM and internal system requirements
  • Support Component Quote activities and selection process
  • Execute development of components in accordance with the design process.
  • Act as the primary interface for management, project teams, and business development concerning component status, timing, and issue resolution
  • Conduct supplier design reviews
  • Support supplier DFMEA reviews.
  • Coordinate component level testing to ensure system compatibility
  • Lead development and escalated production component issue resolution
  • Review SREA change package and provide support to change teams globally
  • Provide application team support
  • Provide FA investigation support

Qualifications of the Project Manager (Brake Electronics)
  • BSEE with 10+ years of experience in automotive electronics development.
  • Background as a technical lead or main liaison with suppliers.
  • Knowledge of circuit-based electronics (analog and digital) for automotive systems.
  • Experience with off-the-shelf automotive ICs (such as ASSP).
  • Background in automotive processes/systems such as quality management systems, circuit development process, FMEA, FTS, PPAP, and/or functional safety.
  • Knowledge of lab equipment including Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, Function Generators, semiconductor Parameter Analyzers, etc will be a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Compensation of the Project Manager (Brake Electronics)
Salary Range:  $90,000-125,000/year, depending on experience

Location: Southeast MI
Type:  Direct
Travel:  Minimal
Relocation Assistance:  Subject to review
Visa Sponsorship:  H1B transfers only. NO OPT will be considered

Knowledge of the following areas may be helpful: ASSP, "Analog Circuit", "Digital Circuit", FMEA, FTS, PPAP, "functional safety", Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, Function Generators, Semiconductor Parameter Analyzers