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Electrical Engineer

Auburn Hills, Michigan Contract Job ID: 1910103185
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Electrical Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI.

  • Designs electrical systems by developing and testing components.
  • Evaluates electrical systems, products, components, and applications by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of electricity and materials.
  • Confirms systems and components capabilities by designing testing methods; testing properties.
  • Develops electrical products by studying customer requirements; researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials.
  • Develops manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for building and assembling electrical components; soliciting observations from operators.
  • Assures product quality by designing electrical testing methods; testing finished products and system capabilities.
  • Prepares product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Provides engineering information by answering questions and requests internally and externally.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations.
  • Keeps equipment operational by following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; requesting repair service.
  • Maintains product data base by entering data.
  • Completes projects by training and guiding technicians.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional engineering societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Develop module specifications, FMEAs, test specifications and source packages.
  • Design and/or verify circuit designs.
  • Lead / participate in issue resolution activities during development, vehicle launch, and/or warranty periods.
  • Support effort to incorporate module(s) into FCA vehicle electrical systems.
  • Work with supplier on new module package designs to conform to FCA vehicle under hood and interior environments.
  • Lead or participate in teams to develop the required vehicle function control requirements that are incorporated into the controllers.
  • Prototype possible cost saving or development issue solutions in hardware and/or software in conjunction with suppliers.
  • Lead / participate in technical coordination meetings and trips to supplier for component technical reviews.
  • Release component(s) into FCA releasing system. 
  • Support activities with corporate supplier quality and purchasing areas.
  • Support corporate quality in the areas of plant and field issue resolution.


  • B.S.E.E. or related degree.
  • 1-5 years Automotive Electronics Experience or Recent Graduate with Co-op or Summer Internship Experience
  • Self-starter
  • Possess outstanding interpersonal and critical thinking skills. 
  • Ability to work in team environment, within FCA and with supplier teams.
  • B.S.E.E. or related degree.
  • 1-5 years Automotive Electronics Experience or Recent Graduate with Co-op or Summer Internship Experience
  • Self-starter
  • Possess outstanding interpersonal and critical thinking skills. 
  • Ability to work in team environment, within FCA and with supplier teams.
Preferred Requirements: 
  • 5-10 years with Electronic Module or Automotive Experience
  • Masters Degree
  • Component releasing experience desirable.
  • Experience with electronic module design, specifically embedded electronics desirable
  • Powertrain subsystem or vehicle systems experience a plus
  • Thermal management, electronic packaging background for power electronics desirable
  • Familiarity with microcontroller design desirable.
  • Familiarity / experience in specifying or designing control system algorithms for inclusion in purchased electronic controllers.
  • Familiarity / experience with embedded software design desirable.
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit www.pdstech.com

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