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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company Novi, MI

Novi, MI
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Job Title: Electrical Engineer II
Location: Novi MI

This position will work on system-level engineering and electrical problem analysis for automotive infotainment systems.
Common tasks will include creations of validation plans to test various radio features, detail electrical systems, issue analysis,
understanding electrical schematic and block diagram of the system, supporting the customer with issue investigations at the customer sites.
Communicate issues to the main office clearly and with full documentation.
Understanding and analysis of specifications are a must as well as investigating issues related to the specifications.
Testing internally and support of customer testing and different sites.
Required tasks include vehicle test and more focus on BT/WiFi and Android based embedded systems.
This position requires almost daily communication with the customer.

Major responsibilities of the position are listed below. To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to execute each essential duty satisfactorily.
Other duties, assignments and specific projects may be assigned at the discretion of management.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Capture and analyze in-vehicle bus data such as GMLAN, LIN, and MOST.
* Capture and analyze internal bus data such as I2C and UART.
* Work with OEM customers to define specifications and negotiate requirements when necessary.
* Communicate analysis results and customer requirements to the core engineering team in Japan.
* Prepare and support design review and technical review meetings with OEM customers for system-level engineering issues.
* Work on and negotiate environmental validation plans with customer therefore validation requirement understanding is required
* Testing and investigation of issues at customer sites when required

Supervisory Responsibility:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Software Engineering (or related technical field), Experience working with GM in an electrical, software, or systems role.
Hands-on GMLAN experience and familiarity with GMLAN principles such as power moding, DTCs, and end-of-line programming.
Understand environmental validation requirements. Must be able to understand electrical schematics and block diagrams.
Hands-on knowledge of electrical debugging tools such as oscilloscopes, voltmeters, etc.
Previous experience with infotainment products (radios, navigation, amplifier, etc.)

SKILLS Spreadsheet software and Design software. Proficient with MS Excel, Word, Power Point, and Project.

Competency Group #1: Personal / Interpersonal Skills
Exceeding Customer Expectations -Provides timely and professional service to both internal and external customers; is responsive to customer needs and requests; is always courteous to the customer and considers the needs of the customer when making decisions. Has sufficient knowledge of products and services, builds rapport, and helps customers enthusiastically; communicates well with customers and follows up as necessary; is always professional and represents the organization positively.
Communicating Effectively -Shares information. Listens and involves others. Clearly conveys ideas in a manner that engages others and helps them understand and retain the message. Changes interpersonal style and approach based on circumstance or audience; works hard with all kinds of people and workgroups; does not judge others.
Accountability - Takes accountability for his/her actions and their consequences, both good and bad, owns mistakes and uses them as opportunities for learning and development.
Building Fostering Teamwork-Is an honest and dependable team player who contributes to group collaboration and consensual decision making and shows empathy and respect for others. Builds and maintains good working relationships.
Competency Group #2: Work Results
Delivers High Quality Results- Effectively organizes and balances tasks and priorities. Delivers on commitments; finishes tasks on time and critically reviews work to ensure quality and accuracy.
Continuous Improvement-Uses formal and informal tools and techniques to achieve operational excellence. Maintains a constant focus on efforts to improve performance, quality and efficiency of work processes.

Competency Group #3: Job Specific Expertise
Applies Job-Specific Expertise- Understands and masters the skills, knowledge, and tasks associated with his/her job; effectively applies specialized knowledge and skills to perform daily work tasks.
Profession Specific Competencies-Technical
Solving Complex Problems- Thinks through complex problems and information using traditional and innovative approaches to identify effective solutions. Breaks down large problems into smaller, more manageable components; identifies key factors that influence the viability of different solutions; clarifies information needed to solve problems. Anticipates, detects, and prevents problems using a variety of methods and approaches.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.