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Lead E-Drives Engineer

Company: Dana Corp
Location: Novi
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Dana is a world leader in providing power-conveyance and energy-management solutions for vehicles and machinery. The company's portfolio improves the efficiency, performance, and sustainability of light vehicles, commercial vehicles, and off-highway equipment. From axles, driveshafts, and transmissions to electrodynamic, thermal, sealing, and digital solutions, the company enables the propulsion of conventional, hybrid, and electric-powered vehicles by supplying nearly every vehicle and engine manufacturer in the world. Founded in 1904, Dana employs more than 36,000 people who are committed to delivering long-term value to customers. Based in Maumee, Ohio, USA, and with locations in 33 countries across six continents, the company reported sales of $8.1 billion in 2018. Having established a dynamic, high-performance culture, the company has been recognized globally as a top employer, with significant honors in Asia, India, Italy, Mexico, and the United States. Learn more at
As a Lead E-Drives Systems Engineer youwill beinvolved in all stagesof the life cycle of inverters, motors and other products for electrified drivetrains,from the architecture to the production, through the design and the validation.Youwill beat the forefrontto support thevarious production lines, around the globe.You will be part of a team involving experts from all fields, and will need to be imaginative and creativein order toensurethe efficiency and the quality of Dana electrification projects.

Key responsibilities (non-exhaustive):

Lead customer interactions for all aspects related to e-drives systems;
In accordance with the development phases, define the technical requirements of the systems in close collaboration with other departments and Dana global tech centers;
Lead systems engineering design reviews and produce related documentation;
Lead project execution and related resources following Design Reviews and Stage Gate processes;
Represent the companyas a technical expertwhen meeting with customers;
Participate and contribute to the implementation and updating of the design process, definition of requirements and technical specifications for e-drive systems;
Liaise with verification & validation departments ensuring full compliance versus overall requirements;
Manage and liaise with external service providers and other Dana electrification tech centers.

The Essentials

Bachelor's degreein electrical, mechanical or software engineering; master of science or PhD preferred;
Knowledge of electrodynamic systems (electric motors, inverters);
Strong knowledge on e-motor design and related manufacturing processes;
Experience in leading projects and systems/subsystems development;
Ability to work under pressure and in an environment with changing priorities;
5+ years of experiencein powertrain or e-powertrain systems;
Experience in the automotive industry, an asset;
Experience inautomotive functional safety according to ISO26262, an asset;
Experience in team and personnel management, an asset;
Demonstrated ability to document their work;
Ability to workinmultidisciplinary teams and in complex, matrix-structured organizations;
Innovative with a positive, can-do mindset and attitude;
Confident communicator who can build rapport quickly and influence at all levels;
Sound analytical and organizational skills with ability to prioritize effectively;
Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills required in English. Italian, French knowledge is a plus.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Dana Corp, Novi , Lead E-Drives Engineer, Engineering , Novi, Michigan

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