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Electric Motor Lead Engineer

Company: Dana Corp
Location: Novi
Posted on: November 25, 2022

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

Reporting to a motor development team leader, this position will consist of developing new motors as well as working on variants of existing families.

Primary Duties:

  • Develop/Approve new motor configuration with electromagnetic engineers.

  • Develop/Approve Mechanical designs.

  • Review project requirements

  • Review/Approve design validation plan

  • Support Test engineers during validation phases.

  • Interface with project and program managers

  • Monitor costs of the assemblies at different maturity levels.

  • Receive/Process engineering change request

  • Stay up to date with new technologies applicable to electric motors.

  • Prepare/Approve DFMEA's

  • Communicate with other teams and departments.

  • Support and Dispatch work to senior team members.

  • Participate on various Engineering and Quality teams.


    • Must have a 4-year degree (Bachelors) in mechanical engineering.

    • Must have experience in automotive product development

    • Must have prior experience with rotating and electric product.

    • Must possess excellent mechanical aptitude and creativity.

    • Must have professionalism and confidence to take ownership of a design.

    • Good knowledge of one CAD systems: NX (preferred), Catia or Creo.

    • Self-motivated individual, capable of performing duties with limited supervision while conforming to tight work completion deadlines.

    • Must be comfortable in a work environment following standards and processes

    • Must have superior communication skills.

    • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment.

    • Ability to work in a team where members are not in the same office space, country, or time zone.

    • Must be willing to work overtime during the week and on weekends when required.

    • Must have strong demonstrated problem-solving skills.

    • Up to 5% travel may be required.

      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 , Electric Motor Lead Engineer, Other , Novi, Michigan

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