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Application Engineer-Electrical in Novi, MI at Hanon Systems USA, LLC

Date Posted: 7/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead the design and release, development, prototyping, testing and launch of electric compressors.
  • Interface with the customer; negotiate packaging and technical trade-offs.
  • Provide direction to CAD, CAE, and testing personnel.
  • Assess testing results and develop corrective actions.
  • Summarize customer specifications and interface with power and controls engineers.
  • Develop and maintain Bill of Materials, and provide direction to suppliers.
  • Release and sign-off of drawings.
  • Execute and document all required product design corporate deliverables.
  • Interface frequently with Hanon global PD and Manufacturing activities.

Job Requirements

Years of Experience

3-5 + years related experience within a design engineering environment, preferably with automotive thermal management products especially compressors.


Bachelor of Science in Engineering required; Electrical or Computer Engineering preferred.

Desired Competencies, Experience, & Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to design, develop, test, and launch automotive components
  • Understanding of HVAC/thermal and /or power inverter principles.
  • Experience in interpreting customer electrical hardware and software specifications
  • Experience in quality disciplines such as DFMEA, SCIFS, etc.
  • Experience in project planning and management; ability to apply problem solving skills.
  • Ability to conduct technical design reviews.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • CAD ability desired

Special Requirements (i.e., Overtime, Travel, etc.)

Travel required to suppliers, customer, and manufacturing plants during launch; international as required. 

Hanon is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.


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