Ricardo: Electrical Systems Engineer

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Electrical Systems Engineer

  • Role type
  • Full time

  • Location
  • Van Buren, MI

Job Description

  • Specification and design of electrical schematics to support powertrain and other vehicle systems integration.
  • Support CAD designer in 3D design and packaging of electrical harnesses, junction, fuse boxes, etc.
  • Create 2D layout drawings with pin-outs, wire gauge, branch lengths, suitable for manufacture of wiring harnesses.
  • Experience with electrical systems and harness design software, such as Mentor Graphics, Zuken E3
  • Initiate and maintain system documentation such as SDS, BOM, FMEA, DVP&R etc.
  • Progress the system design through the program gateways to ensure that parts are released to support testing activities
  • Manage suppliers of the system components to procure hardware for prototypes
  • Lead problem solving and issue resolution to maintain the engine program timing
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned



This specific role for Ricardo, Inc. requires the candidate to meet ITAR compliance regulations being a U.S. citizen; a permanent resident who does not work for a foreign company, a foreign government, or a foreign governmental agency/organization;


Basic Qualifications

  • B.S., BEng or M.S. in Engineering, automotive, EE
  • Experience with contacting vendors and reviewing specifications
  • Understanding of sensor data analysis (accuracy, resolution, maximum range, etc.) and experiment design to verify these specifications
  • Experience in sensor development, sensor module integration for mobile platforms, sensor performance evaluation


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with designing and building automatic testing and data collection systems such as a linear motion control system
  • Have 2+ years of industry experience in Automotive Electrical Systems
  • Experience in the development of over 3 different types of sensors
  • Experience in wire harness integration into automotive applications