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Systems Engineering Specialist

Muskegon, MI 49442

Posted: 10/11/2018 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Systems Engineers Job Number: 78528

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for engine and transmission system performance modeling, vehicle performance modeling, and component performance modeling.
  • Responsible to allocate and derive requirements from vehicle, engine, and transmission system level down to the component level using a systems simulation model in Excel, Matlab, Simulink, or other software.
  • Technical lead of cross-functional matrixed project team (ME, EE, Software, etc.) for engineering projects through the Systems Requirements Review to ensure engineering requirements are met.
  • Mentor and trainer of other engineers for Systems Engineering related simulations and activities.
  • Improve and document the  Systems Engineering Process with processes, document templates, or modeling standards.
  • Author engineering technical reports for submission to the customer.
  • Participate or lead new engine and transmission proposals.
  • Provide input to product specifications and design verification test plans to ensure that they adequately captures all data to assess requirements compliance.

Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Abilities:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or equivalent technical BS degree with 10 to 14 years engineering experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience working as a Systems Engineer (10 years engineering experience overall).
  • Experience with simulating systems in Matlab and Simulink.
  • Knowledge of transmission, engine, and vehicle performance and understanding of powerpack integration into vehicles.
  • Engineering knowledge of mechanics; hydraulics; powertrain parts such as gears housings, and shafts; knowledge of performance parameters such as speed, RPM, torque, power and gear ratios.
  • Highly organized and able to multitask on many different projects at once.
  • Proven ability to make technical decisions, complete project objectives within budget and schedule, and work with little supervision.
  • Proven ability to work well with others in a cross-functional environment while working on multiple projects.
  • Ability to utilize all Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Project.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and the ability to write and review technical reports.
  • Ability to get security clearance.
  • Must be able to move freely, with or without reasonable accommodation, throughout a manufacturing environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’ s degree in Systems Engineering.
  • Experience with Rational Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System (DOORS) software or equivalent.
  • Expert product knowledge of transmissions, engines, and powerpack integration into tracked vehicles.
  • An understanding of working with CAD models and programs in Pro E (CREO).
  • Experience in developing products for the defense industry.
Automotive background. Experience with motors.
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