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Resident Engineer - Embedded Hardware/Software design engineering

Job Title
Resident Engineer - Embedded Hardware/Software design engineering
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Work Hybrid
Novi,  MI 48377
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Resident Engineer - Embedded Hardware/Software design engineering

Novi, MI – Primarily on-site, some flex

Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies, to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project based work.

Job Description Required Skills and Education Requirements:
  • Establish and support clear engineering and design communication between the Company, the customer and customer suppliers. Attend and/or coordinate various customer design reviews, program and group meetings, internal company design review and program meetings, and various supplier’s design reviews and program meetings. Make presentations; take notes, and write meeting minutes as needed.
  • Serve as contact to customer engineering.
  • Use knowledge of electronic theory & materials properties to design/implement electronic infotainment products & interfaces; ensure clear communications.
  • Coordinate customer design reviews & internal/supplier meetings; release & track parts in customer systems.
  • Define/modify/create specifications, dimensional drawings, vehicle schematics, product assembly documents, service procedures, owner manuals & component validation test plans.
  • Document/communicate part failures; determine root cause & implement solutions; attend & support launches; develop calibration requirements.  
  • Release and track parts via customer systems. Write and get EWOs (Engineering Work Orders) approved.
  • Define, modify, and create component validation test plans and review them with the customer.
  • Document and communicate part failures to the customer in a timely manner.
  • Support the customer’s systems and vehicle level validation.
  • Attend and/or support pre-production virtual and physical builds as needed/required.
  • Root cause build issues and implement solutions in a timely manner.
  • Attend and/or support production launches as needed/required.
  • Root cause parts/build issues and implement solutions in a timely manner.
  • Participate in requirement and specification definition for connected services between customer and other relevant development partners
  • Coordinate and align requirements/specifications process between customer and supplier home location through appropriate meetings and other communication methods
  • Support and actively engage in test strategy, test plan and test case development with customer and other relevant development partners
  • Actively participate in engineering and test review meeting as assigned by customer team (along with follow-up and resolution of action items, needed decisions, etc.)
  • Actively participate in project & defect management meetings and provide insight/guidance on current system/components engineering and testing status.
  • Actively setup and drive meetings between customer and home organization to ensure clear communication and escalation path.
  • Report to product engineering lead on regular basis as defined by product lead

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.
  • Minimum 3-years’ experience in automotive industry.
  • Strong background in Embedded Hardware/Software design engineering.
  • Experience as resident engineer in Detroit Big 3 is a big plus.
  • Strong program management skill and record keeping.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to interface with internal and external customers.


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