Advanced Development Engineer- Sensors

Company: Gentherm ( Learn More )

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US-MI-Northville
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Job Description

As a leader in thermal technology, we design, develop, and manufacture heating, cooling, and ventilating devices for diverse global markets. With our employees, we pioneer and shape markets for comfort devices while seeking new ways to drive value for our customers.  We employ approximately 10,000 people at twelve locations in North America, Europe and Asia. 

In the field of (Engineering) in (Northville, MI), we are looking for you to strengthen our team as soon as possible as an (Advanced Development Engineer).

SUMMARY:  Research, development, and validation for new sensing and processing strategies in vehicle system thermal management optimization.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensure that brand new products or processes are designed within industry standards according to applicable specification in a safe, cost efficient and timely manner while following Gentherm processes.
  • Identify, quantify, and qualify a range of sensing devices implemented for an automotive interior application.
  • Responsible for sensor selection and computational module development of a multi-modal vehicle perception system.
  • Develop product specification, requirements, and validation documents for an mechanical and optical sensing device within application requirements.
  • Implement industry standard vision recognition techniques used to identify objects of interest from a continuous video stream including facial recognition and facial movement.
  • Develop and design an interior monitoring system following engineering and technical disciplines
  • Define system and component operating requirements and control schemes.
  • Prepare technical specifications for the electrical/electronic components and system.
  • Support for algorithm and software prototype development
  • Create and maintain DVP&R, BOM and drawings.
  • Initiate, review and release drawings and specifications.
  • Continuously improve existing product design and internal processes to increase customer satisfaction (CI and VAVE initiatives).
  • Support design, build, and testing of safe, functional prototypes.
  • Support and participate in engineering development meetings, program launches with the customer and team from design phase through production and service.
  • Act as a technical liaison between suppliers and customers as required.
  • PREFERED EXPERIENCE

  • Experience with mechanical and optical sensing devices within a closed loop system.
  • Data acquisition, signal processing, and data handling within a microprocessor / microcontroller based control framework
  • OpenCV, CVI, Labview, and/or MatLab modeling and software development environments (preferred)
  • Electronics and sensor integration and packaging, system architecture layout, and sensor system verification
  • Possess a practical working knowledge of human thermo-physiology and occupant based thermal management
  • Experience with image processing, machine vision & learning, and estimation & detection is a (preferred)
  • EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent technical degree/experience.  7+ years industrial experiences with an emphasis on system engineering and product-oriented technical innovation.
  • Experience with image processing, machine vision & learning, and estimation & detection is a (preferred)
  • Experience with mechanical and optical sensing devices within a closed loop system.
  • Data acquisition, signal processing, and data handling within a microprocessor / microcontroller based control framework
  • OpenCV, CVI, Labview, and/or MatLab modeling and software development environments (preferred)
  • Electronics and sensor integration and packaging, system architecture layout, and sensor system verification
  • Possess a practical working knowledge of human thermo-physiology and occupant based thermal management
  • Gentherm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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