Electrical Systems Engineer

Posted at 09/04/2018

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Lead design, development/specification and testing of  electrical architectures and key electrical components (motor, inverter, wire harness, …) for electrified driveline products/systems from concept to production; includes full responsibility for delivery of electrical systems
  • Review development, design and validation of electrical components within Dana.
  • Lead the definition of specification documents for sourcing components at suppliers, lead the development of DVP&R for supplier.
  • Develop and implement product demonstration strategy for electrical components, including vehicle-level drive evaluations, in alignment with the Core Systems Engineer.
  • Discover and track innovative, competitive edge-creating technology developments in motors and power converters.
  • Work in partnership with Program Management and all business units to align and execute product strategy
  • Lead generation of all engineering/quality documentation (DFMEA, DVP&R, Functional Safety, etc.) for all electrical systems (high-voltage and 48V).
  • Follow Stage Gate development processes to meet project goals including budget, timing and quality of delivery
  • Document lessons learned and update OneDana procedures



  • M. Sc. degree in Electrical or Electromechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience designing electric drivetrain components (motor, inverter, battery systems, …);
  • Minimum of 2 years’ vehicle integration experience and/or ownership of system level requirements for electric drive products.
  • Strong experience applying Systems Engineering Fundamentals (SEF), including creation of all quality documentation, DFMEA, BD, PD, IM, DVP&R, SDS, etc.; application of SEF to electrified drivetrain programs preferred
  • Awareness of ISO26262 / Functional Safety and Requirements mgt. tools such as Doors, Polarion, VSEM, or Enterprise Architect; working knowledge with application experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of electrical manufacturing/assembly and vehicle assembly methods; drivetrain manufacturing/assembly experience and product/vehicle launch and end of line test methods preferred
  • Mechanical integration of electrical drive experience
  • NVH mitigation and modal analysis experience
  • Capable of specifying component:
  • Electromagnetic design of electric machines insight.
  • Power electronic components and inverter sizing, dynamics and system interaction experience.
  • Preferable: Capable of designing component:
  • Electromagnetic design of electric machines experience.
  • Inverter design experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of deliverables and lead resolution of issues
  • Must be a self-directed and motivated individual who is organized and able to accept multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, presentation, planning, problem solving and decision making skills with ability to successfully function in and lead cross-functional teams in a professional manner
  • Must be able to travel internationally (10-15% typical)
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Must be able to work in an international, diverse team


  • An organization that offers the possibility to show your own initiatives and to realize professional growth.
  • Working in a multidisciplinary team in an international context/projects.
  • Competitive compensation package in line with your experience.


Intrested ?

Please send your application to www.danacareers.be , tel + 32 50 402 505, email [email protected]

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