Electronic Systems Engineer

Plymouth - Michigan - United States - Industry - Automotive - Engineering & Design - Academic Bachelor

Brunel is currently seeking an Electronics System Engineer for a long-term contract project on-site at our clients location in Plymouth, MI. This position has the opportunity for transition to permanent hire.

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Cindy King, Account manager

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About this role


  • Coordinating cross-function requirements and measures;
  • Drafting, creating and coordinating with involved entities the functional system specifications and system architecture inaccordance with general guidelines and methods, with the inclusion of the existing proprietary, standard and third party
  • Creating an information model for the project, inclusive documentation of all necessary game rules and peripheral conditions together with involved entities;
  • Creating a system engineering planning and steering project teams within the corresponding framework;
  • Ensuring that the defined standards are complied with within the system development framework;
  • Administrating the configuration environment and tools for the project teams;
  • Organizing and chairing System Change Control Boards (CCB);
  • Building tool chaining and the build environment;
  • Coordinating and steering all fault and change management activities between company and the customer;
  • Administrating the risk management tool for the project teams.


  • Recording KPIs (metrics) for the respective working results and for the process quality.

Development of system specifications and system architectures

  • Clarifying and defining system requirements demanded on the system by the customers, standards such as norms, statutes, safety requirements and by company’s domains.

Coordinating and monitoring realization of the system specifications

  • Administrating the 'Requirements' - development environment and tools for the project team.

Configuration management

  • Defining and planning configuration management in the project for the overall product in terms of construction, hardware and software or of a system and its components.

Trouble shooting and change management

  • Defining and planning trouble shooting and change management in the project for the overall product in terms of construction, hardware and software or of a system and its components.

Risk management

  • Defining and planning risk management in the project for the overall product in terms of construction, hardware and software or of a system and its components.

System integration

  • Planning and conducting the integration and integration test at system level.

About you


Required:• Bachelors degree in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering;• Experience in automotive industry (preferably 1+years system engineering experience);• Prior experience in evaluating, analyzing and eliciting requirements;• Experience in the evaluation of functional, technical architectures at the system as well as component level;• Knowledge of system integration;• Ability to manage cross-domain assignments with high levels of composure and work in a cross functional globalteam. Inter-cultural adaptability and collaboration is a must;
• Excellent communication skills: verbal, written and presentation;• Proficient with MS Office applications, MKS/PTC, DOORs, APIS;• Ability/willingness to travel domestically and internationally. Travel < 20%.


Preferred:• Master’s degree in Electical / Mechanical Engineering;• Specialization in mechatronics or systems Engineering;• Knowledge of body electronics, ADAS or energy management products;• Knowledge of IBM Rhapsody software;• Knowledge of systems modelling language (SysML);• Knowledge of System FMEAs/FTAs;• Strong understanding of software/hardware interfaces;• Very strong problem solving skills with good exposure to 8D, Ishikawa, ‘5 whys’ methods;• Knowledge and understanding of ASPICE, ISO26262 standards and methods;• Understanding of Tier-1 or North American OEM development, sourcing, and launch process;• Prior experience in AGILE methods (KANBAN, SCRUM) and tools (JIRA).

What we offer

Brunel offers our contract employees a world class benefit package which includes multiple options for your medical and dental coverage. In addition we have options for vision, life insurance, 401K, Long and short-term disability, flexible spending accounts and much more. Your benefits with Brunel are effect on your 1st DAY OF EMPLOYMENT!


  • Vacancy number: PUB174229
  • Location: Plymouth
  • Market: Industry
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Automotive
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Cindy King

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Detroit

+1 248-574-5169

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