Electrical Hardware Engineer

Electrical Hardware Engineer

Job ID: 8953162

Bay City, MI, US


Bachelors Degree

Full Time, Temporary

Experienced (Non-Manager)


Automotive and Parts Mfg

First Shift (Day)

Bay City, MI, US

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Full Time, Temporary

Automotive and Parts Mfg



Bachelors Degree

First Shift (Day)

Job details

Kelly® Engineering is seeking an Electrical Hardware Engineer to join a rapidly growing mechatronics solutions company at their state-of-the-art R&D facility in Bay City, MI. If you are passionate about shaping the world we live in and are ready to reengineer your future, trust the experts at hiring experts.  


This innovative company is developing cutting-edge mechatronic solutions for precision motor-control applications, including next-gen electric vehicles, autonomous systems, and advanced industrial automation. The company was recently awarded a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop next-generation electric vehicle motors and was voted one of the “Best Places to Work in Michigan” by Crain’s Business Detroit in 2022.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Test and debug circuit with the aid of customer requirements, schematic, bill of materials, PCB layout artwork, etc.

  • Decompose and combine, customer and internal requirements to specific hardware design requirements

  • Design (or verify if reusing existing design) electronic circuits that meet customer requirements

  • Develop tests (or update if reusing existing tests) to validate design to customer requirements.

  • Work with suppliers to select appropriate components and ensure supply throughout the life of HM designed part

  • Support calibration and EOL FFT stands and equipment

  • Research innovative and effective solutions (circuit designs, component selections, etc.) to customer requirements

  • Manage database of approved parts used across multiple projects

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Electrical Schematic Design and Development (Master’s degree and a minimum of 2+ years of industry experience

  • Previous experience in circuit design

  • Capability to design and develop Schematics, analysis of circuit design to requirements, verification of performance to requirements

  • Schematic Capture and Circuit Analysis Tools (Cadence preferred but other tools acceptable)

  • Familiarity with motors, sensors and electromagnetics (EMI/EMC) desirable

  • Familiarity with digital communications protocols (CAN, LIN, SENT, I2C, SPI, etc.) desirable

  • Strong Knowledge of Electrical Hardware and Microprocessor Architecture

  • Power Electronics Design and Analysis of 3 Phase machines

  • Design, Build, and Test of Electrical Hardware Design and Processor Interfaces

  • Bench, Test Stand, and Vehicle debug and analysis

  • Additional useful skills/experience:

    • Knowledge of Freescale, Infineon, TI processors

    • Knowledge of ISO 26262 Safety Standards and Requirements is preferred

    • Knowledge of Customer Specific CAN tools and Requirements (CANalyzer, CANape Preferred)

    • Matlab/Simulink

    • Excel/Visual Basic

    • Thermal Analysis Tools, Ex. Ansys or Flowtherm

    • IPC 610 Standards Class II and III, and other applicable IPC Standards Preferred

    • Good interpersonal skills with clear communication (Korean and Chinese language skills a plus)

    • Ability to read schematics and PCB layout

    • Mechatronic hardware design and debugging with Oscilloscopes, Multimeters, Logic analyzers, etc.

    • Previous embedded systems test design and execution

    • Basic programming skills


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