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Engineer – System Controls Hybrid Drives in Wooster, OH at Schaeffler Group

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

      Engineer – System Controls Hybrid Drives is responsible for the hardware specification and programming of hydraulic and electric controls of hybrid modules and e-axles as well as their verification at the Wooster, Ohio facility.

      This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

      This position is responsible for the setup of e-motor and hydraulic controls of hybrid drive modules designed in Wooster. This includes requirements management in coordination with the program manager, development engineers, and design engineers. It also includes a close working relationship with external customers and the verification of the controls code and strategy. The tools for the system level checks are FMEA, functional safety analysis, benchmarking and assembly level tests.

      The System Controls Engineer will work closely with the design and development groups within product development as well as engineers in other departments. This includes Development, Testing, Sales, Program Management and Production. The System Controls Engineer will also at times interact with customers and engineers from other Schaeffler facilities. This may involve travel of approximately 10% of the time. The System Controls Engineer is also expected to adhere to the core hours of 9am to 4pm while maintaining the minimum of 40 hours per week.

      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, have close visual acuity and  hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to maneuver objects, tools.   The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, bend, push, pull,  kneel, or  crouch.   The employee must regularly lift and move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 65 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

      This position is required to know and understand the current specifications of the Quality Policy and procedures, as well as the Safety and Environment Policy and procedures and contribute to the achievement of the company objectives.  In addition to the duties listed above, the position holder must carry out tasks assigned by his supervisor that are essentially related to his duties.

Job Requirements

Technical:                              -   Advanced engineering & physics knowledge

                                               -   Understanding of control strategies of internal  combustion engines, electric motors, transmissions and transmission hydraulics

                                               -   Ability to program e-motor controllers

                                               -   Knowledge of CAN communication

                                               -   Working level understanding of functional safety

                                               -   Advanced background in FMEA

                                               -   Base understanding of hybrid drive concepts

                                               -   Knowledge of the product development process

                                               -   Microsoft Office

      Interpersonal:                   -   Communication ability (written & verbal)

                                               -   Customer focused

                                               -   Self-motivated & driven to achieve results

                                               -   Continuous improvement approach

                                               -   Assertive approach to solving problems

                                               -   Ability to prioritize and make decisions

            Educational:    -           Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering related field

Schaeffler is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans