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Electrified Powertrain Principal Engineer

  • Location:
    Farmington Hills, Michigan
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    Direct Hire

An Electrified Powertrain Principal Engineer in job in Farmington Hills, MI is available courtesy of Modis Engineering. This is a Direct Hire opportunity. In this position you will be responsible for evaluating and choosing battery cells, battery packs, traction motors and other areas as well as developing and maintaining technology white papers. This job requires at least eight years of experience with battery technology or other areas. This is a Direct Hire opportunity with our client and will include a full benefit package. The salary ranges from $100K to $140K per year.

- Guide the evaluation and selection of battery cells, battery packs, traction motors, BMS, power electronics and electric powertrain controls for a full range of commercial vehicle electrification applications from micro hybrids to full EV’s.
- Develop and maintain technology white papers for electrified powertrain components.
- Lead benchmarking activities, technology evaluation projects, and development of validation standards for electric components, systems and vehicles.
- Keep abreast of emerging technologies, tools and methods through interaction with universities, national labs and suppliers.
- Cooperate with purchasing to evaluate and select component and system suppliers.
- Communicate results and recommendations to team and stakeholders on a regular basis and facilitate technology transfer to relevant company divisions.

- Masters or Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Engineering Physics.
- Eight years or more experience with at least one of the following: battery cells, battery packs, traction motors, BMS, electric powertrain controls (and strong familiarity with the rest).
- Background in system-level component selection, integration, performance, and thermal management.
- Familiarity with electric powertrain simulation tools. Such as MATLAB Simulink
- Experience with leadership of cross-functional technical project teams.
- Previously demonstrated resourcefulness, strong technical knowledge, analytical capability and communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Self-starter and have demonstrated high levels of initiative and innovation.

If you are interested in this Electrified Powertrain Principal Engineer job opportunity in Farmington Hills, MI then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering, go to If you have questions about the position please contact Mike Leeson at or (206)682-2170.

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