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Driveline Systems Engineer

Dana Automotive Systems Group, LLC
Maumee, OH 43537
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Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.

Dana is searching for a skilled and motivated candidate in the area of Driveline Systems to support the development of mechanical and electrified driveline systems for its Light Vehicle business unit. This work involves developing complete driveline systems, subsystems and components to improve and expand Danas product portfolio with a commitment to improving vehicle safety, performance and fuel economy. Potential candidates with a background and interest in the following fields are encouraged to apply.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead requirements generation, design and development of new and innovative driveline products/systems from concept to production with emphasis on electrified product portfolio; includes responsibility for delivery of both mechanical and electrical systems

  • Work with development team to develop and implement product demonstration strategy, including vehicle-level drive evaluations

  • Lead implementation of end game view of vehicle level integration that includes all attributes, and customer why buys

  • Work in partnership with Program Management, Mechatronics and other business units to align and execute product strategy

  • Manage activity of engineering service providers, component suppliers, etc. engaged to support product development efforts

  • Lead generation of all engineering/quality documentation (DFMEA, DVP&R, Boundary Diagrams, PD, Functional Safety, etc.)

  • Identify competitive benchmarking needs and work in partnership with benchmarking organization to collect needed data

  • Develop initial sourcing and manufacturing strategies in collaboration with Purchasing and Manufacturing organizations

  • Follow Program Management and Stage Gate development processes to meet project goals including budget, timing and quality of delivery for identified projects

  • Document lessons learned and update OneDana procedures as applicable


  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or related discipline.

    • Masters degree preferred

  • 3 years experience designing electrified drive systems/subsystems.

  • Vehicle integration experience and/or ownership of vehicle level attributes and system level requirements
    • Experience, including vehicle packaging of P/HEV and BEV integration, preferred

  • Strong understanding of vehicle dynamics and vehicle level attributes / target-setting process.
    • Application experience as vehicle dynamics and/or vehicle integration engineer preferred

  • Strong experience applying Systems Engineering Fundamentals and adherence to process/principals.
    • Application of SEF to powertrain/hybrid programs preferred

  • Experience with requirements mgt. tools such as Doors, Polarion, VSEM, or Enterprise Architect.
    • Working knowledge with application experience preferred

  • Working level knowledge of vehicle control systems including CAN, strategy, calibration, and software mgt. tools / release process.
    • Application experience as control system/calibration engineer and use of Vector tools, dSPACE microautobox preferred

  • Awareness of ISO26262 / Functional Safety

  • Experience creating/reviewing quality documentation including DFMEA, BD, PD, IM, DVP&R, RDM, RCL, SDS, etc.
    • Application experience with team leadership preferred

  • Working level knowledge of subsystem/component manufacturing/assembly methods and vehicle assembly.
    • Subsystem/component manufacturing/assembly experience and experience with vehicle assembly, product/vehicle launch, and end of line test methods preferred

  • 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 skills to work with people at all levels within and outside Dana in a professional manner.

  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation, planning, problem solving and decision-making skills with ability to successfully function in and lead cross-functional teams
  • Must be able to travel both domestically and internationally (10-15% typical)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-24
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