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Senior Electrical Engineer

Date:  27-Nov-2022
Country/Region:  US
City:  Northville
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  36960

Our Forvia (Faurecia) Clarion Electronics division is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer for its Northville, MI location.


Overall responsibilities and duties: 

We are seeking someone with experience in the design and development of automotive electronics solutions. Experience with ADAS, cameras, or vision systems is a plus. 


The candidate will work closely with a global team with expertise in key areas, will be adept at quickly learning new skills in this area and can effectively communicate technical topics to engineering management and engineers skilled in this field. She or he will work with the sales team to convey FCE technical expertise to customers, will lead product design reviews, mentor junior engineers in these areas and will be involved in developing product roadmaps.


The main missions of the role are: 

  • Creating, modifying, and reviewing electronic hardware designs.
  • Working in a global cross functional team with product, sales, and engineering members. 
  • Work with global team members to modify / create technical presentations to internal teams and customers.  
  • Propose, design, and develop adaptions to global platforms needed for NA market.  
  • Review technical portions of RFI’s and RFQ’s and provide effort estimates to add features and functionality to existing products or create new products.  
  • Lead technical portions of presentations to customers. 
  • Lead development of demonstration properties as proof of concept (PoC) and/or for customer presentations.  
  • Lead and mentor engineers involved in local product development.  
  • Communicate and work with software design team to ensure optimized product performance.  
  • Communicate electrical hardware design to mechanical design team to ensure designs are optimized for thermal performance, EMC, and other environmental exposure.  
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management



  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering discipline, or related field.  
  • Post graduate education a plus.  
  • Consistent participation in on-going career development education, either through advanced degree programs or certification programs.  



  • 5+ years’ experience in design of automotive electronics. 
  • Experience with schematic capture tools. 
  • Familiarity with PCB layout tools, and experience reviewing board layouts. 


Skills and competencies: 

  • Familiarity with chipset offerings from top suppliers in this field.  
  • Experience working with software teams to optimize hardware architecture for both cost and performance. 
  • Understanding of thermal environment and design optimization.  
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.  
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Ability to cultivate innovation, optimize work processes, and drive results.