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Controls Project Engineer - STS

Company: FEV North America
Location: Redford
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description:

Controls Project Engineers are an integral part of a variety of interesting and challenging projects and provides individuals with an exceptional opportunity to experience state-of-the-art technology and be on the forefront of innovation.

An FEV Controls Project Engineer works closely with customers, project management, purchasing, and manufacturing to execute the controls content on assigned projects. Tasks will include or require delegating the following: gather system requirements, create specifications, drawing packages, and PLC and DAQ software. They utilize their technical skills to design, develop, and validate advanced powertrain test systems including combustion engine, transmission, e-motor, battery, inverter test systems. -

Job Responsibilities:

  • Author hardware and system documentation including specifications, schematics, DAQ definition, BOMs, sequence of operations, etc.
  • Develop custom hardware solutions in both team and lone environments
  • Identify hardware tools and techniques that will benefit the project
  • Research and identify potential system components
  • Manage hardware and system documentation
  • Support the controls design team for a variety of projects encompassing several aspects of powertrain and vehicle/component development from the conceptphase through detail design, manufacturing, and commissioning.
  • Communicate with customers to determine design requirements and specifications for a project and participate in regular design reviews to ensure those requirements are being met.
  • Conduct projects with a high level of professionalism while meeting and/or exceeding our clients' technical and timing expectations within the predefined project budget limits.
  • Produce a final deliverable drawing package made to customer specifications and industry standards
  • Troubleshoot and fix design and manufacturing issues with the Project Manager and Manufacturing Team.
  • Be able to back up engineering decisions using data and engineering analysis.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in EE or CE (or equivalent experience)

      • At least 5 years of controls design experience including: Electrical, Pneumatics and Fluids

      • Interface with customers, engineers, and technical project managers to develop hardware requirements, schedules and budgets
      • Experience designing analog and digital I/O circuitry
      • Debugging skills including utilization of logic analyzers, DMMs, oscilloscopes, etc.
      • AutoCAD Electrical experience

        • Knowledge of LISP a bonus

        • Microsoft Excel advanced user

          • xLOOKUP, conditional formatting, charts, data validation,

          • Knowledge of NEC (specifically chapter 2, 3 & 7), NFPA 79 & UL 508A

            • Wire gauges & fuse/circuit breaker sizing
            • Grounding & bonding

              Preferred Qualifications:

              • Motivated, with ability to work with minimal guidance
              • Coordinate with other departments such as Project Management, Manufacturing, and Purchasing to ensure proper components are purchased and assembled to meet the project timeline and budget.
              • Capable of managing multiple projects and delegating tasks

                Company Overview:

                FEV STS, an FEV company, serves the industrial market with automation and test products that are constructed to meet the most demanding requirements. We are an internationally recognized group of engineers and technicians with over 3 decades of practical experience developing automation manufacturing industry.

                FEV is focused on meeting our customers' requirements for rapid development schedules, high quality standards and reduced costs.

                FEV is a globally leading engineering and digital mobility company. Together with our customers, we are shaping the future of the mobility sector for carbon-neutral and efficient, connected, and safe transportation. Through our in-depth expertise we provide customers and society with cutting-edge solutions for the highest value of mobility and the most advanced transport experience from A to B. Our expertise includes intelligent software and sustainable propulsion system development, as well as full vehicle engineering. Additionally, our range of services includes sophisticated systems engineering, cyber physical system development, software- and E/E-integration for software defined vehicles with highly automated and safe driving functionalities as well as vehicle integration. FEV's engineering capabilities span the entire mobility ecosystem including all on-road applications as well as rail, marine, aerospace, agriculture, construction, mining, and industrial applications. Additionally, we transfer our elaborate know-how and innovations to adjacent markets, such as the energy sector, to deliver best-in-class industry solutions.

                The FEV Group currently employs 6,300 highly qualified specialists in customer-oriented development centers at more than 40 locations on five continents.

                Headquartered in Auburn Hills, MI, FEV North America, Inc. employs more than 450 highly skilled specialists.

                For more about FEV please visit our website at

                EOE M/F/Disability/Vet


Keywords: FEV North America, Redford , Controls Project Engineer - STS, Engineering , Redford, Michigan

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