Senior Systems Engineer

Novi, Michigan
May 17, 2024
May 18, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Since 1965, Stoneridge has designed and manufactured advanced, award-winning technologies including driveline and transmission actuation systems, vision systems, emissions control systems, safety systems, and security and monitoring systems for vehicle OEMs in the commercial vehicle, automotive, off-highway and agricultural vehicle markets. We're focused on the areas of greatest market need - both today and tomorrow. Our core products and technologies are aligned with industry megatrends including safety and security, vehicle intelligence, fuel efficiency and emissions. Join the Stoneridge Team as we continue to build upon our strong history and reputation for quality products to deliver innovative products and systems that address a need, exceed our customers' expectations, and motivate our team.

At Stoneridge, we're revolutionizing the automotive, commercial vehicle, agriculture and off-highway industries. Our technologies are aligned with industry megatrends and are making vehicles intelligent, safer and secure, and more efficient.
This Senior System Engineer position fills a key role in our Control Devices Engineering Group, supporting the establishment of future strategic direction, execution of current development programs, and continuous improvement for launched programs. The role allows the ideal candidate to develop expertise in the mobility thermal management, driveline efficiency, occupant position sensing, and signal transmission markets.
Stoneridge System Engineers thrive in a team oriented environment and define success based upon their achievement of excellence. A System Engineer explores every facet of their products with relentless curiosity, using data to guide their decision making and documenting their findings for their colleagues and customers. Stoneridge System Engineers strive to be the recognized experts for their assigned products and share a passion to ensure that the customer never has an issue with a Stoneridge product.
The Senior System Engineer at Stoneridge will participate in:
Analysis of current and future system level requirements for assigned products
Development of roadmap for Stoneridge advanced product development
Documentation of system level requirements for development and production programs
Simulation and validation of Stoneridge products at a system level using representative plant models
Product development on vehicles and vehicle systems including Stoneridge products
Validation of system requirements on developed products
Analysis and rectification of post-production part quality concerns
Primary system engineer for Stoneridge products in thermal management and torque transmission.
Understand and document regulatory requirements.
Translate regulatory requirements into system requirements for Stoneridge products.
Understand customer trends and document system requirements.
Participate in customer discussions relative to expected performance of current and future applications.
Translate customer requirements and trends into system level requirements for Stoneridge products.
Trace customer requirements to Stoneridge system requirements.
Develop validation plans to meet product system level requirements.
Support execution of validation plans to meet system level requirements.
Document system validation report based on system validation results.
Use requirements management system (DOORS, Polarion) to trace from customer requirements to Stoneridge system requirements to validation plans to validation results to production control plans, to ensure that every requirement is met on every part produced.
Execute system engineering functional safety activities for ISO26262 compliant products.
Triage warranty and customer return parts as needed to find systemic root cause of failure.
Maintain a product diagnosis procedure to address any possible failure modes for quick triage of issues.
Maintain product application guidelines for all assigned products.
BS in an engineering discipline is required, BSEE or BSME preferred
At least 15 years of experience in extracurricular, academic, or professional setting with system engineering principles
Experienced with either battery electric vehicle thermal management or torque transmission system designs and functionality
Knowledge of appropriate laboratory tools for performing product analysis and testing.
Must be self-motivated, a fast learner, and a strong problem solver.
Innovative spirit and collaborative team member.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Available for travel as required to meet program objectives.
Thrives in a fast-paced, start-up culture.
Comfortable with expectations of excellence in level of productivity and quality of work.

Stoneridge is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by the applicable laws in the countries we operate. Stoneridge also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.