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Design Release Engineer – Intermediate

Design Release Engineer – Intermediate
by Admin on 04-17-2023 at 2:20 pm

Website Altair

Job Summary:

Our client in Auburn Hills, MI is looking for a Design Release Engineer – Intermediate. This is a contract position.

What You Will Do:

Seat Module ECU Design & Release Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, and release of the Memory Seat Module, Power Seat.
Modules, 3rd Row Power Seat Modules. The responsibilities will include, change management and issue resolution, root causing field and validation issues, understanding and supporting vehicle function documents, vehicle development and other Electrical Engineering teams. The candidate will also manage suppliers to design, develop and release these components, responsible for supplier management to meet program and Electrical Development timing and deliverables. The Engineer will follow, track and determine root cause of build issues found during pre-production builds and vehicle issues found during development and will be responsible for issue resolution prior to launch of the program and warranty analysis of all the components after the launch.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
  • Minimum of 3 years of design/release experience in automotive components.
  • Knowledge of CAN/LIN bus and experience with circuit analysis.
  • Working knowledge of Design Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (DFMEA), PFMEA, Design Verification Plan & Report (DVP&R), CAE, GD&T, and i-Speed.
  • Design and development experience in Team Center and NX.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, Power Point.
  • Strong organizational, program management, leadership and communication skills.
  • Result oriented, energetic self-starting leader with ability to direct cross –functional teams.


  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and or MBA from an ABET accredited university.
  • Experience developing Performance Standards.
  • Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) using proactive quality tools, knowledge of Shainin Red X using reactive quality tools.
  • Automotive assembly plant and/or program launch experience.

How You Will Be Successful:

  • Envision the Future
  • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
  • Seek Technology and Business “First”
  • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discounts
  • Free training on all Altair products

Why Work with Us:

Altair is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer’s toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today’s problems into tomorrow’s opportunities.

Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing.

For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit altair.com

Ready to go? #ONLYFORWARD   

At our core we are explorers; adventures; pioneers. We are the brains behind some of the world’s most revolutionary innovations and are not only comfortable in new and unchartered waters, we dive headfirst. We are the original trailblazers that make the impossible possible, discovering new solutions to our customer’s toughest challenges.

Altair is an equal opportunity employer. Our backgrounds are diverse, and every member of our global team is critical to our success. Altair’s history demonstrations a belief that empowering each individual authentic voice reinforces a culture that thrives because of the uniqueness among our team.

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