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Electrical Root Cause and Launch Support Engineer

Electrical Root Cause and Launch Support Engineer
by Admin on 10-12-2022 at 1:01 pm

Website Altair

Job Summary:

Our client in Auburn Hills, MI is looking for an Electrical Root Cause and Launch Support Engineer. This is a contract position.

What You Will Do:

The Electrical Root Cause and Launch Support Engineer is responsible for performing electrical root cause analysis on proto type and production level vehicles.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Direct and coordinate trouble shooting and repair activities at engineering and assembly facilities.
  • Support a variety of launch activities at assembly plants and pilot plants.
  • Conduct repair, customer audit testing, and management update meetings.
  • Investigate problems found on early prototype engineering vehicles and coordinate interim and long term solutions with the component releasing engineers.
  • Gather engineering teams from multiple engineering disciplines and direct them in solving complex vehicle problems.
  • Provide remote and direct support for dealerships experiencing difficult problems with vehicles.
  • Work with zone representatives that are supporting vehicle dealerships.
  • Perform electrical validation testing and document results as required.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of software and modeling concepts.
  • Understand BUS tools, scopes, and other test equipment.
  • Circuit analysis and trouble shooting skills.
  • BSEE/ME Required.
  • CAN and Vector Experience.
  • Able to root cause electrical issues.
  • Vehicle Knowledge /Automotive 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

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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