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Powertrain Design Release Engineer – Intermediate – PSP

Powertrain Design Release Engineer – Intermediate – PSP
by Admin on 06-03-2024 at 9:01 pm

Website Altair

Job Summary:

Our client in Windsor, ON is looking for a Powertrain Design Release Engineer – Intermediate – PSP. This is a contract position.

What You Will Do:

The engineer is responsible for designing, developing and releasing components specifically for electrified powertrain applications.  This can include components specific to engine design and propulsion system adaptation, noise absorption of Electric Drive Modules (EDM) / Generators / eMotors, and structural brackets for electrified components / modules.

The engineer will work closely with designers, CAE groups, suppliers and manufacturing to design components and systems to ensure designs are robust for function and manufacturing. Scope of responsibility includes product design from concept to launch, components/system packaging, releasing 2D drawing and 3D models, performance specifications and production product issue resolution.  Creating and maintaining the DFMEA and DVP as well as conducting center of excellence reviews for design robustness.  The engineer will be involved with current production components in addition to future development projects.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, or equivalent from an ABET accredited university.
  • 3 years of engineering experience.
  • Basic understanding of propulsion system calibration and vehicle components.
  • Basic knowledge of electric motors and gasoline engine operation.
  • Engineer must have excellent communication and presentation skills as well as experience with basic PC software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project).
  • Knowledge of hardware release process, DFMEA’s, DVP’s and root cause analysis methodologies.
  • Candidate must be highly motivated, self-directed, and have the ability to manage multiple complex projects.
  • Remote with occasional travel to US for meetings (Occasional meaning 1 to 2 times per month).
  • Driving of a vehicle required.


  • Master of Science in Applied Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Industrial, or Computer Engineering, or related Engineering field from an ABET accredited university.
  • Additional experience in one or more of the following: Vehicle and engine control modules, designing components manufactured from plastic and metal stamping and/or OEM experience with advanced quality tools such as a DFMEA, DVPR, function models and/or NX CAD skills.
  • Experience releasing components at an OEM or Tier 1 suppliers.
  • Experience with 3D FEA and flow analysis.
  • Green Belt in Design for Six Sigma methodology.

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
  • Group Retirement Savings Plan (GRSP) with matching contributions
  • Paid holidays and vacation time off
  • Free training on all Altair products
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To view the job application please visit phh.tbe.taleo.net.

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