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Lead Engineer

Company: Garrett Advancing Motion
Location: Torrance
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Garrett Advancing Motion is the true pioneer of automotive powertrain technologies dating back more than 60 years, and continues today as the world's leader in technology solutions for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and off-highway equipment. Garrett supplies technology to nearly all major automakers in addition to the global aftermarket under the Garrett brand name. As a result, unlike many other OEM or supplier organizations, Garrett Advancing Motion has visibility across a broad range of OEM's and Tier 1 suppliers. The Lead Engineer position requires a broad understanding of turbos & vehicle systems combined with creativity and drive to develop new products based on customer needs. Responsibility spans from concept development through test/validation and launch. The successful candidate will manage a team of innovators to prove these concepts through hardware development, customer projects & launch into production. The Lead Engineer manages the product development team and is responsible for integrating all aspects from rotor systems and mechanics to electric machine integration.Qualifications:This position requires an experienced development engineer capable of leading complex projects from concept development through product validation.Some Key Success Factors:In-depth understanding of turbochargersTranslate customer needs into new product designs that meet requirementsLead a team of engineers in design, analysis and overall development of the product and specific components/aspects of the product including Rotor dynamics & bearing systemsThermal and mechanical stress managementAerodynamics performanceHigh speed electric machine & electronic component integrationSeals, fittings, joints and other product componentsNew product introduction, working with Program Management & Product Assurance teamsWork with Program management & Integrated Supply Chain to select suppliers and plan procurement to produce new design for test/validation. Work with AME on design for manufacturePlan test & validation hardware needs with team. Ensure all parts, tooling, instrumentation and services are available to meet test requirements & timingInterface with internal teams, customer and external vendors throughout program. Generate reports & documentation as requiredManage & mentor engineers on your team to ensure successful project completionGood documentation and communication skills are essential.Basic Qualifications:B.S. Mechanical or other Engineering degree or equivalentMinimum 8 years work experience developing mechanical and aerodynamic devices/components/systemsExperience managing a teamExperience with product design and validation testingAdditionalQualifications:Technical expertise (M.S., PhD or work experience) in some facet of engineering related to turbochargers " internal combustion engines, aerodynamics, rotordynamics, thermo-mechanical analysis, turbocharger matching/performance simulationBasic knowledge of electric machine fundamentalsWork experience developing products in the automotive industryBasic understanding of internal combustion engines and turbochargersAbility to work independently in fast paced development environmentGarrett is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.Full timeSDL2017

Keywords: Garrett Advancing Motion, Torrance , Lead Engineer, Other , Torrance, California

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