Engineer, Resident 

LOCATION: Avon / Ohio (US-OH), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 1662 | JOB GRADE: 15 


Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!



Position Title:              Engineer 2-4, Resident - Volvo

Reports To:                 Engineering Manager, Brake Control

Date Last Revised:     August 12, 2022



Position Summary:


Maintain and develop customer relationship by providing technical expertise at customer location with support to launch new products.


Essential Functions:


  • Manage and organize all processes of implementing and launching new and existing Bendix products. 
  • Maintain Bendix’s product and brand image by maintaining relationships with existing customers and by developing new customer relationships.
  • Lead technical training for the customer on responsible Bendix products.
  • Work collaboratively with multiple Agile teams to complete project backlog.
  • Provide vehicle system technical support and customer feedback to Bendix product development teams.
  • Manage and provide technical expertise to the customer related to Bendix and KB products including specifications, applications, system integration, competitive differences, etc.




  • Strong engineering skills and abilities and/or has an area of special expertise.
  • Well versed customer processes and products.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team in a dynamic working environment including international team members
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize complex technical projects. Participates in process design.
  • Well versed in engineering process.


  • Strong knowledge of the operation, design and application of Bendix and Knorr-Bremse products.
  • Strong understanding of all areas in the transportation industry including Suppliers, OE, Fleets, Original Equipment Service (OES).
  • Awareness of Communication Networks and CAN architecture.




  • Engineer 2: Bachelor's degree in a related engineering discipline plus 2 years related experience.
  • Engineer 3: Bachelor's degree in engineering with 6 years related experience or Master's degree plus 5 years related experience.
  • Engineer 4: Bachelor's degree in engineering with 8 years related experience or Master's degree plus 6 years related experience. 
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering with 8 years related experience or Master's degree plus 6 years related experience. 
  • 5 years’ experience as customer interface for new product development projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, test or product engineering experience
  • Experience working closely with a heavy vehicle OEM preferred




  • Strong written and oral communications skills and capable of formal and informal discussions at senior management level of customer and Bendix/Knorr-Bremse.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Executes technical solutions based on standard or accepted technical practices


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Controls or Mechanical Engineering required.


Travel Requirements:


  • Must be located at customer location
  • Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time to additional customer locations and Bendix headquarters for training and team workshops.


Position Requirements:  The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- Telework policy
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron