Product Engineer - EPB 

LOCATION: Avon / Ohio (US-OH), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 1922 | 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! www.bendix.com/careers

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Position Title:        System Engineer 2 - 3 Electronic Park Brake
Reports To:        Engineering Supervisor – Embedded Controls Products
Date Last Revised:    August 9, 2022

        
Position Summary:

This position will serve as the Lead System Engineer for the Intellipark Electronic Park Brake System.  As such, a high degree of knowledge of the Intellipark system and the air brake system utilized in commercial vehicles is required.  Familiarity with functional safety requirements of ISO 2626 and FMEA concepts preferred.  Outstanding verbal and written skills are essential, as technical discussions with OEM customers will be required.  Excellent professional presence is required.


Essential Functions:

•    Become a technical expert on Intellipark applications at OEM customers.
•    Develop a high degree of knowledge of the air brake system utilized in commercial vehicles
•    Support Intellipark-related technical discussions with OEM customers.  
•    Participate in the development of functional safety requirements in accordance with ISO 26262.
•    Participate in the development of DFMEAs (including linkage activity of S/C’s and C/C’s – critical characteristics) and other safety-related analyses.
•    Lead new applications of Intellipark on specialty vehicle OEM customers.
•    Support design improvements to existing products within the Bendix electronic park product line, including VAVE, improvements to manufacturability and robustness, and development of new customer applications
•    Interface with the software organization to ensure that all software requirements are properly implemented.
•    This position includes travel to OEM customer facilities. 
•    This position will require travel to Bendix test facilities (both winter test and non-winter test locations).


Knowledge:

•    Knowledge of vehicle braking systems preferred.
•    Knowledge of Bendix / Knorr design practices preferred.
•    Knowledge of industry standard documents such as FMVSS 121 and FMCSR 393 in the area of parking brakes.
•    Knowledge of vehicle test processes and procedures.
•    Knowledge of SAE J1939 operation and testing.
•    Working knowledge of ISO 26262 preferred.
•    Knowledge of Vector CAN tools preferred.


Experience:

•    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
•    Experience with Systems Engineering support for embedded controls system preferred.  
•    Verification testing with system and vehicle-level experience. 
•    Analyzing system performance in comparison to federal requirements such as FMVSS 121 or FMCSR 393
•    Support for embedded controls systems at OEM customers 
•    Creating and performing technical presentations for OEM customers


Skills:
•    Effective communicating with customers.
•    Self-starter / self-motivating.
•    Capable of multi-tasking and adapting to changing priorities. 
•    Strong problem-solving skills. 
•    Solid analytical skills.
•    Good organizational skills, capable of maintaining schedules and communicating progress to management.
•    Outstanding professional presence.
•    CDL or willingness to obtain one within first year of employment.

 

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a similar field is required. A Master’s Degree in these fields of Engineering is preferred.


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.

 

 

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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