Engineer 1, EDP 

LOCATION: Avon / Ohio (US-OH), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 1667 | JOB GRADE: 14 


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 1, Engineering Development Program

Reports To:                 Engineering Supervisor

Date Last Revised:     July 12, 2022



Position Summary:


This Engineering Development Program positions are a rotational program, and responsible to learn the development, validation and production related process of Bendix products, and to build relationships with key customers of our products, both internal and external.  Development responsibilities will include new product development to satisfy the evolving customer’ needs in the product lines.  Production release responsibilities will include the creation of applicable specifications, test plans, drawings, and FMEAs.


Rotational Assignments May Include:

  • Advanced product concept R&D
  • Systems development & test simulation design (Electronic/Mechanical Systems Prototyping/Input Signals/Digital Control Architecture/Signal Output Conditioning/GUI & Display Systems)
  • Product validation and troubleshooting in laboratory and vehicle environments
  • Oversee inventory, assembly and coordination of testing with technicians
  • Current product support, troubleshooting, debug, and root cause analysis
  • Software algorithm/HW validation using software/hardware-in-the-loop technologies
  • Product phase reviews, product DFMEAs, project management
  • Special braking systems and component integration design
  • Materials analysis and testing
  • Electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic circuit modeling and systems analysis
  • Product application development, road test and customer demos
  • Manufacturing and supply base process support
  • Front line supervision
  • Assist in translating customer requirements into new products
  • Oral and written communication of analytic results and creation of formal test reports


Knowledge & Skills Development through Curriculum and Rotational Assignments:

  • Development & analysis tools – MATLAB, Simulink, LabVIEW, Logic Analyzer, Data Loggers, Signal Generators, CAN-based Software Tools - Canalyzer, ETAS, dSPACE AutomationDesk
  • Design Tools – PLM, CAD, CAE
  • Methods – FMEA, Six Sigma, Hardware/Software-in-Loop Testing, GD&T, Instrumentation
  • Computer Language – C, C++, C#, Java, HTML, Visual Basic
  • Computer Operating Systems – Linux, Macintosh, Windows
  • Microsoft Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Word, VISIO
  • Language – English. German & Spanish an asset
  • Hands on skills with electrical/mechanical tools, shop equipment, and commercial vehicles


Program Eligibility

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with a focus on Mechatronics, Systems Design; or Mechanical, Electrical, Software, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering from an accredited college or university with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Previous relevant engineering internship, co-op or work experience
  • Strong communication, teamwork, leadership skills
  • Aspirations to become a future engineering technical leader/SME
  • Active involvement in your own career development to date (e.g. networking, seminars,

and an active member of SAE, ASME, IEEE, etc.) is highly desired

  • Flexibility to work across multiple engineering disciplines
  • Global mobility.  The flexibility to relocate to any Bendix location across rotations and upon completion of the program


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