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Engineer 2, Test (Mechatronics) 

LOCATION: Avon / Ohio (US-OH), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 1186 | 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 Summary:


This position is responsible for design, development, application and testing of mechatronic products for commercial vehicle air systems.  The successful candidate will lead the application process by interfacing with customers and development teams to ensure program deliverables.


Essential Functions:


  • Represent Bendix products as lead engineering interface to OEM customers, presenting program and technical topics in a concise and professional manner.
  • Lead the development and application of product concepts and requirements documentation.
  • Lead the creation of product and design specifications
  • Lead the engineering product development cycle through design coordination, test plan creation, prototypes, FMEAs and PPAPs.
  • Support the program management function by coordinating engineering activities to meet program timing.
  • Support production activities by interfacing with manufacturing and quality functions and leading engineering changes.
  • Manage and organize test plans and resources for component and complete system validation and track through standard DVP&R
  • Perform engineering data collection and analysis from laboratory and vehicle testing as needed
  • Travel as needed to support program deliverables or vehicle testing
  • Represent Bendix’s interests in professional groups such as SAE
  • Support field troubleshooting calls regarding mechatronic systems





  • Broad automotive and electronic systems knowledge, preferably related to commercial vehicles.
  • Familiar with CAN communication protocol and using CAN analysis tools, such as CANalyzer or CANape is a plus
  • Able to lead customer interactions and perform technical presentations
  • Participation in the FMEA and DVP&R process
  • Detail oriented and driven to complete assigned tasks on time
  • Able to create technical requirements, specifications, and test plans
  • Knowledge of air brake systems preferred
  • Total Quality and Product Safety skills including familiarity with ISO-9001, Six Sigma and Functional Safety ISO26262 is a plus
  • Familiarity with relevant industry organizations such as SAE, SME, IEEE




  • 6+ years of automotive industry or commercial vehicle industry preferred
  • Prior automotive or commercial vehicle industry experience




  • Ideal candidate is able to lead a team of people to achieve project milestones or implement customer requirements. 
  • Able to handle multiple conflicting priorities and interface with sales, marketing, and engineering
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team in a dynamic working environment including international team members
  • Self-starter/self-motivating
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Solid analytical skills
  • Good organizational and project management skills


  • B.S. in Mechanical, Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering is required
  • M.S. in Mechanical, Electrical or Mechatronics 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.

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