Product Engineer 

LOCATION: Avon / Ohio (US-OH), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 3272 | 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!



Product Engineer

Position Summary: 

This position is responsible for development, design, application, testing, and release of next generation Driver Assistance products and features for commercial vehicles.


Essential Functions: 

  • Working as ADAS team Agile/SCRUM developer from Huntington plant location
  • Being ADAS liaison between  locations involved in the production of appropriate parts (Avon, Monterrey, etc.)
  • Developing system designs, system requirements definitions, cross-product communication interfaces, product testing, and release.
  • Collecting internal and customer requirements for new driver assistance product opportunities.
  • Developing and executing technical plans (analysis, simulation, vehicle test) to validate system release and product applications
  • Releasing of products and documentation pertaining to Wingman Fusion and other ADAS offerings at customers compliant with the Global Change Management process and ASPICE concepts (V-model development, requirements traceability), using tools such as Teamcenter PLM and PTC Integrity
  • Application of next-generation components, functions, and systems.
  • Component DVP&R testing according to Bendix and customer requirements.
  • Authoring technical documentation for driver assistance products, including: test reports and customer-facing specifications for installation, calibration, and service of these systems.
  • Software / Hardware in the loop testing.
  • Benchmarking competitive systems.
  • Interfacing with customers, software developers, systems engineers and management to communicate status of projects.
  • Willing to travel (test track, customer locations, headquarters) as required 15-20%.



  • In-depth knowledge of electronic device production lines is a plus.
  • Broad automotive and electronic systems knowledge, preferably related to heavy truck - required.
  • Knowledge of vehicle communication protocols including J1939, UDS, and XCP - required.
  • Technical knowledge of Driver Assistance components and impact on overall vehicle performance – very helpful.
  • Familiar with CANalyzer, CANape, CANoe, Matlab, Simulink, dSpace, Python, and TruckSim – required.
  • Knowledge and experience with product quality tools such as system FMEA, DVP&R, ISO 26262, ASPICE, and Cyber Security concepts – highly desirable.
  • In-depth knowledge of air brake systems is a plus.



  • Desired 3+ years of experience preferably in driver assistance product development, vehicle dynamics and release
  • Hands on mechanical, electrical, automotive experience.
  • Experience in the heavy-duty truck, bus and/or automotive market is a plus.
  • Production line experience.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team in a dynamic working environment including international team members.


  • Ability to assimilate data quickly
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and a proactive work ethic.
  • Capable of prioritizing time/resources/goals and possess strong interpersonal skills to ensure success in a cross-functional, team environment.
  • Formulates new processes and strategic thinking to enhance business unit performance.
  • Ideal candidate is a self-starter with demonstrated project management skills
  • Supports teams in planning and decision making.  
  • Strong customer orientation to enhance business relationships and growth.
  • Capable of performing in a highly stressful environment.
  • Influential and motivational, provides direction, removes barriers.
  • Leads with sense of urgency
  • Desire to learn new tools and develop a cross-functional skill set.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Systems Engineering required 


Up to 15-20%


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