Continental Corporation Hardware Engineer Sr. (TR) in Guadalajara, Mexico

About Continental With sales of €40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 230,000 employees in 56 countries. In the Powertrain Division we integrate innovative and efficient powertrain system solutions from today and tomorrow for vehicles of all categories. Within the vision of Clean Power, our products make driving not only more affordable and environmentally friendly, but also more comfortable and enjoyable. We offer our customers a comprehensive selection of products ranging from gasoline and diesel injection systems, turbochargers, engine management and transmission control systems to sensors and actuators. Exhaust aftertreatment, fuel supply systems as well as systems and components for hybrid and electric drives complete our portfolio. There are two main impulses for the advancement of drive technologies: Firstly, active climate protection, in particular the reduction of CO2 emissions and exhaust gases. And secondly, the increasing need for individual mobility, which results in various requirements for vehicles and drive systems. The Powertrain Division has more than 35,400 employees working at 54 locations in 19 countries.

Auto req ID 92170BR

Job Title Hardware Engineer Sr. (TR)

Country Mexico

Posting Location Guadalajara

Job Description


The Sr. Electrical Engineer is the responsible for integration, verification and validation of electrical/electronic circuits of transmission products, based on the customer's specifications (external or internal). He provides technical support for the client and the Business Unit with the requirements and design implementation and provides technical guidance/mentoring to other engineers

Core Responsibilities:

Select and test new electronic components.

Verify design by updating/performing worst case analysis utilizing Mathcad and Pspice simulation

Design for manufacturing, use of Zuken or similar schematic capture tool

Work with PCB designers for optimization and considering EMC radiation and immunity performance

Test and debug of prototype designs using electronic measurement tools (oscilloscopes, logic and spectrum analyzers)

Given a set of requirements (customer/internal), create and/or execute hardware testing to requirements, document findings and review with team.

Planning and tracking of hardware development status and issues.

Additional Responsibilities:

Completes the definition of complex electrical designs, arbitrates design options, and monitors results.

Successfully communicates appropriate project information to cross­functional teams and management. Main technical interface to the Customer for the electrical design.

Provides technical support to production, marketing, sales, and/or other departments.

Leads quotation activities for potential new projects.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

5+ years’ experience in Electronic Products or Systems

Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering

Very good knowledge of DC and AC electronics, discrete filters, AD/DA circuitry, Digital Controllers, Voltage Regulators, Power Management circuits, ESD, EMI and low Frequency circuitry.

Effective verbal and written English communication skills

Self-motivated with strong troubleshooting and analysis skills

Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast paced environment

Familiarity with electronic tools (power supply, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzers etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

The applicant must be able to travel to domestic and international locations (engineering sites, suppliers, and customers) up to 25% of their time.

Automotive Engineering Experience

Electronic packaging design

MS Electrical Engineering

Able to apply design/development tools as required (FMEA, 8D Methodology, etc.).

IQFMEA, Familiar with Lab test equipment.

Fundamental knowledge of transmission operation and hydraulic systems.

Demonstrated ability to launch new products in overseas factories.

Contact Name Araceli Palos

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