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Lake Orion, MI

Electrical Systems Engineer

Electrical Systems Engineer

FPC of Brighton

FPC of Brighton

Job Summary

Full Time-Direct Hire

The Electrical Systems Engineer is responsible for the design, development, and execution of core electrical systems architecture and components. The individual will be responsible for defining and documenting overall electrical architecture, being design responsible for key electrical systems, and overseeing validation of those components and systems.



  • Develops system electrical architectural schematics, and wiring diagrams performs systems integration and validation for development and production batteries.
  • Specifies components (wiring, connectors, contactors, fuses, etc.) and ensures products meet internal and customer requirements.
  • Develops Electrical systems DFMEAs, WCCA, etc.
  • Evaluates supplier specifications & validation data to ensure selection of the proper suppliers.
  • Key contributor in the evaluation of prospective suppliers.
  • Develops electrical system DVP&Rs for integration into or support of overall ABS system DVP&Rs.
  • Supports all prototype system builds ensuring parts are on time.
  • Troubleshooting any issues with electrical systems.
  • Expands professional and technical knowledge by attending educational seminars and conferences, reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal networks.
  • Contributes to team growth by completing projects in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  • Predictable and reliable attendance. 


Position Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science and/or Engineering in Energy Systems Engineering or equivalent degree.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in automotive or similar electrical systems; wiring, controls, CAN, connectors.
  • Adept in data processing and statistical analysis.
  • Effective communicator, capable of concisely presenting highly technical test data to internal and external customers, as well as effectively communicating with suppliers.
  • Experienced with the handling of high voltage lithium-ion battery systems. 
  • Educated on common automotive & industry test certifications.
  • Familiar with the product design process.
  • Self-motivated problem solver who pays attention to the fine details.
  • Challenges the status quo and strives for continuous improvement.
  • Abides by safety standards and protocols.


Key Competencies

  • Influences Others: Has personal and organizational impact built on mutual trust, fairness, and honesty.  Flexes their style to direct, collaborate, or empower, as the situation requires.
  • Self-Leadership: Enjoys positions of responsibility and authority. Desires and chooses to be in a leadership position.
  • Takes Calculated Risks: Takes calculated risks to achieve goals. Finds a balance between analysis and action. When fails, accepts it, learns from it, and moves on to the next challenge.
  • Takes Initiative: Exhibits strong drive for results and success; conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure; persists despite obstacles and opposition.
  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively with others to accomplish team goals and organizational objectives.
  • Delivers Results: Achievement-oriented, feeling a sense of urgency to reach goals on time, if not before.
  • Communications: Exchanges thoughts, feelings, and information effectively.
  • Assertiveness: Maintaining a position when you know you are right; standing up to others and expressing views without fear or for approval and without engaging in unnecessary aggression.


Physical Requirements / Working Conditions

The physical 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 essential functions.

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment. 
  • Ability to adjust focus, especially due to concentration on a computer screen. 
  • May need to lift and carry up to 30 pounds and/or position the body to reach items on the floor/below knee level or reach overhead. 
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about in industrial environments, and on uneven terrain. 
  • Works in a temperature-controlled office environment, with occasional work in outdoor weather conditions, and in industrial environments. 
  • The noise level in the work environment can be moderately loud.


Why Join Us

We provide a comprehensive benefit plan options at no cost, competitive salary, and equity eligibility to all associates.We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


Benefits Overview

  • Paid time off includes 4 weeks, 15 holidays, sick time, and parental leave.
  • 100% company-paid medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability life insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA) offerings.
  • Company provided 401K savings plan with matching contributions to help you save for retirement.
  • Voluntary benefits offerings.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • Employee Referral program.
  • Employee development and career growth opportunities.

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