Go further, faster and be #StrongerTogether! We are more successful together. This is why you have the opportunity to become a star in our team.

Our passion makes us a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry as well as a pioneer for the mobility of the future. Our product portfolio addresses all crucial issues related to powertrain and air conditioning technology – both for e-mobility and vehicles with combustion engines. Today, more than 79,000 employees work on innovative products throughout 160 production locations and 16 major development centers. Our goal is to shape the mobility of tomorrow – let’s be #StrongerTogether. Join our team MAHLE.

Your Role & Responsibilities

  • Create bill of material (BOM) and maintain system master data
  • Creates functional specifications
  • Identify design and functionality risks
  • Conducts feasibility studies and analysis
  • Creates design verification plan
  • Communicates technical concepts to CAD / CAE and ensures ongoing design changes are transferred to customer; ensures drawings and BOM are released to latest specifications
  • Decides design for prototype, samples and production parts (design freeze)
  • Conduct functional analysis/ Design-FMEA (incl. list of critical functions)
  • Conduct design reviews and release design and drawings
  • Structure all product related work in regards to function, quality, cost and timeline
  • Coordinate the work packages of Development and ensure timely decisions in Core Team and Extended Team
  • Issue prototype control plan
  • Initiate and verify simulations
  • Create an engineering change documentation (e.g. MTI system; ECM; Teamcenter)
  • Validate pre-series parts and review customer-validation-parts
  • Clarify patent and license issues
  • Supports other Mechatronics regions to ensure fluent and effective communication with NA customers.
  • Supports other Mechatronics regions in Pre-development or PDP activities.

Your Skills & Strengths

  • Minimum of 3+ years of related experience in the automotive industry is required
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, or Mechatronics is required; Mechatronics degree preferred
  • Ability to handle projects with multiple work streams, with proven leadership success over a wide variety of business problems.
  • Proven planning abilities, including successful execution of such plans
  • CAD / Catia Design / NX skills preferred
  • Fluency in English language (spoken and written) required; fluency in Spanish, German, or Slovenian languages a plus
  • Experience working with multicultural teams / regions a plus

In addition to work in a great team, we encourage you to reach your personal potential and through outstanding learning and development opportunities. Exciting assignments and personalized support for your career are available to you.

Facts about the job

Entry level

Experienced hires , University graduates



Functional area

R&D / Engineering Product development, R&D / Engineering Design engineering, R&D / Engineering System Engineering

Functional area

R&D / Engineering Product development, R&D / Engineering Design engineering, R&D / Engineering System Engineering




Joseph Ballard

Joseph Ballard

Farmington Hills: MAHLE Powertrain US LLC; Lockport and Troy: MAHLE Behr Troy Inc. ;
Research and Development, Sales
Phone: +1 248 596 3165
e-Mail: joseph.ballard@us.mahle.com

Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

Shape the future with us.

Our Division Mechatronics

Mechatronic components are playing an increasingly crucial role in enhancing the efficiency of the powertrain and advancing e-mobility. With its electric drives, actuators and auxiliaries, and control and power electronics product groups, MAHLE already offers relevant solutions in this area today.

Dual Group Strategy

Based on our Dual Group Strategy, we are strengthening our market position and tackling future trends. Our motivation is to optimize existing technology and to break new ground – having one goal in mind: Mobility should be efficient, environmentally friendly and comfortable. Integrated system solutions for electro-mobility are just one of our priority areas.

We look forward to welcoming you!

MAHLE offers you an attractive international working environment. Our work is characterised by collegiality, flat hierarchies and personal responsibility. Apply now and join our team!

I see MAHLE as a strong global player, where people ultimately matter. Here I have the freedom to contribute my own ideas and to break new ground - and I pass that on to my team. At MAHLE, the task, and not hierarchy, always takes priority.

Jonathan Dörflinger

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