Automotive Applications Engineering Manager – New Posting

Automotive Applications Engineering Manager

Auburn Hills or Work from home

We are retained by a fast growing Semiconductor manufacturer and supplier that is seeking an experienced Microprocessor/ Microcontroller design and development Applications Engineering Manager.  The qualified candidate will have 5 plus years’ experience in the design and development of microprocessors and controllers for advanced automotive applications. This is a position where you will wear many hats as the applications you will be working on are highly technical and diverse.

The company is young and growing fast. As the Applications Engineering Manager you will be the voice to both the customers and internal design teams in all engineering related activities. The company is flexible, you can work out of your home or out of their office (Auburn Hills). This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a successful startup that can offer many challenges and rewards for your success. Listed below are the requirements and such for this role. We have worked with many semiconductor companies over 30 years, this company is the most dynamic and entrepreneurial supplier we have ever had the pleasure to work with.

Job Summary:

This person will be the primary technical and field applications support contact for some of the company’s major accounts. The main responsibility of this position is to engage with key customers and secure design wins incorporating Company products and services. The Technical Specialist is also responsible for defining and sharing current and emerging customer technical needs to improve the tactical and strategic product positioning.

Essential Functions:

  • Contribute to Company US Revenue growth through direct and in-direct technical activities.
  • Develop solid technical understanding of company products and relevant solutions.
  • Provides technical support to customers to meet or improve customer’s requirements with Company products and technical knowledge.
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities to grow Company business.
  • Gather potential market moves and competitors activities for Company product strategy.
  • Educate and present to regional sales and customers for Company products and technology.


  • 5+ years of hardware/software design experience with automotive electronic applications.
  • Ability to work independently with strong analytical skills, self-motivated and excellent interpersonal skills.

Salary:  Base, bonus, car allowance and great benefits

 Travel:  minimal

Degree:  BSEE required