Automotive HW Manager (312)

Platform HW Manager – Passive Safety Electronics

Detroit, MI

Job Description:

Global Tier 1 Supplier of Automotive Electronics is in need of an experienced Platform Hardware Manager with 10 + years’ experience working with Passive Safety Electronics. The Platform Hardware Manager is responsible to identify, plan and monitor the HW development activities and resources necessary for the project. Responsible to follow the HW development process producing the required work products, support Gate reviews for HW deliverables, HW issues tracking, HW development status reporting to the Platform Team Lead, interface “internal customers” and component teams for HW related topics.

Position Requirements

Knowledge of:

  • analogue / Digital design and PCB layout
  • microcontroller and related peripherals HW interfaces
  • EMI / EMC / ESD design best practices
  • communication protocols for embedded systems
  • HW Design and Simulation tools and methods
  • E-CAD tools for schematic capture and PCB layout design
  • risk analysis methodologies (e.g. DFMEA)
  • ISO26262 HW section and related analysis methods
  • Design Knowledge for specific digital & analogue electronic components, ASICs and circuitry
  • Capability to ensure design compliance to requirements, select appropriate materials and components, perform and interpret stack-up analysis and worst-case analysis
  • Capability to use lab tools, equipment, and techniques to verify proper functioning of circuit design

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Plan and track HW developments activities
  • Develop HW design requirements and HW test requirements
  • Provides Electronic design (Schematic and PCB)


Degree:  Engineering degree required

Salary:  Base plus bonus and benefits