Sr. Application Engineer – Automotive (303)

Sr. Application Engineer – Automotive

 Detroit, MI

A leading supplier of Automotive Electronic components is seeking an Applications Engineer that will provide product positioning and design in support for automotive electronic customers across Company’s automotive product portfolio including power, micro-controllers, and sensors.

Job Description:

The Systems Applications Engineering role includes new business acquisition, applications support, and future product definition.

  • Promote Company’s products to automotive and industrial customers
  • Develop and implement product and technical trainings
  • Provide applications support for customers integrating Company products including analysis of requirements, design support, troubleshooting, test and simulation
  • Develop laboratory resources to conduct tests of Company products such as magnetic and pressure sensors
  • Competitive analysis
  • Capture customer feedback and co-develop new product proposals


  • 5 years of experience in automotive and/or industrial sensor design
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Project/program management experience
  • Capability in LabVIEW, PSpice or LTSpice, MATLAB, and magnetic modeling experience a plus
  • Understanding of OEM/Tier1 product development and qualification process
  • 10 to 15% travel may be required
  • Programming skills (C++, microcontrollers etc.) preferred


Degree:  BSEE or similar

Salary:  Base plus bonus and benefits based on experience

Travel:  up to 15%