Head of Powertrain & EV Drivetrain Systems
Company: Plasma International (Recruitment Services) Ltd
Location: Sherman Oaks
Posted on: February 23, 2021
Do you want to work for one of the world's leading players
involved in the development of the next generation of fully
electric and hybrid vehicles? Due to the global interest in their
range of luxury vehicles they are currently embarking on a large
number of talent acquisition programs at their Los Angeles based
facility. They now seek to recruit an experienced Head of
Powertrain & EV Drivetrain Systems responsible for leading the
Design and Engineering of entire Powertrain and EV Drivetrain
systems encompassing all phases of product development from
architecture to production launch. Responsibilities
- Responsible for design, development and integration of the
powertrain hardware, power electronics, control system and software
for Battery Electrical Vehicles (BEV), Extended Range Electrical
Vehicle (EREV) and Fuel Cell vehicles. The powertrain systems
include Battery packs with BMS, Inverters, DC-DC converters,
thermal system, high voltage distribution, charging system,
powertrain control system, etc. ICE system is also included for
range extender like Engine, induction, exhaust, drivelines, Fuel
Systems, Transaxles, etc.
- Complete functional requirements and deliverables to meet
program attributes, cost and timing objectives:
- Develop a capable and high performing team with technical
expertise and winning cultures. Provide strong leadership with
Managers, Tech leaders and Engineers.
- Strong management skills for resolving business and technical
issues. Focus on objectives/deliverables and drive for
- Foster creativity and develop innovative technologies in
powertrain, especially in control system and software areas.
- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required (Electrical or
Mechanical Engineering)- Master's degree highly preferred.
- Direct experience with automotive powertrain engineering
including internal combustion engines, electric drive and hybrid
control, power electronics, battery pack systems, emissions and
regulatory testing. Automotive OEM experience preferred.
- Track record of successful vehicle program development
experience, including design, sourcing, verification, and launch of
EV, ICE and hybrid propulsion systems.
- Hands on, creative mindset with experience in advanced
automotive propulsion system development using advanced engineering
and R&D methodologies.
- Ability to deal effectively with and lead within a fast-paced,
dynamic and change-oriented environment.
- Excellent leadership skills with experience building and
leading engineering and business teams that may be in multiple
locations. International experience within China preferred.
- Ability to partner and work collaboratively in a cross
functional team environment. This position is a rare opportunity to
work for an Electrical Vehicle company with exciting technologies
(BEV, EREV and Fuel Cell etc.), and great global opportunities with
broad responsibility, innovative products, high-visibility and
recognitions. The role offers a generous salary and a complete
benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD;
paid vacation, holidays and personal days; and a 401K with matching
contributions. Relocation assistance is available.
Keywords: Plasma International (Recruitment Services) Ltd, Los Angeles , Head of Powertrain & EV Drivetrain Systems, Other , Sherman Oaks, California
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