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At Gentherm, we say, “It’s about the person.” We’re with you on a cold winter day when you turn on your heated seat and steering wheel or helping manage patient body temperature in the operating room, recovering room or intensive care units. We take a human approach with everything we do.


As the global market leader of innovative thermal management and pneumatic comfort technologies for the automotive industry we embrace the opportunity to create and deliver extraordinary solutions  that make meaningful differences in everyday life. We do this by improving health, wellness, comfort and energy efficiency.



We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and combine that with our global leadership to deliver results. Working at Gentherm provides you the opportunity to not only shape the future of the automotive and medical industries, but also influence your career throughout the company. You will be engaged, challenged and inspired by our team to deliver leading thermal technologies that positively impact lives around the world.


As a Senior Electrical Engineer with Gentherm Medical, you will serve as an Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Engineering department. In this role you will provide electrical engineering leadership and expertise to support product and/or process development and lifecycle management, including design, development, analysis, testing, troubleshooting, etc.


  • Create/maintain applicable DHF/DMR documentation.
  • Extensive experience with Altium or other schematic capture and layout tool.
  • Evaluate alternatively sourced electrical components to support manufacturing/end user needs.
  • Identify and support the creation of or improvements to procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology.
  • Practical experience with risk assessment methods (i.e. DFMEA).
  • Provide mentorship to junior electrical engineering team members.
  • Support and conduct root cause analysis, verification and validation testing, manufacturing transfer activities, component obsolescence management for existing product.
  • Translates product requirements into electrical design specs, coordinating with internal & external resources to ensure timely realization of project deliverables.
  • Through the design process, you may design circuits including but not limited to Schematic Capture, Layout and Failure Mode Analysis for PCBA’s, Cables and other electromechanical components.
  • Work with external testing houses to ensure system meets EMC/EMI standard requirements.
  • Work on engineering change notices and own design change from request to implementation.
  • Works with and oversees external development partners who have electrical project responsibilities to ensure timely realization of project deliverables.
  • Working knowledge of electrical engineering fundamentals including, analog/digital design, sensors, optoelectronics, embedded microcontrollers, PCB boards, and EMC.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • 6+ years’ experience in similar role.
  • Ability to interpret, analyze, troubleshoot, and test electrical designs.
  • Advanced understanding of electrical components like microcontrollers, power supplies, motor control designs and manufacturing methods including common failure mode.
  • Experience with PCB Schematic & Layout process and tools (Altium Designer or similar schematic and board layout software).
  • Experience using electronic hardware lab tools for the development of design (e.g., Oscilloscope, Electronic Loads, Function Generator, Spectrum Analyzer, Environmental Chambers).
  • Experience with design control processes following ISO 13485 or FDA 21 CFR 820 Design Control Guidance for Medical Device Manufacturers.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Understanding of applicable risk/electrical safety standards (ISO 14971, IEC-60601-1, IEC 60601-1-2).
  • Working knowledge of electrical design process, electrical components, and manufacturing methods.


  • Experience working in the Medical Device Industry
  • Expert level knowledge on communication protocols (SPI, I2C, CAN, USB, RS-232, RS-485, Ethernet) and wireless technologies (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth)
  • Basic understanding of software life cycle for medical devices (IEC 62304)


  • Deliver Results
    • Understand the mission and output of your team; set SMART objectives and deliver
  • Drive Change
    • Focus on agility and commitment to continuous improvement; Understand and act on internal and external drivers of change
  • Build Capability
    • Foster a culture of learning and development; Support individual growth through continuous feedback to achieve personal and professional goals
  • Cultivate Innovation
    • Openly embrace, create, implement and support new and innovative ideas, processes and technology that deliver business results


All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. Gentherm is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.

Gentherm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Req ID:  8645
Country/Region:  US
Published:  Jan 19, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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