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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.

Electrical Engineer




Responsible for the design and development of electrical and electronic systems hardware and software. This person is also to provide test and production support with regard to resolving electrical/electronic issues on product, production and test hardware as necessary.



  • Analyze customer requirements and specifications.
  • Define system and component operating requirements and control scheme.
  • Prepare technical specifications for the electrical/electronic components and system.
  • Design control circuits, digital and analog.
  • Create PCB layouts in compliance with customer requirements.
  • Develop control software/algorithms.
  • Development of test specifications and coordination of product test setups.
  • Interface to and direct PCB fabrication activities.
  • Prototype and test new circuits.
  • Supervise testing for design verification.
  • Assist production and test to resolve EE, instrumentation, system diagnostic and control issues.
  • Documentation of work in compliance with ITAF 16949.
  • Provide field support for customers.
  • The information is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time.





  • BS in electrical engineering
  • Two (2) years of experience in digital electronics engineering
  • Two (2) years of experience designing products with high volume production, preferably automotive
  • One (1) year of experience using Altium Designer engineering CAD software
  • Working knowledge of automotive specification and requirements for EE and electromechanical systems
  • Experience in developing ISO26262 compliant modules
  • One (1) year of experience creating automotive DFMEAs
  • Strong communication skills
  • Customer presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of instrumentation and data acquisition systems




  • Experience using C and Assembly language in embedded programming
  • Broad skills in electrical engineering
  • Items to be listed are the “nice to haves”
  • For example:  Master’s degree in Engineering
  • Thermal Management experience



TRAVEL: Up to 25%, Local, Global, etc.



  • 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:  8589
Country/Region:  US
Published:  Feb 26, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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