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.

Senior Manager, Software Engineering




Gentherm recently launched WellSense; a software-defined consumer experience portfolio that promotes health and well-being in the vehicle. We are seeking a product lead with exceptional technical expertise that synergizes our thermal and pneumatic hardware, software algorithms through cloud connectivity and embedded software pieces, advanced sensing, and data-driven ML/AI applications into a sellable product. This position involves overseeing the cross-functional engineering talent to bring innovative concepts to market launch.



  • Direct cross-functional engineering teams to ensure the successful execution of WellSenseTM product development according to Agile methodology to meet milestones.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and engineering teams to translate concepts and/or scientific data into end-to-end reference solutions for WellSenseTM
  • Provide technical vision that enables different engineering functions to bring multiple and complex requirements into modern automotive architecture/solutions.
  • Direct cross-functional engineers on building prototypes and mock-ups to test and iterate on product features and functionalities that can be seamlessly integrated into OEM vehicle systems, mobile applications, and the Cloud.
  • Develop innovative prototypes towards production-ready HW & SW Platforms
  • Lead important strategic customer advanced development projects with control algorithms and software.
  • Ensure new developments are aligned to deliver ASPICE/ISO26262 compliant products.
  • Deliver new HW & SW platforms for customer-awarded programs.
  • Conduct stand-ups, remove roadblocks, and assist with project backlog.
  • Experience with Software/API integration of network technologies such as CAN, LIN.
  • Align dependencies across disciplines to execute project timing.
  • Communicate project status on an ongoing basis and identify any associated risks.
  • Deliver validated software and hardware, SW architecture and system design.






  • BS Degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience with automotive electronics hardware, software and systems requirements, functional objectives and validation methods and tools.
  • Excellent technical project management skills, including planning and organization, decision-making, problem-solving, and project management.
  • Experience combining physical and digital assets into modern automotive solutions.
  • Deep understanding of future trends in connected vehicle architecture including current networks and future direction (e.g., domain-based control).
  • Demonstrated ability to be creative and resourceful (e.g., sourcing external partners, and collaborating with customers to solve new problems).
  • Proven experience of bringing innovative ideas into a sellable product
  • Demonstrated rapid prototype approach to new product development.




  • Experience with AGILE-style product development.
  • Experience in using LIN and/or CAN for automotive OEM
  • Successful production launch of ASPICE project



TRAVEL: Less than 5%



  • 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:  9254
Country/Region:  US
Published:  Apr 16, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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