Radio Frequency Reception Engineer

  • Novi, MI
  • Full-time

Job Description

Seeking a liaison Radio Frequency Reception Engineer to interface with the customer base and Product Development Team in Japan with regard to electrical engineering and validation issues on automotive electronics.

Key Job Duties/Responsibilities:

-The Reception Engineer will capture and analyze in-vehicle bus data including AVC LAN and CAN.

-The Reception Engineer should have an understanding of basic RF (FM, AM, XM, and HD).

-The Reception Engineer will test equipment experience with signal generator, audio analyzer, spectrum analyzer, noise generator, capture/playback simulations, oscilloscope, pulse generator, active probe.

-The Reception Engineer will work with OEM customers to define specifications and negotiate requirements when necessary.

-The Reception Engineer will communicate analysis results and customer requirements to the core engineering team in Japan for radio reception.

-The Reception Engineer will serve as the main contact with the customer and Product Development Team in Japan on the understanding of the system and for requirement definition, as well as issue analysis and validation.

-The Reception Engineer will bench testing and field testing (including subjective and objective test).

-Long drives for quality confirmation.

-The Reception Engineer will prepare and support design review and technical review meetings with OEM customers for system-level engineering issues.

-The Reception Engineer will create and execute functional and system testing and measurements based on specifications/requirements.

-The Reception Engineer will conduct hardware and software quality testing.

-The Reception Engineer will support customer with updating parts and testing when require.

-Customer Plant support especially during launch period.

-The Reception Engineer will prepare necessary documentation, material, reports, etc. for customer engineering meetings. -Request necessary input to Product Development Team in Japan as part of preparation.

-The Reception Engineer will develop and maintain open issue list for customer engineering meetings.

-Gain in-depth understanding of customer requirements/requests to give clear and concrete instructions to Product Development Team in Japan.

-The Reception Engineer will support vehicle and functional vehicle testing internal and with customer to confirm product functionality

-Travel requirements – May require more than 40% travel once product is ready for production.



-Experience with in-vehicle bus data including AVC LAN and CAN.

-Understanding of basic RF (FM, AM, XM, and HD).

-Test equipment experience with signal generator, audio analyzer, spectrum analyzer, noise generator, capture/playback simulations, oscilloscope, pulse generator, active probe.

-Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering or equivalent and related experience and/or training.

Competency Group #1: Personal/Interpersonal Skills

-Exceeding Customer Expectations -Provides timely and professional service to both internal and external customers; is responsive to customer needs and requests; is always courteous to the customer and considers the needs of the customer when making decisions. Has sufficient knowledge of products and services, builds rapport, and helps customers enthusiastically; communicates well with customers and follows up as necessary; is always professional and represents the organization positively.

-Communicating Effectively -Shares information. Listens and involves others. Clearly conveys ideas in a manner that engages others and helps them understand and retain the message. Changes interpersonal style and approach based on circumstance or audience; works hard with all kinds of people and workgroups; does not judge others.

-Accountability - Takes accountability for his/her actions and their consequences, both good and bad, owns mistakes and uses them as opportunities for learning and development.

-Building Fostering Teamwork-Is an honest and dependable team player who contributes to group collaboration and consensual decision making and shows empathy and respect for others. Builds and maintains good working relationships.

Competency Group #2: Work Results

-Delivers High Quality Results- Effectively organizes and balances tasks and priorities. Delivers on commitments; finishes tasks on time and critically reviews work to ensure quality and accuracy.

-Continuous Improvement-Uses formal and informal tools and techniques to achieve operational excellence. Maintains a constant focus on efforts to improve performance, quality and efficiency of work processes.

Competency Group #3: Job Specific Expertise

-Applies Job-Specific Expertise- Understands and masters the skills, knowledge, and tasks associated with his/her job; effectively applies specialized knowledge and skills to perform daily work tasks.

Competency Group #4-Profession Specific Competencies-Technical

-Solving Complex Problems- Thinks through complex problems and information using traditional and innovative approaches to identify effective solutions. Breaks down large problems into smaller, more manageable components; identifies key factors that influence the viability of different solutions; clarifies information needed to solve problems. Anticipates, detects, and prevents problems using a variety of methods and approaches.

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