Lead Applications Engineer – Wire Harness Business Development


Major auto supplier seeks a Lead Applications Engineer to support the Business Development Group and lead wire harness and harness component technology discussions with North American OEMs.

Direct hire position.


  • Act as the main liaison to all North American customers for wire harness and harness component technologies (PDB, JBs, SJBs, high voltage, etc.)
  • Research and understand customer requirements related to automotive wire harnesses and their components, and communicate that information to related departments.
  • Provide design and specification development support to internal and external parties.
  • Coordinate information flow between the company, customers, and affiliated companies.
  • Maintain expert level product knowledge.
  • Respond to functional and technical elements of RFI/RFPs.
  • Coordinate market research related to electrical/electronic automotive technologies.
  • Articulate technology and product positioning to businesses and users.
  • Maintain accurate records of target accounts, opportunities, quotes, projects, contracts, and communication within the company-approved database.


  • BSEE/BSME/BBA or equivalent degree
  • 6+ years of automotive experience related to wire harness/wire harness component engineering or related technical experience
  • MSOffice
  • Ability to read mechanical and electrical blueprints and a solid understanding of electrical and mechanical control systems.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and people skills.
  • Organized multi-tasker who can prioritize and deliver on time.
  • Japanese language skills are preferred but not required.

Novi, MI


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Full-time, direct

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