As a Design and Release Engineer, you will have ownership to conceptualize, design and develop various electrical components within the Electrical/Electronic Engineering organization. The Design and Release Engineer will report to the department manager.


  • Design and release of Exterior electrical components within the vehicle, in collaboration with the exteriors team
  • Be the electrical expert in helping the Exteriors team design and develop the best electrical components possible.
  • Own the electrical interface between the components and electronic modules
  • Develop device transmittals, detailing voltage, current, fusing, communications and software requirements for your devices
  • Release components in the PLM system
  • Ensure that components are packaged in 3D without any interferences
  • Ensure the creation and maintenance of all design quality documents, such as FMEAs, DVP&R, Root Cause Analysis etc.
  • Collaborate with key systems and component suppliers and support overall vehicle development milestones and prototype/production build events.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams within Byton to ensure system manufacturing and assembly feasibility and serviceability.
  • Help device owner with creating the RFQ package to be submitted to potential suppliers
  • Assist with creating change request as part of the release process
  • Support SQA in supplier APQA and PPAP process


  • BS in Electrical Engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with automotive electrical components, either as a design or release engineer
  • Automotive experience at an OEM or Tier 1
  • Must be self-motivated, with a desire to continuously improve and learn.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects with tight timing constraints, providing examples of such scenarios throughout ones career.
  • Knowledge of Design for Manufacturing
  • Must excel in a collaborative development team environment.
  • Must be able to work effectively with staff and customers at all levels
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills




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