EV Powertrain Manager

Mitsubishi Motors Engineering Ann Arbor, Michigan


We are Mitsubishi Motors R & D of America, Inc. (MRDA). We provide research, design input and testing for Mitsubishi brand vehicles sold in the United States. Our cars provide a unique blend of spirited performance, inspired design, and cutting edge technology. Mitsubishi vehicles are also a reflection of the creativity and diversity of our employees who are a spirited group of individuals. They look for something different, something unique, something that stands out... And they find it here at Mitsubishi Motors. We are looking for a EV Powertrain Manager

The primary responsibility is to lead a group of engineers to execute EV Powertrain programs. The position will plan resources, manage projects, report issues, and ensure that consistent high-quality work is delivered per internal processes. The manager also guides employee career development, and will perform all other departmental duties, as directed, or assigned.

A representation of the responsibilities is outlined below: 

  • Responsible for planning, directing and overseeing the operations of the EV powertrain group.
  • Lead a group of engineers to develop and deliver EV Powertrain programs that achieve performance and drivability targets.
  • Supervise the EV Powertrain benchmarking activities to improve energy efficiency, drivability and emissions.
  • Align with Mitsubishi Motor’s development processes and methodologies, and continuously improve them to yield high quality work.
  • Direct the in-field investigation, troubleshooting & root cause analysis of Mitsubishi Motors vehicle issues related to EV Powertrain.
  • Plan department annual goals, resources and timeline, manage work, and report status, issues, and risks to senior management team.
  • Provide technical oversight to your engineering team, including evaluations of engineering issues and risk assessment.
  • Provide oversight and direction to the employees in the department in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures.
  • Coach, mentor and develop staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding and providing career development planning and opportunities.
  • Prepare, manage and report on the annual department budget.
Position Requirements and “Nice to Haves”:
  • Four-year degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering or equivalent from an ABET Accredited University.
  • Minimum 5 years hands-on xEV Calibration experience on battery, e-motor or xEV systems
  • Minimum 5 years prior experience leading a group of Engineers in developing xEV programs.
  • Experience with MATLAB / Simulink or C programming language.
  • Willing to travel up to 20% for development testing.
  • Proficient in ETAS INCA and/ or ATI Vision calibration tools.


  • Master of Science in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical or equivalent from an ABET Accredited University.
  • xEV controls experience (Battery, e-Motor, system optimization)
  • Hands on competitive benchmarking experience

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  If you require reasonable accommodation at any point in the selection process, please direct your inquiries to your recruiter.