Bertrandt US

  • Vehicle Electronics Analysis Specialist

    Job Locations US-TN-Chattanooga
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/13/2018 3:01 PM)
    Engineering Support
  • Overview

    Bertrandt - your trustworthy engineering partner


    Looking for a career, not just a job? Want to join a dynamic team working for an international industry leader? Enjoy an energetic work atmosphere? Bertrandt US may be just what you have been looking for!

    The Bertrandt Group has been providing development solutions for the international automotive and aviation industries in Europe, China and the USA for more than 40 years. A total of around 13,000 employees at 53 locations guarantee extensive know-how, sustainable project solutions and a high level of customer orientation. Its main customers include the major manufacturers and numerous system suppliers.



    H1B sponsorship is not available for these positions.



    The application of electronics knowledge through the use of vehicle analysis techniques and equipment, specifically in electrical systems and electronics for pre-series and series builds.

    • Initiation and support of root cause analysis in failures of the entire electronic network in the vehicle.
    • Analysis of test failures with respect to vehicle electrical systems, electronics, and vehicle data
    • Recognition and application of effective solutions for the technical and functional improvement of the vehicle components.
    • Tracking of operational measures for the improvement of manufacturing quality and cost minimization.
    • Development of proposals for the optimization of series production.
    • Documentation of the error tracking process.
    • Planning and participation in ad hoc task groups with specialized electrical expertise.
    • Planning, participation, and support in workshops to address specialized problems with state-of-the-art solutions
    • Support and application of IT systems (Internet, system, and networks) necessary to the assembly and test process through consultation and actual installation.



    • Setup and Perform the Initialization, Flashing, and/or Software Coding of various Control Units with a vehicle
    • Verification of vehicle functions in the pre-series builds by means of automated testing and the early commissioning of vehicles prior to the regularly scheduled series builds
    • Investigation and fine-tuning of solution proposals for issues occurring in the prototype vehicles. Pursuit of agreed-upon solutions in other departments, including planning, quality assurance, and research and development.
    • Development of creative solutions to typical problems of prototypes for use in the assembly process, and the conversion of these solutions to standardized methods
    • Introduction and pursuit of the effective measures to address problem sheets, deviations, or product changes
    • Cooperation in the technical and functional improvement of the vehicle components and active participation in the development of future products.


    • B.S. in Electrical or Software Engineering Or Equivalent Experience (approx. 3 to 5 years) and Vocational Training Certificates in vehicle electronics analysis
    • Advanced degree in Electronics preferred
    • 5 years job related experience, automotive background preferred
    • Knowledge of Automotive Systems / Construction
    • Previous Experience in new vehicle launches
    • Experience with vehicle electronic networks/systems (i.e. CAN, LIN)
    • Experience with vehicle flash and diagnostics tools/protocol (i.e. CAN-OE, DiagRA, OBD II standards, UDS, KWP2000, etc.)
    • Wire harness manufacturing knowledge
    • Proficient with IT-Systems, Office package
    • Ability to adapt to company-specific software systems
    • Ability to read/understand technical drawings/specifications
    • Ability to prepare technical summary reports
    • Good knowledge in German or Spanish preferred
    • Previous experience in the launch of new vehicles preferred
    • Experience with embedded networked software based systems preffered
    • Analytical and conceptual thinking – using logic and reason, creative and strategic
    • Preferably experience in automotive area (OEM´s, suppliers)
    • Communication skills – interpersonal, presentation and written
    • Computer savvy – skilled in the use of software
    • Resource management and integration – joining people, processes and systems
    • Persuasiveness and negotiation skills
    • Decision making and problem solving
    • Availability for business trips (weeks to months)



    • Complete and comprehensive benefits package including Med/Dent/Vision
    • Employer paid STD/LTD/Life
    • 401k Retirement program
    • Generous paid vacation/sick/holidays
    • Creativity encouraged in a fun, friendly work environment  


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