Customer Solution Engineer @ Dana Holding

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Job Description:

As core assignment, the employee will be responsible for selecting the proper driveshaft(s) based on customer needs and requirements. He/she will also be responsible to size the power generation and distribution system in electric powertrains considering the specific mission profile.

Main Responsibilities

  • Customer technical interface: he/she is the main (single) technical interface with the customer. He/she is the customer technical reference during the development of new projects, answer customer questions and leads the problem solving.
  • Application analysis: starting from the customer requirements, the application knowledge and the customer needs, identifies, calculates and selects the best technical solution(s) to be offered to the customer. Manages the technical presentations to the customer and interacts with Sales and Product Management functions.
  • Powertrain solutions: in case of powertrain systems (e.g. multiple and interconnected HW and SW elements), he/she is responsible to collect and manage the customer requirements, communicate the requirements to the Product and System Engineering and verify the requirements are met on the final machine.
  • Continuous improvement: contributes to improve the calculation tools, the processes, the documentation, the vehicle and application knowledge.
  • Mission Profile: gathers (via experimental tests) and analyses mission profile data to support the accurate selection of the power distribution system.
  • Customer visits: attends meeting at customer site and machine check-out. If needed, especially for high complexity/priority projects, he/she attends testing, commissioning, and development activities at the customer premises. In rare cases, the presence at the customer site may be on a weekly base for some weeks.

Main opportunities and challenge


  • Opportunity to be part of an international and skilled engineering community
  • Be involved in new development projects by big OEMs
  • Possibility to contribute to the growth of a young and expanding organization
  • Contribute to Dana product strategy by capturing customer needs and product gaps
  • Interact with many people with multiple roles in many countries.
  • Travel in EU (approx. 50days/year) to stay connected with customers and colleagues
  • Multiple career opportunities

Professional Background

  • 2+ years of experience as application engineer for mechanical components or diversified experience in design, development engineering, or applications engineering as related to the off-highway, drivetrain/powertrain, or related mechanical industry
  • Coming from Walterscheid, ZF or OH OEMs (CNH, Landini, Deere,…)
  • Experience in multinational companies

Hard Skills Essential

  • Demonstrated Technical acumen
  • At ease with sizing and calculation principles
  • Capable of reading technical drawings and specifications of powertrain components
  • Fluent in Business English

Considered as a plus

  • Experince in the OH sector, Knowledge of Off-Highway market & the related applications, standards & regulations
  • Experience with OH driveshaft, transmissions, axles and power distribution systems
  • Experience as test engineer, field engineer
  • Coming from Walterscheid, ZF or OH OEMs (CNH, Landini, Deere,…)
  • Knowledge of Matlab
  • Knowledge of Polarion
  • Knowledge of CREO
  • Experience in international team management
  • Multi-lingual: Spanish, Italian, Dutch, French, and/or German

Experience Level: Mid-Senior
Work From: Onsite

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