Process Engineer - Engineering Processing Department


DENSO is one of the largest global automotive suppliers of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electronics and information and safety. From automated driving to hybrid and electric vehicle components, we’re crafting the core technologies of modern mobility. We draw on the strengths of individual inventors who are joining together to become an unstoppable force for global good. With our North American headquarters located in Michigan, DENSO employs more than 24,000 people at 28 consolidated subsidiaries and 4 affiliates across the North American region. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 38 countries and regions and employs more than 170,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, totaled US$48.1 billion.


As a member of the Process Improvement team, the Process Engineer leads product development teams to improve performance by aligning current processes and practices with industry best practices, standards, and business goals. The ideal candidate is one who has developed electronics products as a Systems, Electronics, or Software Engineer then has transitioned to a Process Engineer role where they leverage their knowledge. The Process Engineer is not a developer, but rather a person who systematically promotes best practices to developers.

Job Responsibilities:

a) Develop a deep understanding of development concepts, practices and tools used at DENSO.

b) Perform gap analysis, prioritize gaps, utilize SMEs, leaders and knowledge of tools to create efficient and effective solutions

c) Train users, pilot, roll out, and support revised processes

d) Help users successfully adopt processes, and tailor as needed to fit the project's circumstances.

e) Evaluate and act on Process Change Requests.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree is ideal.
  • Process improvement and related standards, including CMMI or Automotive SPICE, Functional Safety as per ISO26262, and CyberSecurity
  • Exceptional communication and facilitation skills. Ability to advocate best practices. Analytical skills to diagnose & resolve process & tool issues
  • Record of successful and measurable process/performance improvement initiatives
  • Experience with ALM tools in support of process/business goals
  • At least five years of electronics development experience as a Systems, Electrical or Software engineer, preferably within the automotive industry
  • Quality Assurance background is helpful