Mechanical Product Architect (m/f/d) eAxle

Valeo eAutomotive Germany GmbH

📍 Erlangen
🏡 Partially Remote
📑 Permanent contract
⏱ Full time
📐 Engineering
💼 Professional


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  • As our new Product Architect (m/f/d) at the Erlangen site you act as a domain expert for the mechanical engineering of the mechanical eAxle product. As a part of an international team, you are responsible for the initial and later structure of projects requiring eAxle designs, concerning MD related topics in relation to product feasibility, requirements, standards and risk mitigation. Your mission for an electrified future:
  • You analyse customer, legal and internal requirements and create mechanical design concepts according to them.
  • In alignment with the management and the team, you define assembly set ups, define interfaces and RASI charts and start D-FMEAs.
  • You hold responsibility for the technical content of a project concerning design reviews, compliance to standards, risk assessments.
  • You recommend technologies and manufacturing processes.
  • You develop base technology, drive innovations, create standards, invention disclosure.
  • You plan work packages.

Hard skills

  • You hold a university degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or a comparable professional education.
  • You have a proven track record in mechanical design of drive train components, also concerning related sub-components (gear sets, bearings, tooth geometry) development.
  • You have excellent knowledge of gear box design and handling NVH issues.
  • You are experienced in leading internal and external team members, partners and suppliers, being a role model concerning used technologies and manufacturing processes of assemblies and parts.
  • You are skilled in the usage of PLM and CAD system (NX/Catia), being self-organised and proactive handling of automotive and internal standards and regulations.
  • You are fluent in English, ideally also fluent in German.


  • One of the most attractive collective agreements in the region (IG Metall).
  • A secure job in the future field of the automotive industry.
  • Professional trainings and career opportunities worldwide.
  • Hybrid working models for an optimal work-life balance.
  • Allowances for sports, health, pension scheme, canteen, etc.
  • Refuel your e-car free of charge at our charging stations on site.

We will electrify you – become part of an innovative team

Thanks to its strategy focused on innovation, Valeo is at the heart of the three revolutions which are disrupting the automotive sector: electrification, autonomous and connected cars, and digital mobility. These are revolutions that Valeo has been able to anticipate and which today provide amazing career opportuniti es, including internationally! At Valeo, innovation is driven by the diversity, authenticity and energy of its talent. Are you looking for new technological and human adventures? Join Valeo and its 109,900 employees across 29 countries!

State-of-the-art powertrain technology for an electric future of mobility – that is our goal at Valeo eAutomotive Germany GmbH. In the Powertrain Electrified Mobility (PEM) business unit, more than 1,500 employees at the Erlangen, Herzogenaurach and Bad Neustadt sites are currently researching, developing and testing everything that drives an e-vehicle – in particular e-motors, e-axles and other HV components of the latest performance class.

Valeo eAutomotive is looking for a Mechanical Product Architect (m/f/d) eAxle at the Erlangen site with immediate effect.

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