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Job title:  Project Manager Transmission & E-Axle Design f/m/d

Posting Date:  Mar 24, 2023
Company:  AVL List GmbH

Graz, AT

Job ID:  34516

AVL is one of the world’s leading mobility technology companies for development, simulation and testing in the automotive industry, and in other sectors. As a global technology provider , AVL offers concepts, solutions and methodologies in the fields of e-mobility, ADAS and autonomous driving, vehicle integration, digitalization, virtualization, Big Data, and much more.


Project Manager Transmission & E-Axle Design f/m/d

Are you a dedicated Engineer and experienced within the transmission/electromobility field, who likes challenges and is motivated by motivating others? Do you enjoy working close to the technology, product, and customer? We are looking for a Project Manager with focus on Design within transmission/E-drive technologies to strengthen us and to build up our inhouse capabilities as well as contribute capabilities as well as contribute at our customer sites.





  • Engage in Transmission and E-Axle/EDU product team and its tasks and responsibilities 
  • Responsible for design projects coordination for transmission and e-axle systems, using 3D CAD tools and prepares 2D drawings for manufacturing 
  • Participating in design reviews, product development process reviews and release meetings
  • Interacting with relevant teams to perform design tasks (i.e., simulation, testing, suppliers, and manufacturing) and supporting business development with design relevance
  • Resolves design constraints and establishes interfaces (structural, electrical, thermal) 
  • Participate in D-FMEA/S-FMEA, handle tolerance stacks and provide input to Bill of Material (BOM).
  • Project lead and guidance of development teams in above technical areas
  • Plans and formulates own workflow and that of others to meet specified deadlines, using and following the AVL project and product processes
  • Support usage and enhancement of AVL product process in the corresponding responsibility area
  • Develop new and improve existing methods and guidelines, and stay up to date with most recent technology findings within the field of drivetrains
  • Support in problem solving on existing products/projects with detailed root cause analysis.
  • Working in international project teams, in cooperation with different AVL departments worldwide, in direct contact with our customers.
  • Close cooperation with other product related skill teams in AVL, such as design, simulation/ calculation teams and powertrain system team
  • Support cross-divisional development teams
  • Support sales activities together with other skill teams and affiliates




  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Automotive, Mechatronics or Aerospace Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of design experience, preferably within transmission and/or E-drive design
  • Knowledge in designing transmission and E-Drive systems, housings (castings), lubrication, and system including machine elements (gears, bearings, lubricants, clutches, hydraulic systems, etc.)
  • Knowledge in hybrid systems and/or electric machine design.
  • Experience from product development of transmissions E-drive
  • Experience from DS Catia V5 & PTC Creo Parametric experience
  • Well organized and enthusiastic team member that can work independently, guide your colleagues, and lead the work forward
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent speaking and excellent writing skills in English (German skills preferable)
  • Willing/able to travel




  • Homeoffice
  • Flexitime Regulation
  • Canteen
  • Award-winning Training Programs
  • Health Management
  • Parental Leave Management (Maternity/Paternity Protection & Educational Leave)


Annual Remuneration: Due to the Austrian Equal Treatment Act we are obligated to state the annual gross remuneration (full-time) for this position as a basis for negotiation: €59.000,00. We will, in any case, offer market-conforming payment taking qualifications and professional experience into account.


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