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Product Development Engineer
Plymouth, MI

Position No Longer Open

Posted 10/02/2019

Required Skills

  • This is a Contract to Direct Hire opportunity
  • Client is preferably seeking candidates with Powertrain experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Minimum five years’ experience in automotive product design engineering
  • Knowledge:
  • Development process of automotive parts
  • Automotive parts knowledge for material (metal, plastic, textile), production process, requirement, test method, regulation, and development process
  • Familiar with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard and Society of Automotive Engineers / American Standard Test Method
  • CAD / CAM and PC computer system usage and maintenance

Job Description

  • Conducts advanced vehicle engineering activities related to the development of new vehicles as well as yearly model changes
  • Provides engineering assistance for related companies and departments
  • Performs work in the development of new products with minimal direction from management
  • Key responsibilities include development of concepts, determination of the vehicle layout, establishment of the base vehicle specifications, creation of the main component matrix, and coordination of the project to production
  • Performs work in the improvement of current models with minimal direction from management
  • Key responsibilities include gathering market quality information, drafting an improvement plan, and proposing VDS project
  • Provides design work for VDS proposal, support evaluation, and moving the proposal to production
  • Supports the determination of the mid / long-term overall product concepts in order to formulate medium / long-term plans
  • Updates target cost achievement infrastructure and proposes and implements cost achievement plans
  • Develops advanced technology
  • Investigates market and technological trends and proposes development themes
  • Participates in and coordinates external activities such as technical events / meetings     
  • Performs work in accordance with regulatory compliance
  • Ensures that vehicle development meets market regulations
  • Reports to: Manager, CV Product Planning & Vehicle Engineering

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