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Project Engineer
Auburn Hills, MI
$100k / Year

Position No Longer Open

Posted 3/09/2017

Required Skills

  • Presentation skills, the ability to communicate to an audience in a formal setting
  • Strong hands-on skills (can build & mock-up anything)
  • Thrives in hands-on culture
  • Able to calmly cope with multiple and competing expectations
  • Able to juggle and re-prioritize priorities throughout the day
  • Self-motivated and takes ownership
  • Strong personal time-management skills
  • Highly organized
  • Strong documentation and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with various departments and levels within each department
  • Thinks conceptually and intuitively, linking problems and symptoms to identify underlying issues and root causes
  • Makes sound decisions in a timely and confident manner
  • Ability to influence and shape the decisions of others and to work through issues or conflicts to create
  • Education: BSME
  • Experience and capability
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Pre-existing concrete hands-on knowledge of all aspects sunroof equipment is a plus
  • Strong automotive and / or Tier 1 or 2 business perspective
  • Proven ability in leading projects requiring multi-department participation / strategic decision making
  • Excellent time management / planning skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Project

Job Description

  • Develops improved or new designs for automotive sunroof modules and roof systems or modifies existing equipment on production vehicles, and directs building, modification, and testing of products by performing the following duties
  • Ensures that the product design meets all customer and Company’s Roof Systems specifications
  • They must be broadly conversant with the customer in all technical aspects of the products
  • The Core Engineer is the voice of customer requirements, translating these into design criteria and ensuring that delivered products meet all customer requirements
  • Customer engineering change process coordination
  • CAD data release to customer
  • Support systemic plant and customer issues by using root cause analysis techniques
  • Support requested engineering studies from customer R&D centers
  • Support VAVE initiatives driven by Company’s and the customer
  • Must be capable of independently managing the development of programs from a project kickoff to a project launch
  • Integrate customer design and specifications into the sunroof components
  • Support all DOE activities
  • Work with manufacturing engineering on DFM / DFA analysis
  • Support manufacturing and quality with systemic plant build issues and problem solving
  • Update DFMEA’s as required
  • Ensure current production program testing performed as required, results and actions communicated to organization
  • Product Improvements
  • Support cost reduction activities as appropriate
  • Support Purchasing and SQA with technical input in to supply base issues
  • Support plant liaisons with technical input in to customer assembly plant issues
  • Support all Kaizen activities as appropriate
  • Utilize appropriate CAD system, access data, cut sections, check clearances, and perform tolerance stacks

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Auburn Hills, MI 48326


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