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Senior Product Development Engineer

Location : Warren, MI
Job Type : Temp/Contract to Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Product Development Engineer (min 8 yrs experience) 

Door Engineer

  • Candidate will be led by a senior engineer and tasked to resolve technical or packaging challenges. Experience with Teamcenter and Unigraphics is a plus. 

  • Must be familiar with quality tools quality tools (8D, Lean, dFMEA), Bill of Materials creation, and 2D prints release. 

  • Knowledge in project management, manufacturing and service processes are required. 

  • Additionally, should have experience in MS office applications including Excel, Word, Project and Outlook.

General Duties: 

  • Develop engineering concepts, release BOM’s, and 2D prints based off of 3D data. 

  • Functionality drives all, but awareness of cost, weight, quality, manufacturability, and serviceability are all key factors. 

  • Communicate with engineering customers regarding new designs and changes (manufacturing, purchasing, service, configuration management, vehicle engineering, customer/product center, supply base). 

  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering with 8 years of automotive/truck/bus design experience required. 

  • Must have good communication skills, a positive attitude, and be self-motivated with ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment. 

Candidate must be a US citizen and have experience in one or more of the following engineering disciplines.

  • Body Engineering

  • Door Structures

  • Door Hardware


Further details/information on position requirements

  • Ability to lead less senior engineers

  • Ability to direct design team

  • TeamCenter and UG/NX experience preferred

  • Conduct packaging studies and 3D data reviews/direction

  • Release 2D prints to support product/parts builds

  • New product development skills

  • Solve technical challenges

  • Solve packaging challenges

  • Functionality is key, but also mindful of cost, weight, quality, manufacturability, serviceability

  • Follows best engineering and quality practices dFMEA, 8D, ISO standards, Lean Manage/Develop BOM’s

  • Learn, understand, use parts management database

  • Develop production BOM with manufacturing/operations team input

  • Develop service BOM with ILS team input

  • Interface with purchasing/supplier on part design/drawing content

  • Familiarity with configuration management and change control processes

Related skills

  • Experience with ground vehicle features/systems

  • Experience with manufacturing processes

  • Ability to plan, estimate, execute within budget/schedule

  • Ability to report up to management

  • Ability to interface with customers/suppliers/coworkers to get results.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products.

  • Ability to travel (less than 10% of the time during development cycle)

Key Characteristics

  • Self-driven/highly motivated

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Works well in team environment

  • Performs well under pressure

  • Organized and self-disciplined

  • Positive attitude

  • Good ethics and core values

  • Deals well with ambiguity

  • Customer focus

  • Drives for results

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