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JOB TITLE:
Lead Engineer
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JOB LOCATION:
Auburn Hills Michigan / United States

JOB DESCRIPTION :
Full time Perm Opportunity with Comprehensive benefits package, PTO.

The Lead Engineer is responsible for complete and complex engineering projects. Their perimeter includes integration of all components and subsystems into a complete seat system. The Lead Engineer has the responsibility as the project leader for work executed by project/product engineers, design engineers, and designers that are in local or remote locations. This role plans and executes complete development projects from initial design through production launch serialization and post launch support of automotive seating systems ensuring the highest design quality and customer satisfaction.
The main missions of the role are:
▪ Formulates, recommends, and implements as phases of a project to complete it within budget and to meet customer determined project milestones and schedule target dates
▪ Produces designs that are feasible and economical to produce in the manufacturing facilities and processes available.
▪ Supports achieving the Engineering budget ensuring its application, adherence and timely updates through the Engineering Manager
▪ Provides alternative design solutions, analyses, justifications and recommendations at the concept stage,
facilitates selection of designs that achieve best possible trade-off of cost, timing, innovation, and
performance.
▪ Ensures that product designs meet customer specifications / requirements through direct consultation with customer technical personnel
▪ Contributes to manufacturing performance and customer service by assisting in the solution production or quality problems associates with the design.
▪ Proposes and implements VA/VE ideas and initiatives
▪ Ensures that DV and PV engineering and test plans are completed and approved by the customer at the appropriate time
▪ Provides information about needs, wants and developments affecting company products and plans by
maintaining regular, direct contact with customer technical personnel
▪ Supports Sales team with technical data and customer presentation material as needed
▪ Supervises project/product engineers, design engineers and designers and ensures their work meets all
requirements by giving them clear and complete design direction
▪ Ensures that all BOMs are built, released, and updated in Magellan as required
▪ Works closely with Program Management to understand and achieve financial targets
▪ Other duties and special projects assigned
Qualifications:
Minimum education level: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
Experience:
▪ 5 years’ experience in automotive seating including metal and trim development preferred
▪ Project engineer preferred Skills & Competencies:
▪ Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to effectively lead a cross functional team through problem resolution and closure
▪ Strong knowledge of automotive specific engineering processes (Design to Cost, DFMEA, DFA/DFM, 8-D, 5-
Phase, etc.)
▪ Knowledge/exposure to seat mechanism design and engineering
▪ Knowledge/exposure to foam, plastic, trim, wiring design and manufacturing
▪ Knowledge of GD&T
▪ CAD skills and experience are preferred but not required
▪ DFSS Green Belt Certification is preferred but not required
▪ Good understanding of FEA principles
▪ Good oral and written communications and presentation skills
▪ Good leadership/supervisory skills
▪ Good interpersonal skills

Position Details

S1620486059875438
Michigan / United States
Auburn Hills
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In Dallas Fort Worth
Aug 19, 2017 9am-6pm
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Full time Perm Opportunity with Comprehensive benefits package, PTO.

The Lead Engineer is responsible for complete and complex engineering projects. Their perimeter includes integration of all components and subsystems into a complete seat system. The Lead Engineer has the responsibility as the project leader for work executed by project/product engineers, design engineers, and designers that are in local or remote locations. This role plans and executes complete development projects from initial design through production launch serialization and post launch support of automotive seating systems ensuring the highest design quality and customer satisfaction.
The main missions of the role are:
▪ Formulates, recommends, and implements as phases of a project to complete it within budget and to meet customer determined project milestones and schedule target dates
▪ Produces designs that are feasible and economical to produce in the manufacturing facilities and processes available.
▪ Supports achieving the Engineering budget ensuring its application, adherence and timely updates through the Engineering Manager
▪ Provides alternative design solutions, analyses, justifications and recommendations at the concept stage,
facilitates selection of designs that achieve best possible trade-off of cost, timing, innovation, and
performance.
▪ Ensures that product designs meet customer specifications / requirements through direct consultation with customer technical personnel
▪ Contributes to manufacturing performance and customer service by assisting in the solution production or quality problems associates with the design.
▪ Proposes and implements VA/VE ideas and initiatives
▪ Ensures that DV and PV engineering and test plans are completed and approved by the customer at the appropriate time
▪ Provides information about needs, wants and developments affecting company products and plans by
maintaining regular, direct contact with customer technical personnel
▪ Supports Sales team with technical data and customer presentation material as needed
▪ Supervises project/product engineers, design engineers and designers and ensures their work meets all
requirements by giving them clear and complete design direction
▪ Ensures that all BOMs are built, released, and updated in Magellan as required
▪ Works closely with Program Management to understand and achieve financial targets
▪ Other duties and special projects assigned
Qualifications:
Minimum education level: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
Experience:
▪ 5 years’ experience in automotive seating including metal and trim development preferred
▪ Project engineer preferred Skills & Competencies:
▪ Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to effectively lead a cross functional team through problem resolution and closure
▪ Strong knowledge of automotive specific engineering processes (Design to Cost, DFMEA, DFA/DFM, 8-D, 5-
Phase, etc.)
▪ Knowledge/exposure to seat mechanism design and engineering
▪ Knowledge/exposure to foam, plastic, trim, wiring design and manufacturing
▪ Knowledge of GD&T
▪ CAD skills and experience are preferred but not required
▪ DFSS Green Belt Certification is preferred but not required
▪ Good understanding of FEA principles
▪ Good oral and written communications and presentation skills
▪ Good leadership/supervisory skills
▪ Good interpersonal skills