Senior Mechanical Engineer

Novi, MI

Less than 5 years experience  •  Automotive

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/17/17 by Suresh Mudanapu
Novi, MI
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/17/17 by Suresh Mudanapu

Location: Novi, MI


Requirement: Senior Mechanical Engineer

No of Positions: 2

Job Description:                

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position does not have any direct or indirect reports.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop advanced product designs in cooperation with the appropriate engineering disciplines and technicians according to customer and federal regulations and specifications.
  • Use CATIA Version 5 (Revision 20 or higher) CAD software at a highly skilled level to develop product concepts and designs of Client’s International amplifier assemblies and components.                                                                     
  • Create 3D models, assembly drawings and component drawings of product designs
  • Create tolerance stack-up analysis on a speaker assembly’s components and its vehicle mounting interface.
  • Analyze speaker assemblies and their subcomponents with consideration to:
    • Customer requirements and supplier capabilities.
    • Cost and timing to ensure manufacturability, efficiency and quality.
  • Utilize software tools such as FEA and mold flow analysis to confirm design integrity
  • Uses analysis techniques such as the DFMEA and/or DRBRM to identify and assess design and manufacturing risks. Develops plans to validate the robustness of product designs.
  • Travel to Client’s customer and supplier facilities, as necessary.
  • Stay current on innovative manufacturing processes to facilitate optimal product design using DFA and/or Design for Assembly & Manufacturing methodology.
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations for customer and/or internal use, as necessary.
  • Create and release appropriate engineering documentation.
  • Investigate and analyze appropriate data to verify intent and compliance of design to customer and government specifications and requirements. 
  • As required, direct and monitor the activities of less experienced mechanical design engineers, as required by the departmental manager.  Provide leadership and mentorship to less experienced team members.
  • Lead internal design reviews with peers and management to insure that new product designs are compliant to ‘Best Practices’ and ‘Lessons Learned’ requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education:
    • BSME, BSMET or related degree.
    • Work experience beyond the minimum experience requirement may be an acceptable substitute for engineeringdegree.
  • Experience:
    • 2-4Years’ experience in OEM automotive product design, including:
    • Experience in the design and engineering of injection-molded plastic components
    • Experience in the design and engineering of stamped sheet metal components
    • CATIA V5 CAD design skills or equivalent in other CAD software
    • Experience using DFMEA and/or DRBFM analytical tools
    • Experience using PLM tools, especially ProductCenter and TeamCenter
  • Working Knowledge:
    • In-Depth understanding of the automotive product design and development process
    • Proper drafting, dimensioning and tolerancing techniques, including GD&T.
    • Knowledge of the APQP process

 Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies:

  • Education:
    • Advanced degree, e.g. MSME, MSMET or MBA.
  • Experience:
    • Experience with the automotive OEM vehicle development process for OEMs such as Chrysler, Ford, GM, or Toyota
    • Experience using other CAD tools, especially Unigraphics and ProEngineer
  • Working Knowledge:
    • Previous audio design experience
    • Experience using analytical tools such as ANSYS or MoldFlow
    • Experience using MS Office s/w, especially Excel and PowerPoint 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel10% of the time, including to Queretaro and Juarez, MX.
  • Willingness to work in an office in Novi, MI.
  • Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test.
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