Vehicle Latch Design

Confidential Company  •  Auburn Hills, MI

Less than 5 years experience  •  Engineering Services

$80K - $100K
Posted on 09/22/17 by Bajrang Yadav
Confidential Company
Auburn Hills, MI
Less than 5 years experience
Engineering Services
$80K - $100K
Posted on 09/22/17 Bajrang Yadav

Job Title:Product Engineer- Vehicle Latch Design

Location: Auburn Hills ,MI

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Responsible for product design and development of assigned latch programs.

   Creates and maintains DFMEA.

   Writes engineering specifications and technical reports.

   Leads multi-disciplined design reviews on programs assigned.

   Understands, interprets, and applies design solutions based on FEA.

   Maintains BOM on assigned products.

   Writes Engineering Change Orders.

   Coordinates prototype builds on assigned programs, including development of prototype build control plan.

   Works closely with manufacturing engineers and purchasing on component procurement.

   Creates Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R) for assigned products and assist test lab in associated EE and DV testing.

   Performs Design Review by Test Result (DRBTR) teardown analysis of passing and failing test parts.

   Performs root cause analysis for test or production issues.

   Monitors individual program status and reports this information to Engineering Manager and Program Manager.

   Represents STRATTEC in weekly Program Development Team meetings with customer.

   Utilizes the STRATTEC Program Development Process (PDP) for program implementation.

   Utilizes the STRATTEC Knowledge Management System (SKMS) for communicating engineering-related program deliverables.

   Reports progress to manager in verbally and in writing as required.

   Generates and implements cost reduction ideas.

   Periodic travel to customer, suppliers, and other STRATTEC/VAST facilities is required (~10%).

   Open to consider potential overseas assignments supporting global projects for STATTEC/VAST.

Primary Skills:

''   Must be able to conceptualize, plan and develop small electrical/mechanical devices such as automotive latches and seatback latch mechanisms.

   Be able to perform strength of material and static force calculations.

   3D modeling experience (Pro-E, UG/NX or CATIA).

   Must be able to read engineering prints.

   Should have a working knowledge of GD&T principles.  Should have experience dimensioning and applying tolerances.

   Able to perform tolerance stacks.

   Must have mechanical aptitude to work with tools in tearing down product assemblies.

   Must be able to multi-task, plan and organize work.

   Must be able to work in a cross functional team and be able to effectively communicate ideas.

   Must be able to present engineering data and progress directly to customers.

   Must be self-sufficient and be able to work effectively with minimal supervision.

   Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

   Experience with MS Office applications required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project).

   Should have experience in formal root cause analysis methodology.  Red X or 8D is preferred.

   Ability to design springs and perform spring force/stress calculations is preferred.

   Experience with Design for manufacturability/assembly (mechanisms, metal stampings, plastic injection molding)

   Experience with FEA preferred.

Secondary Skills:

' -Willingness to occasional, global missions

- Very good English skills

-Involve in Discussion with Customers/Suppliers

-Coordinate with internal teams

Educational Qualifications

   BSME, BSIE or related technical degree is required.

   1-3years minimum experience in product development required. Engineeringco-opexperience may be applied.

   Previous project leadership desirable.

   Business knowledge, understanding desirable.

   Product design experience of seat or body hardware latches desirable.

   German and/or Spanish language knowledge desirable. 

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