LEAD SENIOR PRODUCT ENGINEER

Location: Auburn Hills, Michigan
Date Posted: 02-24-2016
Tier One automotive supplier currently seeking a  LEAD SENIOR  PRODUCT ENGINEER to join their team.
 
Responsibilities include providing technical direction and support to meet both customer as well as organizational objectives on current and future IP programs.  Effectively supports program managers by communicating and working with customers and internal departments. 
 
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Develop new Instrument Panel designs for full life cycle programs leading the Instrument Panel Engineers in development of World Class designs and implementation into production.
  • Understand all customer engineering requirements along with company manufacturing requirements to develop the optimal design.
  • Follow programs from pre-spend stage thru production implementation meeting all required objectives.
  • Lead engineering team for root cause analysis for both internal and customer issues and  coordinate implementation of corrective actions.
  • Instruct and teach engineers on board.
  • Conduct testing, quoting and cost estimating.
  • Support Program Manager in meeting cost and  timing objectives.
 
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
  • Extensive Interior Cockpit knowledge – strong IP knowledge required.
  • Strong communication and documentation skills.
  • High level of proficiency in problem solving.
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic and reliability.
  • Demonstrated innovative thinker.
  • Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, Chemical, or Materials Engineering, or related field
  • Ability to travel as needed.
 The following would be a plus:
  • Plastic product and process development knowledge.
  • Injection Tooling and Fixture knowledge.
  • Understanding of GD&T.
  • Ability to interpret a 3D CAD model and all related drawings using UGNX.

BENEFITS INCLUDED:
  • Company Paid Vacation
  • ​Company Paid Holiday 
  • Company Paid Short term and Long term Disability 
  • Company Paid Life Insurance 
  • Option to participate in 401 K
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Offered
 



 
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