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1 Opening For 4423 - Product Engineer Position at Detroit MI Location

Posted on 2015-07-20 09:09:27

Salary Range: Not mentioned



·       Primary responsibilities are related to the design, validation, and release activities for rear drive modules for AWD vehicles. 

 Detailed responsibilities include:

·       Engineering analysis (stack-ups, calculations, interfacing with CAE group)

·       Customer support (Represent client in Product Development Team meetings)

·       Project management (Oversee & track wide range of activities via PERT, Gantt, etc.)

·       Product development (From requirements, initial hardware & validation to production)

·       Develop, validate and release component designs.

·       Determine root cause and make corrective action recommendations.

·       Participate in managing engineering project budget, support Cost Analysis process.

·       Coordinate prototype builds for all applicable design changes.

·       Present written and technical communication internally and to external Customers

·       Provide technical direction to CAD designers, manufacturing/process engineers, suppliers, purchasing, analysis & test engineers, etc.

·       Procurement of Prototype Parts for Validation and Customer Requirements

·       Release of Bill Of Materials

·       Approval of all Product Math Models and Detailed Drawings

·       Creation of Product Structure (BOM) within Electronic Information System

·       Completion of Prototype Build Request (Drawings, Specifications, Build Data Sheets)

·       Completion of Product Cost Requests (Bill of Materials, Product Drawings/Models)

·       Participate in Product Launch Teams

·       Participate in Supplier Technical Reviews

·       Ability to travel up to 20% U.S. & International

·       Other duties as assigned.

 Core Competencies: Indicate whether Basic, Functional, or Advanced: Competency Code

·        Making Good Decisions: Functional: 1001

·       Working Successfully with Others: Functional: 1002

·       Adapting to Change: Functional: 1003

·       Managing Resources: Functional: 1004

·       Striving for Excellence: Functional: 1005

·       Leading Others: Basic: 1006

·       Job Knowledge: Functional: 1007

·       Verbal Communication Skills: Functional: 1014

·       Knowledge of manufacturing processes: Functional: 1079

·       Analytical/Problem Solving Skills:  Functional: 1173

·       Computer Skills: Functional: 1209

·       Organizational Skills: Functional: 1212

·       Interpersonal Skills: Functional: 1222

·       Business Writing Skills: Functional: 1224


Position-Related Competencies:

Competency: Indicate whether Basic, Functional, or Advanced: Competency Code

·       Knowledge of product engineering: Advanced   

·       Knowledge of product design: Advanced           

·       Blueprint reading & intepretation: Advanced       

·       GD&T: Functional       

·       Knowledge of database systems, e.g. Oracle: Functional  

·       Tolerance Stacks: Functional      

·       DVP&R: Functional      

·       DFMEA: Functional     

·       DFSS: Basic     

·       Gear Design: Basic       

·       Roller Bearing Application: Functional    

·       Static and Dynamic Seal Application: Functional  


·       Recognizes information, ideas and principles in the form in which they were learned; can translate, comprehend or interpret information based on prior learning – write, list, label, define, explain, illustrate, describe.  No proficiency.

·       Functional: Able to select, transfer and use data and principles to complete a problem or task with minimal direction – use, compute solve, demonstrate, apply, construct, analyze.  Technically proficient.

·       Advanced: Able to create, design, hypothesize, invent or develop; can integrate and combine ideas into a product, plan or proposal that is new to the individual.  Highly proficient.


Training Requirements:


·         HR017X - New Hire Orientation

·         HR098X - Mentor Orientation

·         HR165X - Salaried Handbook Review

·         TC018X - Product Awareness

·         QT025X or QT063X - PFMEA

·         HR006X - Unlawful Harassment Awareness

·         HR155X – Code of Business Conduct

·         HR019X - Diversity, Team Awareness   

 Job Related

·         Oracle

 Education & Experience:  



·Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering


·5 -7 years experience in engineering.


·         Driveline engineering experience

·         Automotive industry experience

·         Masters in Engineering


Potential Career Paths:



·Component Engineer Upward

·Senior Product Engineer