The Mechanical Engineer - Intermediate will be responsible for the design, development and release efforts for automotive components from inception to production. The Mechanical Engineer - Intermediate will be involved with current production components in addition to future development programs. Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
" Design vehicle components from concept and prototype build levels to production, including characteristics from Lessons Learned in other programs and the COE engineering requirements.
" Develop statement of work/source package for the component supplier.
" Assess component suppliers to determine their technical competence to manufacture the component.
" Develop DFMEAs to identify potential failure modes and DVP&Rs to ensure that functional objectives are met by the component design and validation is completed.
" Design the component for manufacturability and assembly, as well as work with other Product Engineers with interfacing components and systems.
" Participate in post-test reviews including failure analysis, and work closely with suppliers and manufacturing plants to ensure that design changes are robust and feasible for manufacturing.
" Lead global cross functional teams to develop parts which meet all regions requirements.
" Define No Touch zones on the components during assembly.
" Critique the manufacturing equipment and functions on the supplier floor with Supplier Quality engineer.
" Assess near production level parts, material dunnage and line delivery plans with the global teams, including the suppliers.
" Track warranty items, work with supplier quality personnel to address manufacturing and quality concerns.
" Deliver all functional and manufacturing aspects for the component.
MBA or Master of Science in Applied Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Industrial, or Computer Engineering, or related Engineering field from an ABET accredited university
Passion for, interest in and hands on working knowledge of cars and engines
Experience releasing components at an OEM or large Tier 1 company.
Powertrain design and manufacturing experience.
Demonstrated experience in supplier management.