Nexteer Automotive Product Engineer (2018) in Saginaw, Michigan

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for design, development, and testing of REPS components and assemblies.

  • Perform design analysis including system stacks, and GD&T.

  • On-time delivery of projects while meeting or exceeding all initial project criteria.

  • Coordinate change management activities for assigned responsibilities.

  • Work with GSM and Quality to resolve supplier issues to obtain full PPAP.

  • Conduct DSS assessments for components and assemblies.

  • Works collaboratively with manufacturing to address assembly issue.

  • Plan and implement tests and/or development programs.

  • Stays abreast of new technology

  • Timely communication of project status and relevant issues.

  • Regular contact with others outside the work group.

  • Coordinate with vendors and customers.

  • Support continuous improvement activities.

  • Accept other job responsibilities as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

DEGREE: Bachelor (Master Preferred)

MAJOR: Mechanical Engineering

  • Demonstrated understanding of functional roles important to project delivery, especially product & manufacturing engineering, prototyping, testing, purchasing, quality and marketing.

  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others.

  • Knowledge of principles of project management.

  • Knowledge of the EPS R&P steering gear product design process and/or tooling and manufacturing processes preferred

  • Demonstrated profound technical knowledge of vehicle steering systems preferred.

  • Ability to evaluate various technology alternatives to achieve project goals, especially design - process trade offs.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and coordinate multi-functional activities.

  • Strong supporter of concurrent engineering. Customer focused.

  • Demonstrated commitment for disciplined approach to project management.

  • Sensitivity to issues working in a global environment: - communications / coordination / culture / language. Good oral & written skills.

  • Knowledge / expertise in the following: Microsoft Office, Problem solving techniques

Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women

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