Description: 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: Apply Now 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. Requirements: BS degree in Mechanical Engineeringfrom an ABET accredited university 3+ years plus related experience withmechanical engineering component design Basic understanding of internal combustion of internal engine operation Good communication, presentation and technical report writing skills Engineer must be experienced with basic PC software (e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project) Knowledgeable about automotive engine,including components and their function Good teamwork skills, ability to work independently and to manage suppliers Knowledge of releasing process, DFMEAs, DVPs and root cause analysis methodologies. Preferred Qualifications 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. Driving and Travel Requirements: Will be required to drive a company car. A valid drivers license is required as well as a clean driving record. Will be required to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% Associated topics: aerodynamic, assembly, automotive, brakes, cae, chassis, machine, mechanical engineer, motor, vibration
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