Suspension Sr. Engineer-43764

Description

General Responsibilities:  Under general direction of a higher level engineer or manager, the primary responsibility of this position is to design, plan, test, and coordinate multiple processes of product development used in automotive suspension semi-active shock absorber design and application.

Job Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of this position includes, but is not limited to:

  • Individual will be responsible for coordinating all product development activity between OEM customer and responsible departments within the company.
  • Individual will need to comprehend and transfer customer requirements to responsible activities within the company.
  • Facilitate and manage program QCD timing in the roll of program manager.
  • Directly communicate and interface with OEM customers for issues regarding the products, including customers’ related concerns.
  • Review and interface with OEM customer for warranty data and initiate and coordinate actions internally to improve quality.
  • Conduct and/or support lab testing necessary for related product.
  • Support sales staff to develop and establish marketing/pricing strategy.
  • Support internal and customer vehicle development work – related to suspension tuning.
  • Knowledge of TS16949 requirements to support job responsibilities.
  • Support and facilitate necessary CAD/CAE activity to meet customer requirements

Qualifications

  • Possess a bachelor degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering (or similar discipline)
  • Have a minimum of 3-5 years applicable experience in related field
  • Have working knowledge and experience with APQP program management
  • Be proficient with:
    • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • Microsoft Project
  • Experience with the following is desired, (not required)
    • CAD software (i.e. CATIA V5, UG, Solidworks preferred)
    • CAE/FEA software (ie.. ANSYS)
    • Math software – Matlab/Simulink
    • Statistical software – ie. Minitab
  • Have experience tracking and reporting design changes.
  • Have experience coordinating and facilitating several small projects or one major project.
  • Experience interfacing with customers is a plus.

Additionally, the ability to work independently with minimal direction is required as are strong/effective verbal and written communication skills. Experience with PCs and the above application software as well as Lotus Notes is also preferred.