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Fiat Chrysler Automobile Design Release Engineer – Side Airbags in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Design Release Engineer – Side Airbags

Job ID:1042484

Career Area:Engineering & Design

Job Category:Product Design & Engineering-Engineering

Location:Auburn Hills,MI


Date Posted:February 1, 2021

Brand:FCA Group

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Job Overview


The Side Airbag Design & Release Engineer (DRE) will be responsible for the design and development of side airbags and side airbag systems to meet quality, craftsmanship, functional design and build objectives. The DRE will interface with purchasing, product design office, testing, manufacturing and supply base groups to achieve program objectives. The candidate will be responsible to assure that all program milestones, deliverables and targets are met for side airbags including cost, weight and investment.

The roles and responsibilities also include but are not limited to:

  • Manage supplier design and open issues reviews

  • Reviewing testing and data

  • Writing change notices

  • Resolving plant related issues with urgency

  • Completing compliance reports

  • Reviewing owner’s manuals and service manuals

  • Validating technical cost reduction ideas

  • Conducting commodity benchmarking

  • Reviewing best practices to meet program requirements

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineer or equivalent from an ABET accredited or equivalent program

  • Three years of relevant experience

  • Experience in airbag design and development and/ or restraints

  • Demonstrated experience with industry practices for airbags and regulatory requirements related to vehicle safety

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in engineering design and development from concept through launch

  • Experience in airbag design and development

  • Demonstrated experience with industry practices for side airbags and regulatory requirements related to vehicle safety

  • Experience with NX / Teamcenter tools

  • Familiar with CAE impact analysis tools

  • Experience using proactive quality tools (Design for Six Sigma)

  • Experience using reactive quality tools (Kepner-Tregoe / Shainin)

  • DFSS and/or Reactive Green Belt

Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.

As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.