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Toyota Engineer Design Chassis - Steering Engineer in Detroit/Ann Arbor, Michigan

Title: Engineer Design Chassis - Steering Engineer Location: US-MI-Detroit/Ann Arbor-Saline Other Locations:

Who we are
Collaborative. Respectful. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at Toyota. As one of the world’s most admired brands, Toyota is growing and leading the future of mobility through innovative, high-quality solutions designed to enhance lives and delight those we serve. We’re looking for diverse, talented team members who want to Dream. Do. Grow. with us.  
Who we’re looking for

Toyota’s Engineering Design - Chassis (EDC) Department is looking for a passionate and highly-motivated Steering Design Engineer.
The primary responsibility of this role is to design and develop Steering Systems and Controls for vehicles produced in North America.
The person in this role will support the EDC's objective to design and develop local chassis components that will guarantee superior performance and competitiveness.

What you’ll be doing 

  • Develop Steering Systems and Controls across each Truck, SUV, and Sedan platforms.
  • Guide component development by suppliers.
  • Plan, preparation, and analysis of vehicle/part evaluations.
  • Project management including cost, mass, schedules, and reporting to management.
  • Collaborate with Local and Japanese suppliers, Toyota manufacturing centers, other design groups, and TMC.
  • Propose and implement NA unique technology and competitive designs.
  • Model life management, field issue investigation, and countermeasure development.

What you bring
  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in an Engineering discipline
  • Automotive Design Engineering or Evaluation experience
  • Experience with Engineering calculations 
  • Proficiency in CATIA and Engineering Drawings 

What you may bring 

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or Systems Controls Engineering
  • Knowledge of engineering materials (steel, aluminum, composite, resin) 
  • Highly motivated, with a strong interest working in a team environment 
  • Problem solving experience 
What we’ll bring
During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include: 
  • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement
  • Vehicle purchase & lease programs
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family
  • Flexible work options based on business needs
  • Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute
  • Paid holidays and paid time off
  • Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, child care, schools and more
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)
Belonging at Toyota

Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. Respect for all is our North Star. Toyota is proud to have 10 different Business Partnering Groups across 100 different North American chapter locations that support team members’ efforts to dream, do and grow without questioning that they belong. As a company that has been one of DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity and a member of The Billion Dollar Roundtable supporting minority and woman-owned suppliers for over 10 years, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business. 

Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.
Have a question or need assistance with your application?  Check out the How to Apply section of our careers page on Toyota.com!
To save time applying, Toyota does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas or any other work authorization for this position at this time.