Drive System Design Inc. Principal Engineer in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Drive System Design is a global consultancy specializing in the engineering and development of transmissions and driveline systems, for automotive, off highway, industrial and aerospace applications. DSD offers a refreshing working culture, with flexible hours, a 37.5 hour standard work week and a team-based environment. Engineers are our priority. Development of technical skills business experience is our working goal. olliOutline of Role /li/olulliThe role will be based at the Farmington Hills, MI-USA, office with occasional work on site at client offices expected/liliSome travel within the USA and to overseas client sites is also anticipated (approximately 10%)/liliReporting to the VP Engineering/liliDesign and analysis of automotive transmission systems and components, such as gears, shafts, housings, actuator systems, clutch systems, hydraulics etc./liliTechnical leadership of projects and project engineers/liliExperience of the design and analytical requirements of various transmission architectures/liliKnowledge of a transmission design analysis package (MASTA, Romax, Kissoft)/liliFirst principle understanding of engineering problems/li/ulA high level of aptitude is expected along with the ability to determine innovative solutions to the numerous design challenges which present themselves during a typical design project. Evidence of this capability should be demonstrated by the candidate. Candidates will also be required to have an understanding of the commercial aspects of a consultancy business and to be able to present themselves and their work to a customer. ol start="2"liResponsibilities/li/olulliTechnical responsibility for design projects of a broad variety in both content and value – responsibility dependant on level of experience/liliActively solve difficult engineering problems with CAE tools, FEA / dynamic modeling / 3D multi-body/liliCAD design experience preferred using any of Pro-E, Inventor, CATIA, UG NX to detail design and drawing/liliTechnical and commercial management of projects/liliMaintenance of customer relationships./liliComponent or system design analysis (hand calculation and design analysis software)./liliPresentation and communication of technical design elements to client companies/liliCompliance with Drive System Design processes and quality standards/li/ulol start="3"liMinimum Requirements/li/olulli8 years of automotive transmission design and or analysis with technical responsibility of product/liliHigh standard of competency in transmission design CAE analysis./liliBachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering./li/ulol start="4"liRemuneration/li/ol Competitive salary and benefits package will be provided including:ulliHealthcare, dental, vision/liliLife insurance/lili37.5 hour standard work week/liliDSD paid overtime policy/li/ulDSD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and welcomes all applications without regard to race, color, religion, , national origin, orientation, gender identity, veteran status or disability.