Linamar Product Engineer - Electrification in Livonia, Michigan

Job Description

Responsibilites: Ensure compliance with all legislative requirements in the facility’s geographic location and:

  • The Global Operating System Plays.

  • OHSAS 18001:2007 Health and Safety management system standard.

  • ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management system standard.

  • TS 16949 Technical Specification Management and Linamar Quality Basics system standards.

  • Support, Foster, Promote and Demonstrate Linamar’s Core Values and Leadership Behaviors.

  • Maintain balance between customer, employee and financial satisfaction by maximizing facility/department Performance Indicators to align to Linamar’s Stepping Stool of Success Strategy.

  • Support and maintain department lean initiatives as set out in LPS system requirements.

  • Maintain department 5S requirements.

  • Familiarity with McLaren’s Business Management System (BMS)

  • Perform standard engineering analysis (stacks, calculations, interfacing with Core Eng. Groups)

  • Design, develop and validate products with adherence to engineering disciplines

  • Perform design release activity such as Bill of Material management, drawing review and approval

  • Perform change management activity such as creating and tracking engineering change requests

  • Support customer technical meetings and presentations

  • Translate customer functional requirements into sub-system / component design solutions and technical specifications

  • Support production launch activities for the responsible products

  • Develop and manage DVP&R; based on technical specifications and product requirements

  • Support DFMEA activity for the responsible products

  • Support DFM and DFA activities with Linamar manufacturing plants and suppliers to assure manufacturing feasibility of designs

  • Support quote process for design changes

  • Support Linamar launch process (CFLP) for program execution

  • Participate in value analysis and value engineering activities

  • Manage and coordinate CAD and CAE support of projects

  • Utilize problem solving techniques such as 8-D, IS/IS-NOT, fishbone, Red X and 6-Panels as part of failure analysis

  • Willingness to travel up to 10% to domestic and international destinations

  • This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of this position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or equivalent

  • Minimum 2 to 5 years of engineering experience

  • Familiar with GD&T;, dimensional tolerancing and tolerance stacks

  • Strong decision making skills, with the ability to grasp technical concepts quickly

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and requirements for component design

  • Ability to prioritize and work multiple tasks to completion

  • Ability to collaborate and work in team environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Familiarity with DFMEA, DVPR and Control Plans,

  • MS Office proficient

  • Experience writing technical specifications, validation test procedures and test reports

  • Experience with CAD/CAE is desirable

Physical Requirements:

  • These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.

  • The employee may lift and/or move items up to 30 pounds.

  • While performing the responsibilities, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel and to manipulate keys on a keyboard.

  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Work in a well ventilated environment with adequate lighting and temperature.

  • The employee will be occasionally exposed to outside temperatures.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

  • This position may require up to 10% travel.


Req ID: 8219BR

Position Title: Product Engineer - Electrification

No. of Positions: 1

Geographic Location: Livonia, Michigan, USA

Facility: McLaren (USA)

Department: Engineering

Current Shift: Days

Employment Type: Full Time Salary

Percentage of Travel Required: 1-10%

Removal Date: 19-Dec-2018