Linamar Senior Product Designer in Livonia, Michigan

Job Description

Senior Product Designer


This position is responsible for leading the design creations process. This can encompass design activity from concept creation through current product change control. Acts as a leading figure in the product design process.


  • Be able to design complex components or systems from a clean sheet of paper with little or no supervision.

  • Plan for overall project and component design timing.

  • Delegate and provide direction for smaller pieces of projects to supporting Product Designers.

  • Create 2D drawings and 3D models of mechanical components and assemblies.

  • Create 3D models to be used for FEA analysis, NVH Studies, and CDG fluid flow studies.

  • Be proficient with GD&T; and tolerance stacks and their correct application for components and assemblies.

  • Ensure accuracy of models and prints for conformance and correctness to standards.

  • Maintain, and observe customer and internal data creation standards.

  • Maintain customer and supplier contact as required.

  • Support project quotes, various reports, layouts and studies.

  • Continue to stay current in training in the latest technology in CAD and awareness of modern manufacturing processes.

  • May require additional duties as assigned.

  • Comply with all applicable company policies and procedures (i.e. Quality System Procedures).

  • 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.

Academic Requirements

  • Associate’s degree or higher; bachelor’s preferred. Five years of related experience. Driveline or powertrain experience preferred.

Required Skills

  • Must be proficient in 2D drawing, 3D CAD design, GD&T;, geometric and statistical stack-ups and manufacturing processes. Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook.

  • Ability to read, analyze and comprehend detailed technical drawing and specifications.

  • Ability to create supporting reports through PowerPoint. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers and peers.

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.

  • Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.


Req ID: 6999BR

Position Title: Senior Product Designer

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: 12-Dec-2018