Bosch Column Design Engineer (REF13032W) in Plymouth, Michigan

Column Design Engineer (REF13032W)

  • Plymouth, MI 48170, USA

  • Full-time

Legal Entity: Robert Bosch Automotive Steering LLC

Company Description

As one of the world's leading automotive steering suppliers, Robert Bosch Automotive Steering LLC is growing in the market and must continue to innovate and develop new products to meet customer needs. Our engineering, technical purchasing, and sales teams are located in our Plymouth, MI office fully supporting regional customers and providing local support for global projects. The production facility in Florence, KY manufactures and administers products for the NAFTA region.

Job Description


Steering columns & I shafts design engineer, responsible for the design and release of Bosch Automotive Steering products. Additionally, functions as technical/design interface to customers.


  • Provides steering columns and I shafts product support at all levels to OEM engineering & manufacturing facilities

  • Designs steering columns and I shafts that support customer requirements and specifications following Bosch product development processes.

  • Develops/maintain/releases math data using CAD packages such as Creo and PDM packages such as TeamCenter.

  • Develops/maintains/releases drawings/specifications using Bosch Automotive Steering tools (Axalant) and processes.

  • Develops/maintains/releases bills of material using Bosch Automotive Steering tools (Axalant) and processes.

  • Develops/maintains components stack up.

  • Supports product validation activities (DVP&R), calculation and simulation.

  • Supports DFMEA activities.

  • Supports problems resolution activities.

  • Hold design review meetings with suppliers to clarify all technical aspects of purchased components and assemblies.

  • Hold design review meeting with Bosch industrialization team to insure design manufacturability (DFM activities).

  • Supports meetings with customers.

  • Supports continuous improvement and cost reduction efforts

  • Communicate with Bosch Automotive Steering core Engineering on product direction, design standards & customer requirements

  • Supports design proposals for new business opportunities outlining Bosch design solutions to customer Requirements

  • Gains OEM approval of manufacturing deviations as requested by manufacturing facility

  • Complies with TS16949 and other industry policies and procedures

  • Leads engineering changes following Bosch processes.

  • All Other Duties As Assigned



  • Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering or design engineering from a four-year college or university required.

  • 4 - 6 years' of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills:

Basic language skills required. French/German language skills a plus.

Mathematical Skills:

Advanced math skills required

Reasoning Ability:

Individual must have ability to make independent decisions that may be of a complex nature.

Computer Skills:

Knowledge and experience working with various CAD software packages. Must have basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook software. Must be capable of learning other software packages (Ex: SAP, Axalant, and Test Software).

Proficiency in Creo is a plus.

Working knowledge of Team Center a plus

Other Skills and Abilities:

Proficient GD&T knowledge required.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.