Nexteer Automotive Product Engineer - REPS Core Mechanical (2018) in Saginaw, Michigan

Product Engineer – Core Mechanical

Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Core component owner for REPS tie rods and rack & pinion tooth mesh adjustment mechanisms

  • Responsible for core template drawings

  • Responsible for core template DFMEA and DSS

  • Support cost reduction initiatives

  • Perform design analysis including component and subassembly stacks using GD&T

  • On-time delivery of projects while meeting or exceeding all initial project criteria

  • Work collaboratively with manufacturing engineering and GSM to develop lowest cost designs

  • Work with GSM and Advanced Supplier Quality to implement new programs

  • Assist application groups with implementation of new programs

  • Support manufacturing

  • Stays abreast of new technology

  • Timely communication of project status and relevant issues.

  • Regular contact with others outside the work group.

  • Support continuous improvement activities.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to learn and understand the fundamentals of tie rod design

  • Ability to learn and understand the fundamentals rack & pinion tooth mesh adjustment mechanism design

  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

  • Good working knowledge of GD&T

  • Ability to perform dimensional limit stack analysis using GD&T

  • Knowledge of the REPS gear product design and/or manufacturing processes preferred

  • Ability to evaluate various technology alternatives to achieve project goals, especially design and process trade-offs

  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and coordinate multi-functional activities.

  • Sensitivity to issues working in a global environment: - communications / coordination / culture / language.

  • Good oral & written skills.

  • Knowledge / expertise in the following: Microsoft Office, Problem solving techniques

Education:

Degree: Bachelor

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Minimum 3 years of relevant experience

Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women

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