G-TECH Services, Inc. Mechanical Engineer - Senior in Auburn Hills, Michigan
The Senior Engineer will be responsible for directing and coordinating the Engineering staff in the strategy, planning, and execution of program deliverables.
They will serve as the primary technical contact with Program Management, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Finance, and must be well versed to speak to the technical aspects of the program.
The selected candidate will be responsible for supporting the technical coordination and optimization with other technical departments (design, calibration, control systems, testing) to achieve program targets (cost, timing, durability, fuel economy, performance, emissions, drivability, NVH).
They will identify requirements and collect cross-functional department information, data and facts to make sound technical decisions in the appropriate forum to meet functional objectives within program scope.
They will champion efficiency and system level analysis and decision making to meet customer and regulatory requirements for maximum value.
Communicate key technical decisions and issues to executive management
Ensure technical risks and issues have clear path to resolution
Ensure ER&D budget is accurate and comprehensive
Generate powertrain description and sub-system technical specifications
Execute technical aspects of change notices, including appropriate function model / DVPR / DFMEA and sponsor them through the change review process
Ensure designs and systems follow best practices with full use of upfront CAE analysis and simultaneous engineering
Confirm component and system designs and verification / validation testing are completed with efficient use of resources to reduce lead time and development costs
Encourage and promote possible patents as a result of product innovation
Support development timing and costs in response to requests for product change
Design engine components from concept and prototype build levels to production, including characteristics from Lessons Learned in other programs and the COE engineering requirements.
Lead global cross functional teams to develop parts which meet all regions requirements.
Deliver all functional and manufacturing aspects for the engines, engine components and systems.
Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, or Computer Engineering, or related Engineering field from an ABET accredited university
Minimum of 8 years of experience as a hardware design and release and engine calibration release engineer
Extensive knowledge of internal combustion engines and associated technologies
Self-starter who is able to work in a fast paced and multifaceted environment
Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to interface with senior management
Skilled in MS Office (including PowerPoint and Project)
Experience with mechanical engineering component design
Engineer must be experienced with basic PC software (e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project)
Good teamwork skills, ability to work independently and to manage suppliers
Knowledge of releasing process, DFMEA’s, DVP’s and root cause analysis methodologies.
MBA or Master of Science in Applied Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Industrial, or Computer Engineering, or related Engineering field from an ABET accredited university
3 years of experience in engine calibration and controls
Supervisory or leadership experience
Familiar with Unigraphics NX and TeamCenter
Passion for, interest in and hands on working knowledge of cars and engines
Experience releasing components at an OEM or large Tier 1 company.
Powertrain design experience.
Resident Engineering (or equivalent) manufacturing experience.
Will be required to drive a company car.
A valid driver’s license is required as well as a clean driving record.
Will be required to travel domestically and internationally up to 20%
Category Product Engineering
Req ID JN -012019-110500