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Full Time Warren, MI Posted 2 months ago

Title: Auto Industry Lead Engineer


Location: Warren, MI


Auto Industry Lead Engineer


Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Trains, develops and evaluates employees
  • Develops and coordinates timing of product design programs
  • Provides technical support for solving assembly plant problems
  • Conducts engineering activities for VDP all phases of vehicle programs
  • Evaluates design proposals
  • Coordinates overall engineering activities with other departments and/or divisions
  • Initiates and evaluates cost studies
  • Coordinates with vendors and/or customers
  • Writes technical reports and proposals
  • Reviews legislative and regulatory proposals or actions to determine impact on projects
  • Almost constant contact with others outside the work group
  • Recognized as an expert in field of work Required Skills/Experience:
  • Knowledge in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint – Intermediate level
  • Knowledge with Lotus Notes or other email communication tool – Intermediate level
  • Good interpersonal skills involving ability to work effectively cross-functionally and cross-culturally
  • Good written and oral communication skills necessary for meetings and presentations
  • Ability to work well with others, exhibiting teamwork skills
  • Partners with senior management to analyze and solve issues
  • Ability to multitask by handling diverse assignments concurrently
  • Mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback
  •  Expert knowledge of design, development and test engineering, manufacturing processes, assembly operations and Central Office functions
  • Position related experience – 14 years
  • Relevant auto industry experience required – 7-9 years
  • Past work experience required – Entry level (<1 year) Areas of expertise include: Testing, Design, Analysis

Required Education/Training/Certifications/Licenses


Bachelor of Science in Engineering


 Key experiences:


-Design release engineers with experience in Release responsibilities for any of these commodities: Body Structures, Battery Enclosures, Pickup Box, Structural Roof Trim, Fuel Fill Door, Charge Port Door, Adhesive and Sealers. Specific relevant experience of any of the above is ideal.

-Critical thinking and Complex Problem Solving.

-Unigraphics experience is a plus. Candidate will use Unigraphics to review the designs.

-Communication skills: Candidate will be working with other team members, multiple manager levels, and external suppliers.

-Math skills are a required for the position.


Position information:


-Candidates will be responsible for own parts, but will have a team that includes other engineers that have related parts. All will be under a lead engineer.

-Candidate will need to be flexible on their work hours if they are working on a part involving meeting with China at either 7a or 7p.

-Education: Bachelors of Science in Engineering is required.


Experience in Release responsibilities for any of these commodities: Body Structures, Battery Enclosures, Pickup Box, Structural Roof Trim, Fuel Fill Door, Charge Port Door, Adhesive and Sealers

Work Site Description:        


Preferred Work Schedule:   M-F: Core hours are 8-4. Candidates may need to be flexible with hours due to some projects requiring meetings with China.


For more details please send your resume to staffing@productivityteam.com


To apply for this job email your details to ktorkko@productivityteam.com


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