FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Auburn Hills, Michigan
Design Release Engineer – Senior #894183
Job Description:
The Restraints System Design & Release Engineer (DRE) will be responsible for the design and development of restraints systems (seat belts, airbags, and/or steering wheels) to meet quality, craftsmanship, functional design and build objectives. The DRE will interface with purchasing, product design office, testing, manufacturing and supply base groups to achieve program objectives. The candidate will be responsible to assure that all program milestones, deliverables and targets are met for the specific restraints system including cost, weight and investment.
The roles and responsibilities also include but are not limited to:
  • Manage supplier design and open issues reviews
  • Reviewing testing and test data
  • Writing change notices
  • Resolving plant related issues with urgency
  • Completing compliance reports
  • Reviewing owner’s manuals and service manuals
  • Validating technical cost reduction ideas
  • Conducting commodity benchmarking
  • Reviewing best practices to meet program requirements
  • Creating source packages, and leading technical reviews
  • Supporting creation and/or updates to technical specification, design practices
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree
  • 3+ years of relevant automotive experience in Interior and/or Restraints Engineering
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience in engineering design and development from concept through launch
  • Experience in Interior and/or Restraints design and development
  • Electro-mechanical engineering experience a plus
  • Experience with NX / Teamcenter tools
  • Experience using proactive quality tools (Design for Six Sigma)
  • Experience using reactive quality tools (Kepner-Tregoe/Shainin)
  • DFSS and/or Reactive Green Belt
  • Hybrid work environment (70/30 remote/on site as an estimate but is subject to change)
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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