FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Auburn Hills, Michigan
Design Release Engineer - Associate #894621
Responsible for coordination of Design, Design Release and DMU activities for the assigned Product, ensuring Project timing for base components, sub-system, add-on and integration components (Is Component DRE Facing Reports to CE)
  • Assist the CE and ACE in generating the EDM Systems Technical Description
  • Lead Design and Release Engineers (DRE's) in meeting program objectives for their components with respect to cost, weight, performance, quality, manufacturing, serviceability, timing, etc. Coordination of DMU and Design Release activities for EDM systems; Bill of Material according to specific contents and project timeline
  • Execute EDM Systems layout configuration activities according to vehicle packaging, serviceability constraints and functional/installation guidelines of single components from DREs
  • Execute Simultaneous Engineering activities to ensure BOM-BOP alignment, contributing to product and process standardization
  • Guarantee Design activities timing consistency with Project timing, aligning with CE/ACE and DREC/DRE.
  • Guide engineers in the development of drawings, DFMEA's, DVP&R's and their use in validating engine components and systems
  • Lead change management process
  • Guarantee support to EDM Systems wrt vehicle Plants for layout/packaging checks and design delivery for production
  • Release of EDM Systems Data summary documents
  • Support owner's manuals and service manuals approval
  • Supply required EDM and Charging Systems documentation to support release of required Compliance Procedure and Compliance Reports
  • Coordinate system design meetings to review DRE design proposals as required
  • Coordinate with ACE on BOM and experimental EDM builds
  • Current production product maintenance in terms of defining and supported continuous improvement, cost reduction activities and technical evolution, according to market trends and/or benchmarking activities
  • Manage EDM Systems program complexity supporting DRE
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in ME or EE Engineering
  • 1+ years experience
  • Experience in propulsion component mechanical/Electrical design, CAE and vehicle engineering/integration Knowledge of Program Management Fundamentals
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presenting complex material to various audiences
  • Strong leadership and problem solving skills with a bias for action and issue resolution
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a time constrained environment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in an Engineering discipline Experience with Electrified Powertrain Systems and Components Experience with Battery Electric Vehicles
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.
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