Auburn Hills, MichiganProduct Development Engineer #948196
The Product Development Engineer – Circular Economy Transmission; manages the ideation and innovation phases of Circular Economy revenue opportunities and brings these opportunities to fruition. Opportunities are the 4 R’s - remanufacturing, recycle, re-use and repair. Once feasibility and profitability is approved, the engineer also manages the development and release of these programs, with a focus on remanufacturing opportunities. Selected candidate will track development and releases through the multiple departments to ensure parts are placed on shelf or sourcing of a particular program to a 3rd party supplier within agreed upon time schedules. This position requires a team player with excellent interpersonal skills able to work in a dynamic cross-functional team.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
- Develop project objectives and plans by providing input specific to product/process design requirements, project elements, and project scheduling.
- Determine product specifications by studying product design, requirements, and performance standards; completing technical studies; preparing cost estimates.
- Identify and implement (internally or at supplier) new and emerging technologies, equipment, and competencies required to support the portfolio growth.
- Understand engineering aspects of past-model parts, such as design, specifications, and materials, in order to release remanufactured parts without affecting original design intent.
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
- 3+ years for Transmission commodities in either a Powertrain plant manufacturing setting or Transmission drive systems product development.
- 3 years of remanufacturing or repair experience in powertrains or hybrid drive system components.
- Experience managing several simultaneous projects and ensure resources are allocated appropriately to meet timing.
- Microsoft Office proficiency.
- Ability to interpret Engineering Drawings (GD&T Knowledge preferred but not required).
- Knowledgeable in Teamcenter & NX.
- Travel required to supplier sites or manufacturing facilities.
Additional Information / Must Have's:
- Transmission focused role*
- Experience in manufacturing of or remanufacturing of, transmissions) - MUST HAVE 5 YEARS EXPERIENCE (#1)
- Experience in the management or support of field returns of defective parts and analyzing and determine root cause of the failure modes for above commodities.
- Experience managing several simultaneous projects with deadlines. - Onsite/ Remote Hybrid
- Driving a company vehicle is a requirement. - Clean driver’s license.
- Amount of travel, of so where:
- 20-40%. North America (may be Mexico or Canada) but 99% USA.
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- Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
- 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
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