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Design Release Engineer

Location: Farmington Hills, MI
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $57,000.00 - $87,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 1/29/2018
Job ID: 02564450
Job Description
Design Engineer I needed for manufacturing company located in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

Job Summary
Designs new electrical distribution system (EDS) products and makes improvements to existing products. Evaluates products and processes for cost efficiency and reliability.  Works with other members to ensure that production is completed in a timely manner. Ensures that products, processes, and documentation conform to specifications and customer requirements.
  • Designs electrical distribution system (EDS) products to meet all customer requirements and internal design standards. 
  • Generates a Bill of Material (BOM) and prints for product designs.
  • Coordinates with Sales, Purchasing, and Manufacturing to assess product and processing costs and ensure that program cost targets are achieved.
  • Provides proposals on cost/weight reduction to enhance productivity.  Coordinates all program status review meetings, design review meetings, and harness trial builds with customer, manufacturing, and purchasing.
  • Attends customer meetings and build events. 
  • Maintains a program open issues list to track all issues (i.e., design, system, manufacturing, purchasing, and customer) which are related to the program.
  • Reviews the open issues list with the customer, manufacturing, and purchasing. 
  • Coordinates program timing, PPAP, and master sample reviews.
  • Supports future business opportunities by working closely with the Sales, Purchasing, and Manufacturing groups.
  • B.S., Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Engineering Technology, Design)
  • <2 years of experience in engineering or a related technical area
  • Demonstrated knowledge of vehicle electrical systems, understanding of engineering/technical requirements and standards. 
  • Knowledge of automotive component development and production processes, wire harness assembly processes, wire harness components
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems (CATIA and UG), and
  • Design Failure Mode Effects Analysis (DFMEA). 
  • Proficiency in using MS Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word also recommended


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