Design Engineer

Motus Integrated Technologies – Ann Arbor, MI

Contract

Product Engineer

Reports to: Product Engineering Manager

Work Location: Ann Arbor, MI onsite (contract)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Applying all the elements of the Product Launch System for successful achievement of key milestones within the product development and launch process
  • Managing the day-to-day project details including creating and updating tactical plans (timelines), identifying project tasks, and managing those tasks to successful and timely completion. Also, creating/maintaining an open issues list
  • Attaining/maintaining a working knowledge of basic Lean engineering principals including benchmarking & reverse engineering, tactical planning, Pugh/decision analysis, and 10-step A3 problem solving; utilizing these tools to select materials and structures that robustly meet design targets and product specifications, cost, including DFM and mass
  • Root-causing and identifying short- and long-term countermeasures for resolution of design, engineering or manufacturing feasibility issues. Utilizing DFMEA, Fishbone Diagrams, 8D’s, Kepner-Tregoe Problem Resolution, Is-Is Not process, and 5-Why tools to isolate root causes of functional part issues
  • Applying knowledge of plastic part design, injection-molding and compression forming to prototypes & mock-ups, and input into CAD models and drawings
  • Developing and executing ED, DV and PV test plans to demonstrate customer performance requirements can be met through design and drawing controls and process controls. Execution of these plans would include analytical tools and physical testing
  • Using of analytical tools such as Excel, Minitab, free body diagrams, hand calculations, design guidelines/check sheets and FEA to confirm design concepts
  • Supporting prototype and pre-production builds at sub-supplier, tool shop, Motus and OEM facilities as required
  • Leading knowledge capture/lessons learned activities through the creation and update of 10-step A3s, design guidelines and check sheets
  • Developing component and sub-assembly GD&T tolerancing and tolerance stack-up studies in support of customer craftsmanship goals
  • Managing engineering budgets including product/designer engineering hours, prototype/validation materials, and testing costs. Identify program scope changes from the original SOW, estimate required hours/cost of change, and obtain approval of costs from the business unit and engineering management
  • Leading material cost reduction projects including organizing trial runs of new material, analyzing dimensional reports, working with designers to update drawings, coordinating validation tests and ultimately implementing changes
  • Communicating effectively with standard Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Project, Outlook, GoToMeeting, Skype, whiteboards, etc., as well as and more importantly, face-to-face with internal and external customers
  • Working effectively in a matrix team environment (interfacing with quality, mfg., plant, finance, program management team members)
  • Managing multiple projects at once
  • Taking the initiative to find solutions, asking for guidance when required, and executing projects on-time and within budget
  • REQUIREMENTS:

  • BSME, or related degree
  • 3+ years applicable experience product engineering launch in automotive interiors, preferably headliners and overhead systems
  • Injection-mold plastics and metals engineering/design experience is required
  • Automotive OEM customer and engineering launch system experience required
  • CATIA v5 skills to evaluate 3-D designs
  • Green Belt/Black Belt training is preferred
  • Motus Integrated Technologies is a rapidly growing, $300 million manufacturer of high-performance headliners and interior products for the global automotive market. Headquartered in Holland Michigan, Motus operates state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in North America (U.S. and Mexico), Europe, and Asia with over 20 entities worldwide. Motus is a portfolio company of Atlas Holdings, an industrial holding company headquartered in Greenwich, CT.

    Motus is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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