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  • Dearborn, MI, USA
  • Contract

Position Description:

Body Engineering - Design & Release Engineer for Body Structures.

* Design & release sheet-metal components and assemblies for various body structure & closures systems. Includes front end & underbody, upper-body and closures (doors, hoods, decklids & liftgates, static & dynamic sealing.) 

* Implement product development process including product planning, development, validation & launch.

* Ensure products meet function, quality, cost, weight, and timing requirements.

Skills Required:

- Design and Release of components and assemblies

- Associated project management from concept to physical parts/assemblies, testing/validation, and launch.

- Ability to achieve product function, quality, cost, weight, timing, and attributes requirements.

Skills Preferred:

- Good communication skills, capability with Microsoft Suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

- Experience/familiarity with GD&T

Experience Required:

- D&R engineering in sheet metal body structures, closures, stamping & body construction, static sealing, and/or dynamic sealing within the last 2 years OEM or Tier 1 Supplier.

- Includes upfront design & package of parts, build/testing and prove out and production launch.

- Experience/capability with CATIA v5 or similar CAD software, particularly performing studies and viewing capability.

- Familiarity with stamping process, including hot and cold stamped steels, Advanced High Strength steels, SMC, hydroforming and other lightweight materials such as aluminum and magnesium stampings and castings.

Experience Preferred:

* Will consider: - D&R experience in non-sheet-metal automotive commodities such as Safety Systems, Exterior/Interior Trim, Chassis within the last 2 years. - Familiarity only with sheet metal structures, closures, stamping, body construction, static or dynamic sealing and CAD in the case of recent graduate.

Education Required:

* BS or MS in Engineering. 

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