Applications Engineer General
Position Duties • Lead the development of Exterior Trim Components • Program responsibility will include truck and car products. • Concurrently execute multiple programs from cradle to grave including DEA/Waterfall development, studio checkpoint process, FDJ and launch. • Coordinate and implement all the required actions to improve overall customer satisfaction as it relates to the product while maintaining an affordable business structure. • Generate cost reductions and revenue opportunities for current and future model programs. • Drive the Product Development process (Design, Development, Validation, and Launch) of exterior trim components, achieving compliance of requirements; SDS, design rules, VDS, FMVSS and legal requirements. • Lead resolution of current model quality issues in support of V75 VFG leader • Lead global core engineering responsibilities for all regions including the exterior trim design review, design rule development and SDS updates for the components you are responsible for. • Support MCR target achievement for Exterior Trim commodities • Lead and resolve all financial and part related issues for all tier 1 suppliers. • Identify, develop and engineer innovative components to increase customer satisfaction and utility.
design and release experience. Ford Experience
Matt started with Contract Professionals, Inc. in November 2014. He began as a Technical Recruiter assigned to the automotive team. He worked hand in hand with account managers, to spearhead specific projects with CPI's clients. Driven to succeed, Matt achieved his goal(s) within the first year. He continued working on accounts and he learned the leadership process throughout his 4-year career at CPI.
When the opportunity presented itself, he was promoted to Account Manager of the automotive division. He navigates the challenges in this new role by utilizing the senior staff in the office.
Matt was awarded a Bachelor of Art in Environmental Studies at University of Michigan. Matt also received an Associate degree in Automotive Mechanics from a local community college.
Matt is thriving as a new Account Manager at CPI, and he looks forward to the challenges that await him in the workforce solutions industry.