Exterior Lighting Applications Engineer

Dearborn, MI

Posted: 08/21/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Automotive Job Number: 19-01916
Position Description:
The Exterior Lighting Applications Engineer role spans a variety of engineering fields including mechanical, electrical, software, and optics. This position involves responsibilities including definition of requirements, product design, tooling, validation testing, and launching in an assembly plant during the development of Exterior Lighting products throughout a vehicle' s lifecycle. This role requires an engineer to lead and drive a cross functional team that includes lighting suppliers, optics, software, studio, purchasing, manufacturing, and quality functions. Our ideal candidate desires to build their career as an engineer within exterior lighting. This candidate must demonstrate clear communication and project management skills and is a passionate, hard-working person who enjoys taking on challenges and following through with robust solutions. Responsibilities • Systems Engineering for Exterior Lighting • Generate and execute technical solutions for Exterior Lighting components to support new vehicle programs • Perform complex engineering evaluation analysis • Work cross-functionally to implement cost savings, product improvements, and to support prototype and production build activities • Balance attributes such as cost, weight, complexity, and timing • Production release of Exterior Lighting systems, subsystems, components, and features • Communicate information to and from internal and external organizations • Lead team meetings (suppliers, designers, engineers, manufacturing, supplier quality, etc.) • Travel as required (including international)
Experience Required:
• 3+ months of related lighting applications and/or automotive experience (inclusive of professional, co-op, and internship positions).
Education Required:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering
Education Preferred:
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Optical, or Software Engineering • Master' s Degree or other Advanced Degree

Greg Allen
Senior Technical Recruiter

With over 14 years of recruiting experience, Greg specializes in recruiting military veterans for Contract Professionals, Inc.'s defense clients nationwide (CONUS)and overseas (OCONUS). Part of his job is to also mentor new CPI recruiters and assist them in meeting their career objectives.

Greg takes great pride in his ability to support our military veterans, as they navigate the transition process. This includes providing transitioning military personnel with job information and vital career guidance, after they are discharged from the military. Greg regularly works to support transitioning military personnel and veterans by matching their skills to a rewarding career within their area of expertise.

Greg holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Western Michigan University.

He enjoys golf, cooking, travel, music and most sports!  Go Broncos!

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