Product Engineer Chassis

Dearborn, MI

Posted: 08/13/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Automotive Job Number: 19-01860
Position Description:
Multiple Suspension Engineering positions available spanning the design requirement/strategy phase (Foundation) thru the production component release functions (D&R). Foundation positions are responsible to develop suspension component strategies, requirements and analytical tools through acquired knowledge and benchmarking of suspension systems & components. The primary objective of the Foundation position is to develop tools and strategies that competitively balance cost, weight and functional requirements while improving overall durability/robustness, promoting efficient industrialization and supporting the D&R process. D&R positions are responsible for the component development process from the program start through production launch including sourcing, design, validation testing, program management and manufacturing readiness. Working with Foundation Engineering, D&R positions will establish system and component functional targets and specifications, manage suppliers to design, test and validate chassis systems and components, analyze and resolve issues, and apply computer aided engineering (CAE) tools to deliver optimized designs for cost, weight and function. Use of DOE, joint design, FMEA, Parameter Design, Design Verification and Production Validation engineering processes. Interface with suppliers to industrialize and launch components. Manage/control engineering documents and release designs for manufacturing globally.
Skills Preferred:
- Finite Element Analysis, ADAMS, FMEA Process discipline and quality document experience
- Ability to understand and manage complex systems
Experience Required:
- Interest in automotive engineering
- Motivated self-starter, ability to manage/prioritize multiple assignments
Experience Preferred:
- 2+ years of experience in Engineering
- Knowledge of one or more of the following stampings, castings, forgings, welded components, shocks, stabilizer bars and/or other components
- CAD CATIA training/experience
- Experience with design for manufacturing
Education Required:
- BS Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace or Equivalent Engineering
Education Preferred:
Advanced degree desirable
Additional Information:
Travel to suppliers and/or assembly plants may occasionally be required

Matt Dahlgren
Account Executive

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.

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