The Powertrain Design Release Engineer is responsible for the design, development and release of components and subsystems in conventional Automatic and Hybrid Transmissions.
Main Design Release Engineer Objectives:Important to note the manager is not looking for Designers. The candidates would have Product Engineer on their resume as that is the term that is commonly used elsewhere.
Develop technical requirements for components and subsystems of conventional automatic and hybrid transmissions
Evaluate designs to the "engineering best practice" documents
Develop DFMEAs and access designs for failure modes robustness
Develop DVP&R plans to validate design changes
Develop Tools, Test Procedures and Acceptance Criteria for transmission components
Collaborate appropriate Design Detailing and CAE activities for design updates and or new designs
Support manufacturing on production related issues
Generate and implement cost reduction ideas
Participate in warranty/cost reduction meetings and develop solutions for warranty issues
Conduct root cause analysis of transmission failures and identify the root cause/s
Collaborate with transmission systems group to address and support any failures using the appropriate tools and processes
Provide guidance and direction to suppliers through resourcing, process or sourcing changes, and development using the appropriate change management systemRequirements:
Requirement is not to locate in the Windsor area.
The requirement is to be able to work at ARDC site as needed.
This may involve days at a time or short notice visits.
Must be able to have transportation/location to meet these needs.
Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Chemical or Computer Engineering, or related Engineering field from an ABET accredited university
3-5 years of automotive engineering experience in product development design and release with a minimum of 2 years of powertrain experience
Relevant experience in engineering die cast aluminum components, park system components (pawl, gear, rod assembly, etc), and seals.
Competent in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GDT)
Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
Excellent work ethic, organization skills, and communication skills
Master's degree in an engineering related field
Working knowledge of NX/Teamcenter
Design for Six Sigma certification
Experience and working knowledge of automatic transmission and driveline components