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AM Product Engineer (2019)


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  North America (NA)
Req ID:  40698

Adjacent Markets Product Engineer

Job Description:

  • Support Adjacent Markets group with new product development
  • Support both internal and external mechanical / electrical design teams
  • Specify best selection of mechanical / electrical components for Nexteer Adjacent Markets and R&D group applications
  • Assist with the development of internally and externally sourced components
  • Lead and interact directly with customers on new programs
  • Support new programs through innovative and creative processes


Job Qualifications:

BSME or BSEE required

  • Manage and coordinate mechanical design activities for multiple applications
  • Define and develop processes and procedures in support of mechanical design
  • Maintain project timelines, provide regular status reports
  • Provide clear documentation trail for requirements traceability to higher level requirements designs.
  • Coordinate work with external or on site suppliers
  • Work with various application teams and core teams to coordinate and prioritize activities
  • Provide technical support to various internal and external design teams
  • Knowledge of ISO quality principles 
  • Support anomaly and debug activities
  • Able to lead small to medium teams
  • Support process development activities for interfaces with all internal teams.


Required Skills:

Education: BSME or BSEE required

  • 2 or more years of ME / EE design or equivalent school experience
  • Proficient with standard mechanical development processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with steering and motion control principles
  • Experience managing external suppliers
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English)
  • Knowledge of CAD solid edge and NX software
  • Knowledge of ISO Quality principles
  • Willing to travel



  • Validation and test lab experience
  • Understanding of Nexteer mechanical design development techniques and methodologies
  • Familiarity with Solid Edge and Auto Cad
  • Knowledge of the Nexteer PLM system
  • Familiarity with mechanical, and electrical hardware design, development and manufacturing processes
  • Experience with non-automotive steering and motion control product design/development
  • Experienced machine tool operator (Lathes, Mills, Grinders, CNC)
  • Knowledge of rapid prototyping methods
  • Willingness to think out of the box


Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women


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Nearest Major Market: Saginaw

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