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New Business Development - Overall Program / Mechanical Pursuit Engineer (2022)


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  48041

The New Business Engineering Group is looking for an experienced Overall Program / Mechanical Pursuit  Engineer who is eager to work in a team environment in the New Business Development area leading the pursuit activities for Nexteer’s Electric Power Steering Systems.   Candidates have the opportunity to be on the front lines in securing new business world-wide for Nexteer utilizing communication, program management, analytical and hands on skills.  This position interacts with both internal and external customers to ensure deadlines and requirements are met.


Job Description:

This position is located in Saginaw, Michigan and offers a hybrid work schedule 

Lead/optimize/track cross-functional efforts to develop technical solutions that meet pursuit imperatives (technical, commercial, timing, etc)

Lead overall program / mechanical design, integration, vehicle packaging, and development of EPS steering system

Lead requirement assessment and specification management

Lead and negotiate technical solution proposals to Nexteer customers

Lead overall program and mechanical design / development of EPS steering solutions

Present and negotiate technical solution proposals to Nexteer customers

Apply new architecture exited technologies and ideas within EPS

Stay abreast of new Steering technologies

Provides technical direction to support architecture, core and application teams

Assist in designing and building EPS steering solutions for target demonstration vehicles

Validate and test design concepts

Diagnoses and corrects deficiencies


Job Requirements:

Highly effective oral and written communications skills

High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

Demonstrated project leadership skills and ability to work independently

Innovative and independent thinker

Deep understanding of engineering theory and principles of design

Interest in product design, particularly automotive

High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual or difficult

Understanding of probability and statistical analysis

Strong computer application experience in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project

Experience in rack & pinion gear design and analysis (Preferred)

General understanding in System approach including motors, controllers, sensors, and software (Preferred)

General understanding of vehicle ride dynamics (Preferred)

Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (Preferred)

Familiarity with manufacturing processes and controls (Preferred)

General understanding of Nexteer products (Preferred)


Education and Experience:

Bachelor (Masters Preferred) - Engineering

Minimum of 1 years of relevant experience