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Product Engineer - REPS Core Mechanical (2019)


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate
Req ID:  37320

Product Engineer – Core Mechanical

Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Core component owner for REPS tie rods and rack & pinion tooth mesh adjustment mechanisms
  • Responsible for core template drawings
  • Responsible for core template DFMEA and DSS
  • Support cost reduction initiatives
  • Perform design analysis including component and subassembly stacks using GD&T
  • On-time delivery of projects while meeting or exceeding all initial project criteria
  • Work collaboratively with manufacturing engineering and GSM to develop lowest cost designs
  • Work with GSM and Advanced Supplier Quality to implement new programs
  • Assist application groups with implementation of new programs
  • Support manufacturing
  • Stays abreast of new technology
  • Timely communication of project status and relevant issues.
  • Regular contact with others outside the work group.
  • Support continuous improvement activities.


  • Ability to learn and understand the fundamentals of tie rod design
  • Ability to learn and understand the fundamentals rack & pinion tooth mesh adjustment mechanism design
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • Good working knowledge of GD&T
  • Ability to perform dimensional limit stack analysis using GD&T
  • Knowledge of the REPS gear product design and/or manufacturing processes preferred
  • Ability to evaluate various technology alternatives to achieve project goals, especially design and process trade-offs
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and coordinate multi-functional activities.
  • Sensitivity to issues working in a global environment: - communications / coordination / culture / language.
  • Good oral & written skills.
  • Knowledge / expertise in the following:  Microsoft Office, Problem solving techniques


Degree: Bachelor

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Minimum 3 years of relevant experience


Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women


VEVRAA Federal Contractor 


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Nearest Major Market: Saginaw

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