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Design Engineer Seats

The Dako Group
Novi, Michigan, United States
February 14, 2018

Our customer located in Novi, MI is seeking a Design Engineer – Seats (Entry-Level) for a direct hire position.

The salary range for this position is dependent upon level of experience.

This position requires up to 25% travel.

General Summary

Provides in-house and/or on-site customer support in the areas of CAD, engineering, and customer support issues.

Essential Job Functions

• Design, develop, and engineer applicable commodity.

• Define product requirements.

• Ensure the customer’s expectations are met or exceeded.

• Utilize lessons learned and continuous improvement activities to ensure robust designs.

• Initiate DSR’s for required design work.

• Maintain engineering open issues.

• Initiate, track, and maintain engineering discipline documents (DFMEA, DVP&R, BOM).

• Initiate engineering changes through ECI system.

• Execute initial engineering release and subsequent changes.

• Support various team disciplines (PFMEA, APQP, DFA, DFM, DFE, craftsmanship, tooling, timing, sales, etc.).

• Manage execution of FEA development.

• Approve product quality, GD&T, gauge / fixture design and build.

• Support analysis of dimensional data and corrective action for product concerns.

• Support resolution of build issues.

• Participate in weekly design reviews.

• Provide launch support, including onsite at customer manufacturing locations.

• Initiate, support, and participate in VA/VE initiatives.

Required Education

• Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience is required.

Required Experience

• Entry-Level to 4 years of relevant experience.

• Experience in Toyota systems and terminology is a plus.

Required Personal / Technical Skills

• Strong multitasking and organization skills.

• Ability to communicate and work well with all levels of the organization.

• Ability to compile effective and concise visual reports.

• Ability to work in a team environment.

• Effective time management skills.

• Ability to perform responsibilities with minimal supervision.

Required Language Skills

• Strong verbal and written communication skills in English are required.

Required Computer / Software Skills

• Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project).

• Proficient in UG-NX / Catia V5.