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Design Engineer 18-00452 in Saline, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

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GTA is unable to hire candidates that require H1-B visas to work in the U.S.  If you require an H1-B, please don't apply.
 
Title:  Design Engineer   (18-00452)
Location: Saline, MI
Pay rate:  $50/hr - $60/hr
Additional Benefits: Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: contract
 
 
Summary:
Our client is seeking a Design Engineer who possesses at least 5 years of automotive interior design experience.
  
Responsibilities
  •  Investigate and make countermeasures for current production field issues.
  • Engineer and design Trim Parts which include headliner, carpet, garnishes, door trim parts, and airbags.
  • Work closely with OEM's R&D team members to get direction from them on each issue that is identified and provide daily reports regarding progress.
  • Make and keep schedule, develop design changes and issue drawing and associated paperwork for engineering changes.
  • Manage Suppliers: plan and follow-up schedules (part evaluations, design study and design change implementation) and confirm their meeting of the OEM's performance requirements.
  • Attend production trials at manufacturing facilities. Identify issues. Find root cause and develop countermeasures.
  • Report status daily to leaders (verbal) and weekly to  management team (written) and support regular status report to project management.
  • Also, prepare and present monthly report of each project status .
  • Report all new issues in a timely fashion to management
  • Investigate cost and mass reduction ideas and implement engineering changes as directed by OEM's R&D team members.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 Requirements & Qualifications
  • Understand application of standard engineering theory, principles and problem-solving techniques.
  • Provide evidence of analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Provide evidence of ability to effectively coordinate projects.
  • CATIA VS Capability.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with Suppliers, Design, and Management.
   Required Minimum Education and Experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Equivalent Experience
  • 5  years minimum Interior Design Experience.
  • Previous automotive experience preferred.
  • Previous work experience with Toyota highly preferred.
 
 GTA QUESTIONS:
Please acknowledge that you understand that your answers to the following questionnaire will be part of your submittal to our client, and that you will answer each question as thoroughly and professionally as possible.
 
  1. How many years of automotive interior design experience do you have?
  2. Do you have prior experience working at Toyota?
  3. Do you understand application of standard engineering theory, principles and problem-solving techniques?
  4. Please provide details of any specific achievement(s) that you would like to highlight from your career that would make you a great fit for this position?
  5. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  6. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  7. What is your 'acceptable” and 'ideal base” compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  8. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  9. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  10. Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years
            
Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or have been placed by GTA at one of our clients, we will not be able to entertain moving you. However, we are hopeful that you may know someone else who is qualified and as such you would still be eligible for our generous referral bonus program detailed below.
 
 
REFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM:
If you are able to refer a person we do hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms