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Product Engineer (18-00218) in Rochester Hills, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

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Job Description

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: Product Engineer (18-00218)
Location: Rochester Hills, MI
Base Compensation: Open and Competitive
Additional Benefits: Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Direct

Position Responsibilities:
  • Design system components to meet customer specifications within established timelines by providing technical direction to designers and technicians, conducting meetings and applying good engineering principles
  • Communicate to internal/external customers/suppliers, product definition and key characteristics
  • Interface with customer to define design requirements and assist customer in the design of the system
  • Identify, coordinate and communicate FMEA, validation simulation and tests to internal project team and external customer and suppliers
  • Design fixtures; establish procedures and instrumentation for specialized system and component testing to provide vital design data
  • Perform failure analysis associated with our products using team-oriented problem solving techniques
  • Generate and report product durability, reliability, and performance capabilities based on laboratory and field test results
  • Support Manufacturing Engineer, Equipment Engineer, and outside suppliers in developing the best methods of producing parts meeting customer's quality and cost requirements
  • Issue, maintain, and revise product specifications to keep record current with new information and requirements
  • Communicate with Account Managers and customers in establishing design and development programs that will meet customer timing and specifications
  • Assist buyer, prototype and Tool Development Manager in understanding customer specifications and in the source selection for prototype and production parts suppliers

Position Requirements:
  • A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) in an engineering (mechanical preferred) or science discipline and three to five years of related experience.
  • Must have an understanding of product validation and release systems, services, test techniques and product and system FMEA's or the ability to learn these processes.
  • Requires a thorough understanding of mechanical engineering principles and problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to design/analyze various kinds of components, and provide failure analysis.
  • Ability of project management and decision making in order to accomplish jobs in an efficient manner.
  • Knowledge of plastics and processes used when working with plastics (injection molding, blow molding, etc.).
  • Good interpersonal skills to communication with customers, suppliers and peers.
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. Do you have FMEA experience? If so, please provide some details on the programs you were apart of and the outcome.
  2. Do you have prior experience working with plastics (injection molding, blow molding, etc), if so please provide additional details.
  3. 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?
  4. 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?
  5. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  6. Can you please list why you left or why you are looking to leave your most recent employer?
  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.

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