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Senior Product Engineer (18-00401) in Southfield, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

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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: Senior Product Engineer (18-00401)
Location: Southfield, MI
Base Compensation: Open and Competitive
Bonus Eligible: Yes
Additional Benefits: Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401(k) matching, company paid holidays and more!
Travel: up to 25%
Type of hire: Direct / Permanent

Position Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop and engineer IP (instrument panel) commodity
  • Define product requirements
  • Ensure customers expectations are met or exceeded
  • Utilize lessons learned and continuous improvement activities to ensure robust designs
  • Initiate DR's and DTR's for required design work and data transfers
  • Maintain engineering open issues and evidence documents in 'Profile '
  • Initiate, track, and maintain engineering discipline documents (DFMEA, DVP&R, EBOM)
  • Initiate and track engineering changes through ECN/RFQ system
  • Responsible for the execution of initial engineering release and subsequent changes
  • Support various team disciplines (PFMEA, APQP, DFA, DFM, DFE, LPMP, PDM, DFSS,
  • Manage execution of FEA development
  • Initiate sample requests (B-Req's) and identify recovery mechanisms as applicable
  • Identify Significant/Critical characteristics for component part designs and approve CRT packages
  • Approve product quality, GD&T, gage/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 and at customer manufacturing locations
  • Initiate, support, and participate in SAVE / VAVE initiatives

Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • 5-8 Years of Experience
  • Asian OEM Experience would be beneficial
  • IP & Door Experience would be beneficial
  • Cut and Sew Experience would be beneficial
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 prior experience designing, developing and engineering instrument panel commodities?
  2. Do you have prior experience working with Asian OEM's? If so, which ones?
  3. Do you have prior cut and sew experience?
  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. Are you able to work in the U.S. without need for a Visa, other than a TN Visa for Canadian citizens?

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