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Sr. Product Engineer (18-00184) in Troy, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 6/26/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Troy, MI
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Job Description

GTA is unable to hire candidates that require or will require in the future H1-B visas to work in the U.S. If you require an H1-B, please don't apply.

We have some clients that will consider new graduates with newly issued OPT's, so you can apply if your OPT has at least one year left prior to expiration.

Title: Sr. Product Engineer (18-00184)
Location: Troy, MI
Base Compensation:
Type of hire: Direct

Position Summary:
The Sr. Product Engineer applies engineering principles and analytical techniques to the design and/or development of product concepts, components, or assemblies. The Sr. Product Engineer will be responsible for process, material and product development targeted toward new business applications Also to provide focused area of expertise.

Position Requirements:
  • Minimum 7 years of Exterior Trim and Sealing products engineering experience.
  • Minimum 5 years DRE experience on a GM program. Good knowledge of all related GM systems especially the Product Development Process and Gate / Timing requirements, EWO process etc.
  • BS degree in related field, or equivalent job experience preferred.
  • Proficient with industry standard processes like APQP, 8D, DFM/DFA, DFSS, etc.
  • Proven track record of bringing new concepts, cost savings and new products to market.
  • Identify and lead new development projects focusing on new concepts, cost savings, global activities and obtaining new business.
  • Create & execute goals, timing and cost for project(s).
  • Track & evaluate emerging technologies.
  • Monitor and benchmark competitors.
  • Communicate/coordinate projects between divisions, sales, targeted programs, customer needs and corporate representative.
  • Functions as a development specialist with a particular expertise in part design, materials, processes and tooling.
  • Support Exteriors Sales group in pursuing new business.
  • Participate as a lead member of the Global Expert Team to coordinate development activities across all of Exteriors group
  • Supports and implements the 'Innovation Development Process'.
  • Identifies design work and creates design specifications for a variety of complex product components to obtain operational, cost, quality, and/or manufacturing feasibility improvements.
  • Analyzes highly complex design problems and formulates engineering conclusions by the application of engineering and/or mathematical principles.
  • Consults with personnel in various engineering activities relative to the design, drafting, and experimental construction of product components.
  • Provides technical support and follow-up on Design/Product Validation activities.
  • Create and maintain DFMEA, DVP, Open Issue Lists and Timelines.
  • Represent our company professionally, and with a high level of integrity and enthusiasm.
  • Develop customer relationships that support our ability to be successful.
  • Effectively network and communicate to utilize resources within the company.
  • Effective Communication with Employees, Managers, Divisions and Customers.
  • Other job duties as required and/or assigned.
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.
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?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.
1. Please describe your experience with Automotive Exteriors.
2. How many years experience do you have at GM?
3. Are you familiar with the 'Innovation Development Process?
4. Please describe your experience maintaining DFME, DVP, and Open Issue Lists and Timelines.
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

Thank you very much in advance for submitting your resume. If you are submitting your resume on our website, there is a section marked 'Cover Letter?. Please add your answers to our candidate pre-screening questions in this section when you apply. You will find the pre-screening questions at the bottom of the job description.

If you apply on line to a customer, your name gets logged into their computer system and then when we submit you, it comes back to us rejected as a duplicate - and there is no guarantee that your online submittal gets reviewed in a timely manner - or at all. It is simply a function of how many human and software resources they have or don't have to review hundreds of online submittals. That is why firms engage outside staffing suppliers such as GTA in order to help them through the maze of applicants. Stick with GTA and we will get your resume in front of those who can decide. That would include the HR or Recruiting Manager ? and more importantly, the hiring manager.

We will get back to you as soon as the customer provides feedback. Thank you for choosing GTA as your job search partner.