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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER – Electromechanical

Job Title
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER – Electromechanical
Job ID
27080441
Location
Novi,  MI 48377
Other Location
Description

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER – Electromechanical

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Design and development of electromechanical pumps and/or valves.

Typical Duties:

  • Initiate and/or support design and development of electromechanical pumps and/or valves.
  • Electromechanical product components design and integration into a comprehensive system.
  • Design valves, pump impellers and volutes using pump hydraulic design calculations, actual sample testing, interpreting computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and finite element analysis (FEA).
  • Insure all customer performance and durability specifications and requirements are met.
  • Support component and end item manufacturing process development and optimization.  Parts and systems are to be designed for manufacturing.  
  • Initiate and support engineering verification (EV), design validation (DV) and production validation (PV) product testing.
  • Support product prototype builds.
  • Support purchasing with the supplier selection process.
  • Support product cost estimating efforts.

YEARS EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 3 years of electromechanical device design and testing experience.  Experience in BLDC and brushed motor design a significant plus.
  • Experience in pump hydraulic design and development (primarily centrifugal) a plus.

DEGREE: Bachelors Degree  Engineering or (higher)

DESIRED COMPETENCIES/EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to apply and use engineering knowledge and experience in the design and development of electromechanical devices.
  • Practical and working knowledge of valve and centrifugal pump design.
  • Knowledge of BLDC and brushed motor design.
  • Knowledge in FEA a plus.
  • Knowledge of 3D Solidworks CAD a plus.
  • Practical and working knowledge of high volume manufacturing processes such as: injection molding, complex assembly, die casting and machining.
  • Skilled in GD&T.
  • Practical working knowledge of: FMEA, APQP, PPAP, and DV & PV testing.
  • Ability to understand and apply automotive powertrain engineering specifications.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to work independently and within a cross-functional team environment.
  • Must have a self starting, proactive and resourceful mindset.
  • Good analytical problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Able to understand customer functional and packaging needs and design/develop cost effective solutions.
  • Ability to work alone and in a team to determine optimal, robust engineering designs and materials for various products, applications and system components. 
  • Ability to simultaneously engineer products with consideration to and involvement of manufacturing engineering such that the products are designed for cost effective, robust manufacturing process.
  • Must be capable of evaluating various supplier processes and select those optimal for the product.
  • Able to determine required EV, DV and PV testing to prove-out/validate designs.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Limited travel required to suppliers, customer, and manufacturing plants during launch.

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