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Refrigerant Module Application Engineer – Jr. – Sr. Level

Job Title
Refrigerant Module Application Engineer – Jr. – Sr. Level
Job ID
Work Hybrid
Novi,  MI 48377
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Refrigerant Module Application Engineer – Jr. – Sr. Level

Department Powertrain Cooling (PTC) / HVAC-HX

Novi, MI - Hybrid Remote/On-site

Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies, to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project based work.

Job Description
The selected candidate will be responsible for leading the development of Refrigerant Module Assemblies (RMA) for heat pump and dual loop systems for cabin comfort applications meeting all customer specifications and program deliverables.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Understand customer assembly and component specifications and assure compliance of designs
  • Lead module level design and integration, collaborate and direct component engineering actions
  • Create and manage engineering statements of work (ESOWS) for all components of the RMA
  • Apply APQP to the application (i.e DFMEA, SCIF, DFM/A, DVP&R, Dim/Tol analysis, proto Control Plan)
  • Specify components aligned with Materials Engineering, Purchasing and manufacturing strategies and functional requirements
  • Develop and maintain RMA prototype and production Bill of Materials
  • Lead Design and Release (D&R) in a phase-gate process, including Design Validation test plans
  • Lead and organize prototype planning and assembly for testing including quality control requirements
  • Manage prototype tooling cost & timing from external and intra-company sources
  • Manage internal budget for RMA development and testing
  • Provide direction to CAD, CAE/CFD and test personnel
  • Lead and organize validation testing per DV plan; provide PV plan oversight
  • Assess test results and apply design and/or prototype quality countermeasures as necessary
  • Create and/or update core engineering standards, test procedures. and support DFMEA and regulatory requirement tools
  • Release and sign-off of drawings ensuring drawings align with corporate design standards
  • Execute and document all required product development deliverables in HPDS and/or GPEP
  • Interface with multiple product group PD, Advanced Systems, Manufacturing and Program

  • Interface with customers (internal and external)

Years of Experience
  • 2-8 years of related experience in heat exchanger or refrigerant systems development required

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering required; Master’s degree preferred

Desired Competencies, Experience, & Qualifications
  • Demonstrated ability to design, develop, test, and launch complex assemblies
  • Understanding of heat transfer, fluids, materials, controls, instrumentation, structural and NVH principles
  • Experience integrating heat exchangers, fluid lines, compressors and controls as refrigerant systems
  • Experience in interpreting customer electrical hardware and software specifications
  • Experience in quality disciplines such as DFMEA, SCIFS, etc
  • Able to interpret CFD and CAE/FEA results and utilize to optimize system design
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Experience in project planning and management
  • Ability to conduct Technical Design Reviews
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Close work with lab on system test set-up, execution and reports

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