Product Design Engineer

Reliance One, Inc.
Job Description
Product Design Engineer Responsibilities
  • Provide design proposals for Automotive weather strip parts or other components utilizing 2D & 3D design tools
  • Develop drawings as necessary and participate in Design FMEA, as required
  • Improve designs & define new design guidelines to be adopted by the group to improve quality and productivity
  • Complete benchmarking examinations of competitor’s components and emerging technology
  • Negotiate with customers on product design, styling and engineering requirements while ensuring manufacturability and profitability
  • Create APQP and engineering documents
  • Support design development from initial concept thru SOP
  • Attend customer build events and root cause issues
  • Provide technical reports, open items list and presentation package to customers & internal departments
  • Create and maintain records of product development as required by our quality system
  • Continue to improve the product development process to provide a higher level of service to our customers
  • Work with customers and other internal groups to resolve component functional problems
  • Drive optimization by being actively engaged in continuous improvement efforts
  • Demonstrate basic project management expertise
  • Function in a highly collaborative environment where flexibility and teamwork is crucial to individual success
Product Design Engineer Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3+ years of relevant experience is required
  • CATIA V5 or NX / UG experience is preferred Experience with OEM / JOEM engineering release systems is preferred
  • Strong understanding of general design and engineering release activities is preferred
  • Understanding of the various phases of APQP from initial concept through post-production is preferred
  • Familiarity with automotive standards, concepts, and practices
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suites 2007 or newer is required
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines is required
  • Effective verbal, non-verbal, negotiation and written communication skills are required
  • Ability to sustain a high degree of professionalism in interacting with internal and external customers is required
  • Effective attention to detail, problem solving, analytical and organizational skills is required
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