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Senior Design Engineer
Canton, MI
75,000 - 90,000
one stat



Accomplishes product development and/or product improvement from initial concept through production. Collaborates cross-functionally with internal project stake-holders and with outside suppliers. Provides engineering and technical services for new product development and production engineering. Creates and integrates complex engineering solutions in consideration of technical and business requirements. Coordinates teams to provide technically correct, high value, timely engineered project solutions. Collaborates with other departments and supply chain to achieve necessary goals. Defines BOM. Subdivides technical tasks generates WBS-Work Breakdown Structure, creates Gantt chart and assigns tasks to team members. Provides direction to Engineers and Designers. Implements product development per corporate Product Development System. Proposes and maintains project estimates and schedules. 30% Generates product and design ideas. Creates, checks and approves designs, assembly layouts, prototypes and drawings. Engineers solution sets utilizing VE/DFMA techniques. Creates and leads DFMEA’s. Generates Engineering specifications. Accomplishes problem solving and necessary analyses (variation, mechanical, kinematics, FEA). Accomplishes proper dimensional management (including appropriate use of GD&T) for components/assemblies as it relates to PPAP and Release Processes. 30% Recommends follow up action. Defines and develops product, material specifications, cost estimates for the bill of materials. Develops / approves reports and other necessary process documentation. Responsible for timely engineering release of product for prototype and production. 20% Tests and evaluates parts and assemblies. Responsible for developing product system DVP&R. Responsible for monitoring progress and making changes to the DVP and DFMEA caused by project scope changes. Responsible for the integrity of tests and reports. 10% Participates in and provides employee training and technical coordination. Organizes, delegates and monitors tasks given to project team members to resolve open issues. Provides feedback to Engineering Manager on performance of engineers and designers. 10% Desired Skills · Highly proficient in creation and execution of high value product design. · Highly skilled in creation of and application of DFMEA and DVP&R tools. · Highly proficient with technical drawings and able to create 3D CAD solutions. · Able to apply CAE techniques to verify robust design. · Highly proficient in application of problem solving techniques. · Highly skilled project leader. · Highly skilled communicator. **** Two openings in Canton plus **** A similar position in West Michigan is available. Education Bachelor’s Degree with a major in an Engineering discipline. Experience 5 - 7 years minimum experience providing significant engineering solutions in a manufacturing/product development organization.