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Mechanical Suspension Engineer

Location: Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States
Job ID: R0013426
Date Posted: Nov 26, 2022
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

General Responsibilities:

Under general direction of a higher level engineer or manager, the primary responsibility of this position is to design, plan, test, and coordinate multiple processes of product development used in automotive suspension design and application.

Job Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of this position includes, but is not limited to:

  • Design engineer responsible for mechanical underbody chassis components for suspension dampers.  Activities to include mechanical design, virtual and physical validation activities and product life cycle management interfacing with customer, manufacturing, program management and sales for the respective design engineering elements.
  • Job rotations to include product design, validation testing and manufacturing activities at the engineering technical center and manufacturing sites in North America.
  • Tunable hardware chassis components such as steering, damper and brake calipers include in vehicle development experience at in house and customer test facilities to achieve target vehicle dynamic performance characteristics.

Qualifications (Education, Skills and/or special Knowledge):

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have working knowledge and experience with APQP program management
  • Be proficient with
    • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • Microsoft Project
  • Experience with the following is desired, (not required)
  • CAD software (i.e. CATIA V5, Solidworks preferred)
  • Math software - Matlab/Simulink,
  • Programming Language - Visual Basic, C++
  • Statistical software – ie. Minitab
  • Have experience tracking and reporting design changes.
  • Have experience coordinating and facilitating several small projects or one major project.
  • Experience interfacing with customers is a plus.

Education:      Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering (or similar discipline)

Experience:     Minimum of 0 – 3 years applicable experience in related field

Job level determined by various factors such as organization size, responsibility, career stage, and capabilities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  N/A

Working conditions:

Physical Demands:  Required to sit or stand for long periods of time. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Travel: Domestic and international may be required as needed.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected] Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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