Lead Development Engineer


Auburn Hills, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  R&D/Engineering
Type of Contract:  Permanent
Job ID:  31088
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Webasto Roof Systems, Inc., seeks a Lead Development Engineer in Auburn Hills, Michigan.  Domestic and international travel 5%. Duties: Provide technical guidance, engineering direction, and product assistance to customer focused teams of product engineers; apply project management tools with guidance and support from Project Managers; lead engineering testing, product design, engineering specifications and customer requirements; ensure that appropriate engineering analysis and material selection is performed for all product content within the team; review and approve engineering documentation, including but not limited to DFMEA (Design Failure Mode & Effect Analysis), DVP&R (Design, Verification, Plan & Report), drawings and design assumptions; ensure that all product requirements are accurately released on time into change management system in order to support all program objectives and customer requirements; act as liaison with customers, suppliers and engineers; support and participate in new business development and acquisition; and ensure that product safety lessons learned are reflected in current product. Minimum education required: Bachelor degree in Mechanical, Aerospace or Automotive Engineering, closely related engineering degree, or foreign equivalent degree. Minimum experience required: 3 years of work experience in a Project, Systems, Product, Mechanical or Lead engineering position with a Tier 1 automotive supplier. Special skills required: Must have 3 years of work experience with each of the following: following DFMEA process in the automotive industry; designing components and assemblies of motor vehicles with CAD; performing DRBFM and FTA in the automotive industry; and customer design and testing specifications as they relate to vehicle assembly design and testing. 
Send resume to AHHQ.HumanResources@webasto.com; (refer to req #31088 in email subject line). Equal Opportunity Employer.

Webasto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against  race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit