Lead Engineer - Customer


Auburn Hills, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  R&D/Engineering
Type of Contract:  Permanent
Job ID:  29460
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Webasto Roof Systems Inc. is currently recruiting for a Lead Engineer located at their HQ in Auburn Hills, MI.   


If you have a solid engineering background paired with great leadership skills, then this position might be right for you!  




Job Responsibilities:


•  Lead a team of Engineers and Designers from a technical, timing and cost standpoint to meet all the required project deliverables
•  Guide engineering team to ensure that robust technical solutions are developed for product design applications from concept through production 
•  Provide guidance to engineering the team to ensure that appropriate engineering analysis and material selections are performed 
•  Work with other Group Leaders such as Program Management, Manufacturing, Quality and Validation to achieve high quality and uniformity of engineering, design and material standards and specifications; work to develop product strategy for standardization 
•  Review and approve product designs, engineering changes, tolerance stack-ups and engineering documentation, including but not limited to DFEMA, DVP&R, drawings and design assumptions 
•  Conduct design reviews internally and with customers 
•  Act as a senior level liaison with customers, suppliers and engineers 
•  Support and directly participate in new business development and acquisition
•  Approve deviations for Product Engineering for assigned product responsibility 






Education and Experience:


•  Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial or Materials Engineering or equivalent combination of experience and educations 
•  ~10 years cumulative automotive product engineering experience in mechanical, electrical, industrial or materials engineering disciplines 
•  Experience with interpreting customer specifications and requirements
•  Knowledge GD&T, 8D, DOE, DFMEA, PDM systems and Robust Design 



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