Product Engineer


Auburn Hills, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  R&D/Engineering

Webasto Roof Systems Inc. is currently recruiting for an Product Engineer located at their Auburn Hills Corporate Office.  


If you have experience with mechanical or electromechanical assemblies, then this position might be right for you! 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop robust technical solutions from concept through production
  • Conduct appropriate engineering analysis and select materials
  • Work with designers to develop high quality drawings
  • Perform tolerance stack-ups on new design and product changes
  • Set direction with suppliers and tool room to build prototypes
  • Work with Quality to verify prototypes; meet design intent
  • Write test/issues reports to include conclusions and recommendations
  • Establish test criteria for design validation and knowledge building sub-system test
  • Maintain Open issues list during development; monitor running of required testing
  • Prepare engineering documentation including but not limited to DFMEA, drawings and design assumptions
  • Formally release all product requirements into the Webasto change management system
  • Conduct design reviews internally and support as required with customers
  • Establish production feasibility of designs working with suppliers, engineers, and plant colleagues
  • Generate and follow-up on cost reductions
  • Communicate with other engineers to help develop product strategy for standardization


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 2-4 years of Product Engineering experience of mechanical or electromechanical assemblies
  • 2+ years experience working with Automotive OEM customers
  • Ability to establish drawing datums using GD&T
  • Excellent verbal, technical writing, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Knowledgeable of 8D, CAD, DOE, GD&T, DFMEA, ECM, 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