Application Engineer
Schaeffler Group 40 reviews - Detroit, MI

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Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, is seeking an

Application Engineer

at our state of the Art North American Automotive Center located in Troy, MI. Responsibilities will include, defining concept and product based data to fit customer application jointly with the product development engineer and product design engineer. Additional responsibilities will include assuring proper definition of components to assure fit and function in customer system, this includes assembly at customer plant, vehicle use and repair and/or service

Schaeffler Group is synonymous with creative technology. We are known for developing and manufacturing precision products for everything that moves. We provide our customers with individual solutions to help them move the world.

More than 76,000 employees work at 180 locations in 50 countries worldwide to serve our customers. Our success factors are premium quality, outstanding employee orientation, exemplary environmental protection, as well as sustained, long-term and targeted development of the company.

Primary Responsibilities:
Define specification (OR, product performance requirements) through customer interaction

Define concept and product base data to fit customer application, jointly with product development engineer and product design engineer/product designer

Assure proper definition of components to assure fit and function in customer system, this includes assembly at customer plant, vehicle use and repair/service

Release customer drawings (EDC - engineering drawings customer) for samples and production

Initiate and conduct System - Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (S-FMEA) with customer engineers

Coordinate internal and customer Design Verification Plan & Report to assure all risks are addressed

Sign off the internal DVP&R together with the Product Development Engineer

Review Return Part Analysis for performance / issues, initiate and conduct root cause analysis if necessary - jointly with product development engineer and quality functions

Report project status to Schaeffler management

This position requires up to 20% travel including local, domestic and international


Qualified Candidates will have:
At least a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, preferably Mechanical Engineering

At least three or more years of automotive engineering experience and project management experience

Experience in bearing applications and/or transmission applications

Qualified candidates will have knowledge of DFMEA and/or DVP&R

Must be proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Office

CAD experience is a plus

Candidate must have strong verbal & written communication skills

Must be very well organized with the ability to handle multiple assignments and prioritize appropriately

Schaeffler is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Job Function


Primary Location

United States-Michigan-Detroit



Job Posting

Feb 7, 2013, 3:24:16 PM

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About this company
40 reviews
As technology advances, Schaeffler Technologies keeps businesses rolling along. It is the largest subsidiary of Schaeffler Group,...