Sr. Design Engineer
Sogefi Engine Systems USA, Inc. - Rochester Hills, MI

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Sogefi Engine Systems USA, Inc.
, (a division of Sogefi Group) is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of engine filtration, air intake and cooling systems for both top vehicle manufacturers and the replacement markets.

Sogefi Group has over 6,700 employees with a worldwide presence in 21 countries on 4 continents, with 43 manufacturing sites and 18 sales offices. People are Sogefi's main success factor; the contribution of each single employee to the Company's growth has always been the winning ingredient that has allowed us to achieve international leadership over the years. Despite Sogefi's large global presence, we maintain a small-company atmosphere where employees can enjoy an open-door philosophy, flexible working schedule, employee involvement activities and an industry competitive compensation/benefits package, including; health, dental, vision, life, disability insurances and 401k.

We are seeking a Sr. Design Engineer to join our R&D facility located in Rochester Hills, MI. Responsibilities include:
  • Design system components to meet customer and Sogefi specifications within established timelines by finding suitable solutions and providing technical direction to designers and technicians, conducting meetings and applying good engineering principles
  • Communicate to internal/external customers/suppliers, product definition and key characteristics
  • Interface with customer to define design requirements and assist customer in the design of the system
  • With the support of the Engineering group:
    • Identify, coordinate and communicate FMEA, validation simulation and tests to internal project team and external customer and suppliers
    • Design fixtures; establish procedures and instrumentation for specialized system and component testing to provide vital design data
    • Perform design review and failure analysis of the products using team-oriented problem solving techniques
    • Generate and report product durability, reliability, and performance capabilities validation based on laboratory and field test results
  • Support Sogefi's Manufacturing team, and outside suppliers in developing the best methods of producing parts meeting customer's quality and cost requirements
  • Issue, maintain, and revise product specifications to keep record current with new information and requirements
  • Communicate with program mangers and customers in establishing design and development programs that will meet customer timing and specifications
  • Assist buyer, prototype and Tool Development Manager in understanding customer specifications and in the source selection for prototype and production parts suppliers
  • A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) in an engineering (mechanical preferred) or science discipline and three years related experience
  • Must have a detailed understanding of Sogefi's products, product validation and release systems, service, test techniques of product and system FMEA's or the ability to learn these processes
  • Requires a thorough understanding of mechanical engineering principles and problem-solving techniques
  • Ability to design/analyze various kinds of components, and provide failure analysis
  • Good interpersonal skills to communicate with customers, suppliers and peers
  • Ability of project management and decision making in order to accomplish jobs in an efficient manner
  • Must have the ability to travel Internationally

Please ensure that your resume reflects a detailed account of your skills as they relate to the requirements of this position.

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