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Chassis Technical Cost Reduction Engineer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028658

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 7-12-2017


The Technical Cost Reduction Engineer - Chassis is responsible for planning, validating and implementing cost reduction projects and activities to meet annual vehicle material cost reduction business case targets. This position is also responsible for working with chassis engineering and design release areas, vehicles teams, labs, purchasing, suppliers, etc. to generate ideas, study feasibility, and execute design changes for cost reduction without compromising quality and customer experience.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science from an ABET accredited university, or equivalent
  • Five years of experience in automotive product development engineering
  • Two years of experience in chassis systems development engineering
  • Two years of basic program management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Masters of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited university, or equivalent
  • Green Belt in DFSS or actively studying to be a Green Belt in DFSS
  • Demonstrated computer software skills
  • Ability to reach consensus on complicated issues
  • Ability to resolve conflicting requirements across multiple organizations
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication and interpersonal skills across functional groups and levels 

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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