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Interior Lighting Product Design / Release Engineer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1026938

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 3-21-2017


The Interior Lighting Product Design Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, and release of all the Electromechanical core lighting components such as interior lights, lighting control modules, overhead consoles, vacuum cleaners, cooled and heated cup holders and bins. Responsibilities will also include standardization plan development, interface with product design office, vehicle development, other Interior and Electrical Engineering Teams, and suppliers to design, develop and release these components. The Engineer will maintain core lighting design practices, implement roadmaps as well as utilizing SPEOS lighting simulation as a lighting simulation tool, writing source packages, specifications, requirements, and change notices. The selected candidate is also responsible for supplier management to meet program and Electrical Development timing and deliverables. The Engineer will follow, track and root cause build issues found during pre-production builds and vehicle issues found during development and be responsible for issue resolution prior to launch of the program and warranty analysis of all the components after the launch.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university (or equivalent)
  • 10 years or more years of automotive product electrical engineering experience
  • 5 years or more in design/release experience in automotive system and/or components
  • 2 years or more of Interior Lighting Experience
  • Working knowledge of Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) and Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R)
  • Design and development experience in TeamCenter and NX
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Strong organizational, leadership and communication skills required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of CAN/LIN bus and experience with circuit analysis
  • Knowledge of iSpeed
  • Knowledge in the measurement and design issues of lighting
  • Working knowledge of SPEOS Lighting simulation software by OPTIS
  • Experience developing Performance Standards
  • Experience with Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) and Reactive Root cause Analysis
  • Automotive assembly plant and/or program launch experience
  • Self-starter and motivated to produce results

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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