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

Job Number: 1027783

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 5-4-2017


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 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 selected candidate will maintain core lighting design practices, implement roadmaps as well as utilizing SPEOS lighting simulation as a lighting simulation tool, write source packages, specifications, requirements, and change notices. The Engineer 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. The selected candidate will also be responsible for issue resolution prior to launch of the program and warranty analysis of all the components after the launch.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 8 years of Electrical Product Development experience
  • Minimum of 5 years Product Design and Release experience in Automotive system and or components experience
  • Minimum of 3 years in Lighting and Electrical Modules
  • Working knowledge of Design Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (DFMEA), PFMEA, Design Verification Plan & Report (DVP&R), CAE, GD&T, and i-Speed
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated organizational, leadership and communication skills required
  • Result oriented, energetic self-starting leader with ability to direct cross --functional teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Engineering from an ABET accredited university and/or MBA (or equivalent)
  • Design and development experience in TeamCenter and NX
  • Knowledge of CAN/LIN bus and experience with circuit analysis
  • 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) using proactive quality tools
  • Experience with Shainin Red X and Kepner-Tregoe Reactive Problem solving tools
  • Experience in Automotive assembly plant and/or program launch

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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