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Interior Soft Trim Development Lead Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028371

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 6-16-2017


The Interior Soft Trim Development Lead (DL) will lead component technical development from concept selection to commercial launch for Interior Soft Trim Components. The DL will support the development of component standardization, design harmonization, design practices, lessons learned, functional objectives, DFMEA's, DVPR's/PSI, and standards. The selected candidate will also review and approve technical content of related source packages, CN's, CCD's, & IAA's. Support the DRs in all resource coordination requirements and act as coach and mentor for the Interior Soft Trim Engineering Group for in-house design expertise and knowledge through educational training and hands-on instruction. The selected candidate must have an understanding to translate Voice of the Customer needs into engineering metrics.

Basic Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in components and systems development engineering
  • A minimum of 3 years in automotive interior soft trim components and systems development engineering
  • Demonstrated organizational, leadership, and communication skills
  • Knowledge of part capability studies, statistical analysis, and FEA required Knowledge of NX, Team Center, MS Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Master of Science degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university (or equivalent) or Masters of Business Administration
  • Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Black Belt
  • Reactive problem solving (Red X, Shainin) (Green Belt)
  • Demonstrated soft trim technical expertise through patents in carpet, cargo, or acoustics areas

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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