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Mechanisms Product Engineer

Location: Multimatic Product Services, Southfield, Michigan, United States

Posted: August 24th, 2018

Multimatic is a privately held, global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry.

Multimatic’s core competencies include the engineering and manufacturing of complex mechanisms, body hardware, suspension systems and body structures, as well as the design and development of lightweight composite automotive systems. In addition, Multimatic delivers niche vehicle design, development and production for road and race applications.

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Multimatic has manufacturing divisions and engineering facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, and alliance relationships with partners around the world.

Position Overview:

Multimatic Product Services specializes in providing product engineering and account management support internally to the company's business units and externally to its customer base. Multimatic Product Services is seeking to recruit a highly motivated individual to be a Mechanisms Product Engineer that will report to the Product Engineering Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for enhancing the company’s product portfolio with primary focus on mechanisms in the Body Closures and Structures areas.

Address:

Multimatic Product Services
26475 American Drive
Southfield, MI 78034

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attend customer meetings and acting as a customer liaison dealing with OEM customers and representing Multimatic manufacturing and engineering divisions. 
  • Fostering healthy working relationships with the company’s customers via reliable local presence
  • Lead in open issues meetings with Multimatic’s global manufacturing facilities, Multimatic Engineering, and its customers
  • Identifying, tracking and developing resolution for open issues, managing engineering changes and proposals, initiating RFQ's and resolving manufacturing
  • Maintaining an exchange of engineering information within and between the company and its OEM customers
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities which satisfy the needs of the company
  • Assist in determining strategic direction for new business opportunities with customers, market segments, products, etc.
  • Assist in the development of Technical Review presentations to customers for new business opportunities, ongoing business and high level management reviews
  • Coordinate customer part returns, inspection/analysis and response for new product development and production warranty

Requirements:

  • Previous program management, testing, design release experience,
  • College or university graduate with Bachelors Engineering Degree
  • 3-5 years of automotive experience in product design and development
  • Familiarity with one or more automotive OEM design processes, products, business practices and systems
  • Understanding of GD&T principles and relationship to various manufacturing processes
  • The ability to meet customer objectives and to identify risks and opportunities
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and customer relationship skills
  • Strong familiarity with MS Office applications
  • Valid documentation for international travel is required

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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