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Suspension Product Engineer

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

Posted: October 11th, 2019

Company Overview:

Multimatic is a privately held, global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. The company’s success has been fueled by its ability to attract and motivate a team of highly skilled and passionate individuals who want to make a difference. With expanding facilities around the world, including in the United States, Canada, England, Germany, Mexico, Japan and China, there is always room in Multimatic’s growing team for people who share a dedication to technical excellence, quality and enthusiasm.

Multimatic Product Services (MPS) specializes in providing product engineering and account management support internally to company business units and externally to the customer base. Giving employees the opportunity to work with the most sophisticated technologies, manufacturing operations and automotive customers in the global market. 

Position Summary:

Multimatic Product Services is seeking a highly motivated Suspension Product Engineer who will utilize product design engineering and automotive experience to provide product engineering and account management support to business units and customers related to development and engineering of control arms, ball joints and bushings for the automotive industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide engineering and account management support to business units and customers relating to the product development and engineering of control arms, ball joints and bushings
  • Maintain an exchange of engineering information within and between the company and its customers
  • Responsible for cost, weight attributes and program timing
  • Foster healthy working relationships with the company’s customers via reliable local presence
  • Support of external customer program engineers  in their responsibilities
  • Support of internal Technical Service Managers and Product Engineers
  • Generate internal engineering reports including sales correspondence and meeting minutes
  • Outline issues and properly present them at platform meetings
  • Attend customer meetings and act as a customer liaison to address customer and company requests
  • Manage open issue lists and engineering changes and proposals
  • Initiate RFQ’s and resolve manufacturing issues related to product development
  • Participate and assist with cost saving initiatives to meet annual targets
  • Coordinate inspection and analysis of warranty return parts


  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related
  • 2 years’ automotive experience as a product design engineer
  • Experience in FEA, FMEA analysis and processes to troubleshoot and replicate problems
  • Experience in root cause analysis, product development and validation testing
  • Experience with ensuring compliance with design practices in accordance with applicable regulations
  • Knowledge of engineering tools and processes including, including, DVP & DFMEA, PPAP
  • Understanding of GD&T principles
  • Less than 10% travel to internal manufacturing locations in Canada and client sites


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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