Product Engineer
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 4/7/2017

Job Description


• Designs components to meet application and / or market needs.

• Assesses competitor product landscape, market needs and new technologies.

• Assures product designs meet industry technical and quality standards.

• Generates and maintains product engineering data.

• Manages the engineering change process.

• Coordinates with marketing, manufacturing and product management to ensure successful product implementation.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.


Minimum of a four year college degree from an accredited college or university, preferably a BSME  or equivalent work experience.  


  • Must be detail oriented
  • Proven problem solving and root cause analysis skills are required
  • High level of computer skills in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Experience using design software ie 3D CAD (Inventor experience is preferred), FEA software, In-house design codes
  • Must have good communication skills, both orally and in writing to interface with customers and all levels of personnel in own organization
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks with various priorities 
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).  As a result, all applicants must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of ITAR.  ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Warren, MI
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/7/2017

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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