Product Engineer
at HRU

Date Posted: 4/13/2017

Job Description

Job #:111643

Due to this position supporting engineering programs for the Department of Defense and the potential need for a security clearance, we are only able to consider candidates that are US Citizens.

Responsible for the design, development, test, and release of braking systems and components encompassing the incorporation of customer requirements and specifications. Interfaces with product design, prototype parts fabrication, vehicle build-up, test, ongoing development engineering and follow-up of initial and post production in the plant.

Development and validation of hardware and controls for use in ground vehicle braking systems, including stability control systems.

Develop, validate, integrate and release braking system components and systems based on customer specifications, requirements and usage.

Review drawings and development of the GD&T of vehicle braking systems and chassis components.

Review designs for manufacturability and feasibility.

Support and conduct component and vehicle level testing, including dynamic vehicle testing in off-road conditions.

Support software development and calibration.

Ensures that the product meets Federal, State, and local regulations as well as international homologation requirements.

Establishes designs through calculations, analysis and various design verification techniques.

Approves releasing engineering designs at prototype, test, development and production phases of a program.

Determines test requirements. Oversees or may assist in set-up/monitoring of a testing program. Analyzes, evaluates and reports test results to determine acceptability or needed modifications in meeting specifications.

Maintains contact with vendors and subcontractors to keep abreast of new materials, products, sources, pricing and leadtime requirements. Solicits vendor knowledge and participation in product standardization and cost reduction.

Provides information and direction to facilitate building of prototype vehicles. Revises design package based on feedback from prototype activities.

Provides engineering analysis of field problems and, as required, makes recommendations for, and implements, corrective action.

Assists the manufacturing group during production startup and ongoing sustainment

And other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

5 years experience with total vehicle and component design and development
Vehicle Dynamics Experience, theory and knowledge of automotive design and manufacturing
Experience with military programs
BSME/BSEE/BSET/BS in Systems and Controls


Job Type: Professional
Specialty: Defense

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Livonia, MI
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/13/2017

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