American Axle Mfg Inc Component Engineer in Detroit, Michigan
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Job Posting TitleComponent Engineer
Job Description SummaryResponsible to release engineering sub-systems and components for automotive axle structural housings, including technical integrity of the subsystem or components, adherence to the internal design standards and engineering project/system requirements, timely completion of deliverables, within engineering project budget. Engineering project team member from concept design through final system launch and will serve as key interface for specific sub-system or component.
Job Description Has responsibility for automotive axle structural housing sub-system or component design within the product system from concept through full manufacturing launch in accordance with PE-PDP and program launch gate deliverables. Utilizes computer aided engineering (CAE) methodologies and results to drive the design of sub-systems and components. Performs component 1D model analyses, spreadsheet calculations as needed. Works with cross-functional and cross-region resources in the execution of development of new sub-system or components based on requirements and supports the integration of those new components into the organization's portfolio of products. Continually identify and capitalize on efficiencies throughout the design process across multiple areas of engineering. Interface with cost engineering to fully understand cost implications of part design to deliver product systems within agreed costed bill of materials (BOM). Work with systems engineering and services to release designs on time to meet project milestones. Supports peer reviews and monthly engineering project status reviews throughout process, with focus on compliance to component technical requirements, design standards and project expectations. Supports creation of engineering project plans, negotiated with internal engineering service functions, to meet engineering project milestones and deliverables. Actively share learning and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives. All other duties as assigned.
Required Skills and Education Bachelor's degree in relevant engineering and at least 5 years of product development experience. Experience with full cycle product launch from concept to start of production within engineering product development processes preferred. Experience utilizing CAD tools to design components and/or systems preferred. Experience with E-Axle designs preferred. Minimum 2 - 3 years automotive driveline or suspension experience preferred. About American Axle & Manufacturing As a leading global Tier 1 Automotive and Mobility Supplier, AAM (NYSE: AXL) designs, engineers and manufactures Driveline and Metal Forming technologies to support electric, hybrid and internal combustion vehicles. Headquartered in Detroit with nearly 85 facilities in 18 countries, AAM is bringing the future faster for a safer and more sustainable future. We work together to support our customers on global and regional platforms with a focus on quality, operational excellence and technology leadership.
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