Automotive Principal Engineer - Sensors

Livonia, Michigan  – Movement Search & Delivery     is working with a global, electronics company to identify a Principal Engineer for a newly created role.

What you will do: The Principal Engineer is responsible for designing and validating mechanical components of the switch assemblies, developing and maintaining timing of engineering tasks to support program milestones, developing DFMEA and coordinating computational analysis of components, coordinating prototype builds and validation process and design validation testing. The role interacts with product engineers and customers to assure product performs appropriately in vehicle specifications, participates in cross functional teams in APQP process throughout the product development cycle, and oversees development projects related to customer concerns and cost reductions. Additionally, the Principal Engineer performs failure analysis and problem resolutions, draws conclusions from analysis performed and writing formal reports, prepares and presents analysis performed, reviews finite element analysis of components and assemblies, and coordinates component and assembly tests with product engineers to verify correlation with FEA results.

What you will need: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. Experience switch design experience using plastic molding, stampings, and cast products in the automotive industry. Experience with steering column control modules, including multi-function switches, clocksprings and steering angle sensors. Experience in GD&T and tolerance stackup analysis. Knowledge of design, manufacturing, cost and weight constraints. Familiarity and experience with FEA. CAD experience; Unigraphics preferred.

What we offer: Honest and transparent representation to our clients…  it’s what we do.

If you have ALL of the required qualifications for this position and are skeptical about sending in a resume to someone you have never spoken with, give us a call. We try to rise above the recruiting rhetoric by giving our contact information in order to provide you as much information as possible. We go to great lengths to work directly with the hiring managers for the positions we represent so our job descriptions truly reflect the needs of the organization.

Please send your resume and current compensation to:

Greg Giltner
[email protected]
(Yes, this email goes directly to a real person)
(248) 297-5305