Engineer 2-3, Design (Retrofit – Intellipark)

Knorr-Bremse North America - Elyria, OH2.1

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Position Title: Engineer 2-3, Design (Retrofit – Intellipark)

Reports To: Product Director - Retrofit

Date Last Revised: May 4, 2018

Exemption Status: Exempt

Position Summary:
An integral member of the retrofit team, the design engineer is responsible for identifying design solutions and following through to release designs to production. In addition, this position will have responsibility to ensure product release packages are completed on time, following Bendix release processes.

Essential Functions:
Apply engineering knowledge in the design, analysis, launch, and improvement of retrofit components to achieve cost effective design solutions.
Apply PLM expertise to create bills-of-materials, manage document control, maintain & upgrade database integrity, and release change requests.
Create, revise, and check 3-D CAD models and associated drawings.
Apply geometric dimensioning & tolerancing (GD&T) to drawings, and perform tolerance stack-up calculations.
Validate the design of new products or product enhancements by completing various analyses, such as stress/fatigue analysis, dynamic simulation, fastener calculations, and design for manufacturing & assembly.
Contribute within a cross-functional team environment, working with engineers, technicians, manufacturing plants, suppliers, and installation team.

Proficiency in CAD modeling & drawing with CREO is required.
Product lifecycle management with Teamcenter Unified Architecture or similar PLM/PDM system.
Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) and tolerance stack-ups using ASME Y14.5M-1994.
Design Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (DFMEA) using AIAG methodology.
Manufacturing processes for metal casting, precision machining, stamping, material treatment, molding, assembly, and wiring assembly.

At least 5 years related design engineering experience with progressively responsible positions.
Proven track record of applying mechanical design & analysis knowledge and well-established technical methodologies.
The candidate has demonstrated success in completing design & analysis tasks. The candidate is versed in PLM, CAD, GD&T, FEA, CAE, APQP, DFMEA.
A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the automotive industry or heavy vehicle industry preferred

Ability to assimilate data quickly and drive engineering decisions.
Capable of prioritizing time/resources/goals and leading with sense of urgency.
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and a positive/proactive work ethic.
Ability to work in a cross-functional team in a dynamic working environment.

Bachelor’s degree in engineering required (mechanical preferred), advanced degree a plus.
Additional certifications a plus, such as Six-Sigma Green Belt , GD&T Professional Certification
Position Requirements: The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What does Bendix have to offer you?

Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off

401k Plan with Company matching
Retirement Savings Plan
Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
Wellness Program and incentives
On-Site Fitness Center
On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
Basic Life Insurance
Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Short Term Disability
Business Travel Accident Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
Medical and Prescription insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
Long Term Disability
Accident Plan
Critical Illness Plan
Hospital Indemnity Plan

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