Product Engineer

Hamilton, Ohio, United Statesthyssenkrupp Bilstein of America Inc


Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Professionals
Remote work:Not possible
Job field:Engineering & Science
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:

2022/09/13

Job number:US_RS_04952
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https://jobs.thyssenkrupp.com/en/job/Product-Engineer-Hamilton?id=836113

Your responsibilities

Position Summary:

The Product Engineer is responsible for the initial technical design of shock absorbers and strut application, while providing continuous technical support according to the Customer’s expectations and organizational standards. This position coordinates and interfaces with the Customer throughout the entire design process.

Your tasks:

Maintains a safe working environment by complying with all safety and environmental policies in the workplace. Advocates for and promotes a safe work environment by reporting Near Misses and/or other safety and environmental hazards, wearing all required PPE and encouraging others to do the same.

Designs shock absorber and strut applications by working collaboratively with customers, Process Engineering & production personnel to meet customer specifications & expectations.

Researches & analyses data such as customer design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.

Manages the coordination of fabrication and installation activities to ensure products and systems conform to Engineering design and customer specifications.

Evaluates field installations and recommends design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.

Develops shock absorber and strut component assemblies with customers, suppliers, and internal customers.

Leads design of shock absorber and system team consisting of Bilstein colleagues from Manufacturing, Quality, Logistics and other departments to bring product into production per customer time tables.

Presents design concerns, issues and final solutions to cross-functions teams during the Design Review, Drawing Review and Customer Focus Team (CFT) meetings

Plans and coordinates all test activities according to the Customer and Bilstein specifications

Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Complies with Export Controls/ITAR regulations

Your profile

Your Profile:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Proven experience in design for automotive manufacturing components (preferred)
  • Strong background in automotive & suspensions (preferred)
  • Understanding of material properties & characteristics of critically used materials such as steel, aluminium, sintered metals, rubber and plastic components, and various coatings
  • Ability to comprehend drawings and GD&T along with some awareness of CAD software
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse FEA/CFD results
  • Experience with coordination and presentation of technical data and information to key component suppliers & customers
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one & small group situations to Customers, clients, & others
  • Proven ability to read and interpret customer specifications and industry standards
  • Self-starter and able to work without day-to-day direction
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong project management skills with proven ability to plan, monitor, and control a project from start to finish ensuring everyone meets their deadlines
  • Highly organized with ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Exhibits integrity through fair and ethical behaviors in all activities; maintains accountability for performance
  • Strong attention to detail with well-developed organizational and communication skills
  • Proven experience developing work processes to improve outcomes for the team/customers

Your benefits

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation packages, Bilstein of America proudly offers a rich history, steeped in innovation and a lasting commitment to our customers, employees and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.bilsteinrocks.com.

Benefits offered on the first of the month after your employment date:

  • Medical, Dental and Optical
  • 401(k) with 5% company match (after 90 days of employment)
  • Company paid short-term disability (after 6 months employment)
  • Paid personal time off
  • Annual Company bonus

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Salary

70000 - 80000 / per year

Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

It is thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources department at the Hamilton Plant. thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Company

thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America, Inc. is a world class manufacturer of suspension solutions headquartered in Hamilton, Ohio USA. thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America supplies products to a wide range of Original Equipment Automotive Manufacturers as well as Aftermarket and Motorsports.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

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