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  • Auburn Hills, MI, USA

    April 30, 2019

    Research and Development Engineer - Full-Time

  • Design and develop products from concept to launch.
  • Candidate must have proven record of design development and successful launch of products.
  • Can manage multiple products and have good program management skills.
  • Produce robust product designs using tools of CAD/CAE & company design standards. Responsible to insure part meets all customer and internal design requirements. Responsible to develop DFMEA to ensure part functional and durability requirements are met and ready for serial production
  • Perform benchmarking studies on competitor parts, utilize AFP bench marking sources. Test competitor part and compare with AFP part with test and FEA. Write reports highlighting AFP advantage, perform cost calculations on bench mark parts
  • Support business development in the selection of the design concept. Support design for manufacturing and process development to ensure design can be released for production
  • Support and interact with internal and customer engineering to identify innovative solutions for existing problems
  • Support VAVE with suppliers and generate cost saving ideas. Support acquisition for targeted projects, including presentation of designs to customers as needed
  • Hands on design calculation skills are required. Candidate is require to utilize theoretical calculations using machine design and solid mechanics theories. Knowledge of mechanical vibration would be big plus for this position but it is not mandatory
  • Write patents for innovative design and processes to safe guard company intellectual property
  • Adhere to the Company mission, policies and procedures, and State and Federal regulations
  • At least 3 to 6 years product design experience, including proven successful launch. Must have at least Bachelor degree in engineering
  • BS in technical field preferably Mechanical Engineering
  • Design experience with NVH Rubber Solutions for automotive industry highly desired
  • Injection molding, metal prep and corrosion protection experience is preferable
  • Understanding of ASTM and EN specs for steel, aluminum and plastic standard are preferable
  • CAD Skills-NX or Catia and GD&T skills are preferable
  • Experience working with FEA software such as Marc Mentat and Abacus preferable
  • Knowledge of Adam simulation and Matlab are plus points

Interested candidates should send their resume with a cover letter to Nadine Kruse,

AirBoss is an equal opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, marital status or parental status.


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