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Mobility Engineer

Sterling Heights, MI 48310

Posted: 04/10/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 40031

Job Description

Position Description   
A Mobility Engineer will design, develop and release system, subsystem componentry related to engines, drivetrain, suspension, and cooling systems.

Typical assignments include:
  • Mechanical design engineering of power pack (engine/transmission), driveline, suspension, steering, braking, HVAC and/or cooling systems to meet customer requirements and specifications
  • Analysis and evaluation of vehicle mobility performance and/or thermal simulations and identification of potential issues and/or improvements
  • Derive vehicle-level performance requirements and develop and release engineering design specifications
  • Develop alternative concepts and support or perform trade study analyses
  • Design, select and integrate mobility components and subsystems
  • Track weight, cost, thermal, and power allocations
  • Develop and maintain Technical Data Packages (TDPs); release drawings to the Engineering Release Plan (ERP)
  • Prepare Statement of Work (SOW), Critical Item Development Specification (CIDS), Interface Control Document (ICD) and Source Selection Plan (SSP) for a Request for Proposal (RFP) to industry suppliers, or for other purposes as required. Perform source selection evaluation of supplier proposals.
  • Manage supplier design development progress, technical action item list, and transfer of engineering communication; interface with suppliers virtually and onsite; evaluate supplier cost quotes
  • Provide technical oversight and direction to suppliers during design development and validation to ensure performance, test, and/or design requirements are being met
  • Prepare comprehensive technical reports and proposals; prepare for and present at formal Design Reviews
  • Conduct engineering evaluations in a laboratory environment
  • Investigate, respond, and implement corrective action to Production, supplier or field issues
  • Support prototype builds, create test plans, execute tests and create test reports to validate designs, mitigate risks and/or troubleshoot problems
  • Work with other engineering disciplines to exchange technical information and give direction to designers and prototype shop personnel
  • Plan, organize, and maintain records of progression to ensure successful completion of projects on schedule and within budget
  • Develop plans and estimates for future projects (ROMs, BOEs, project plans, informal estimates) in response to customer and contractual requirements

Candidate Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5-7 years in a related role is desired.
  • Demonstrated understanding of mechanical engineering principles.
  • Experience supporting prototype and/or production build activities.
  • Experience with root cause and corrective activities.
  • Solid modeling experience with NX and Creo desired.
  • Experience with Teamcenter and Vis Mockup a plus.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% to other facilities and military installations if needed.

Additional Information / Desired Experience
  • This position may require eligibility to obtain a US security clearance. (Non-US Citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance)
  • Previous experience working on ground combat Vehicles desired.
  • This position may require the candidate to be able to climb on/off, work in, and work around military vehicles is desired. Must be able to pass ASR test (Anthropometric Size Requirement for confined space)
  • Able to bring continuous improvement processes and methodologies to the position. Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills is required Works well in team and individually
  • Must be able to work occasional evening and/or weekend overtime as required

Meet Your Recruiter

Marques Swift
Client Relationship Coordinator

Marques joined The Panther Group in 2015. He developed a keen eye for talent which serves both our candidates and clients well!

Fun Fact: He is a big Boston sports fan, and is a season ticket holder for the New England Patriots.

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