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Mechanical Engineer - Sterling Heights, MI

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Job Title: Sr. Mechanical Engineer
Job Location: Sterling Heights, MI
Hourly Rate: $51.25hr
Job Description:

  • The Sr. Mechanical Engineer would work closely with our supply chain department in support of land combat vehicles for the US Armed Forces. 
  • For this assignment, you will function as liaison between purchasing, engineering, manufacturing and suppliers to resolve supplier performance issues and to provide technical support.
  •   The Sr. Mechanical Engineer is also responsible for collaboratively solving problems in Producibility, Quality, Inspection, Cost, Mistake-Proofing, Test, Reliability and Affordability.
Responsibilities will include: 
  • Ensure a safe working environment and compliance to safety objectives and policies 
  • Review and assess supplier manufacturing processes and quality systems, providing feedback as appropriate. 
  • Improve quality, delivery & cost performance of suppliers through well thought out fact based improvement plans. 
  • Manage supplier improvement plans. 
  • Analyze supplier quality & delivery metrics to identify trends and pinpoint systemic performance gaps and root causes. 
  • Evaluate alternative suppliers to ensure a smooth assembly flow of Combat Vehicle product. 
  • Conduct/Lead investigations of major problems and/or special projects focusing on developing strong partnerships with suppliers. 
  • Lead suppliers through the corrective action process when supplier rejects are issued. 
  • Travel to domestic suppliers, as needed ~25% 
Skills Required: 
  • Basic functional understanding of components within vehicle systems, including pneumatics, hydraulics, powertrain, suspension, brackets/mounts, and general mechanical weldments.
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings, electrical schematics, and fluid diagrams 
  • Act independently on general direction to research assigned commodities 
  • Excellent collaboration skills with cross-functional teams and project/program leads to continuously drive improvement in the supply base 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills 
  • Proficiency Microsoft Office, specifically Excel 
  • Ability to analyze bills of material and to understand drawing key requirements 
Skills Preferred: 
  • Experience with PTC CREO to open models and drawings 
  • Familiarity with PTC Windchill product data management system 
Experience Required:
  • 5 years of vehicle engineering experience 
  • 2 years working on-site with suppliers and/or customers 
  • Experienced in identifying cost reduction opportunities 
  • Former experience in analyzing technical data, designs, preliminary specifications, manufacturing limitations, or supplier facilities. 
Education Required:
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering 

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Sterling Heights, MI
United States of America

Engineering / Engineering

Job Type:
Temp Position
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Posted Date:1/30/2019



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Job Title: Mechanical Engineer

Location: Sterling Heights, MI

Job Type: Temp Position

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Posted Date: 1/30/2019

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