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Lead Engineer

United States - MI - Novi

Job Description

The Lead Product Engineer owns product design, development and launch support to effectively and efficiently launch products, as well as growing the technical capabilities of the Yanfeng organization.
Main Responsibilities:
- Works with YFAI & OEM customer Engineering, Styling and Business groups to support Requests for Information, Requests for Quote, new designs and manufacturing feasibility.
- Interprets customer material & product requirements and specifications.
- Creates Bills of Materials (BOM’s) Drawings.
- Develops DFMEA’s and DRBFM’s as required per design.
- Leads and supports cross-functional product reviews.
- Create & document design assumptions.
-  Align to assembly process and technique, and support assembly aid & fixture design.
- Confirms design concepts and fundamental technologies used for new products or improvement of existing product.
- Deliver design within engineering budget and BOM cost targets
- Develop tactical plans to meet deliverables
- Support pre-production readiness events, product launches, and post-launch plant support.
- Support analysis of product concerns during launch, production and warranty.
- Support product design cost optimization through the use of design analysis, Bill of
- Material reviews and competitive benchmarking and attending VA/VE activities.
- Creates and submits proposals for consideration and allocation of resources for key development projects.
- Initiate, lead and manage continuous improvement activities, for the development of the group, the products created, and the processes used
- Any and all other duties assigned by Manager
Qualifications:
Education: BS degree in a technical field (Manufacturing, Mechanical, Chemical, Materials Science, Industrial & Operations, etc.) or a BFA degree in Textile Sciences
Experience:
- +7 years of demonstrated excellence in automotive interiors specific to the product focus.
- Competency in pattern development software
- Strong understanding of trim material manufacturing and properties

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Published: 11/21/2021
Job Field: Research & Development
Location: United States - MI - Novi
REQ. NO.: 20212350
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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