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Senior Automotive Product Engineer

United States - MI - Novi

Job Description

  • For automotive interior components: Provide
    manufacturability feedback on all modifications or new design components to
    ensure all data meet YFAI design sheet and Cost Target of YFAI operating system
    principles.
  • Evaluate 3D data quality prepared by
    design engineer or OEM, including Class A surface, fit/finish, mechanical
    motion analysis utilizing CATIA or UG.
  • Manage Change Requests (CR) and
    Change Notices (CN)
  • Support other departments and the
    transfer of product from the development center
  • Participate in the simultaneous
    engineering or the product development team meetings with the customer
  • Conduct engineering changes with
    clear and concise information to ensure complete information exists for:
    • Process department to create
      necessary work instructions and training documents
    • Manufacturing department to use the
      document to train associate
    • Logistics department to get
      necessary parts on time
    • Purchasing department to communicate
      change to suppliers and be able to analyze cost impact.
    • Quality department to ensure
      conformity of part and develop necessary inspection documents
  • Responsible for all initiated
    engineering changes and management of such changes until till series
    implementation
  • Timely creation and update of bill
    of materials
  • Approve first off tool or supplier
    samples with quality
  • Support process engineering to
    achieve initial and follow-up productivity proposals
  • Provide technical and dimensional
    information to purchasing and quality departments
  • Manage and deliver all test car
    components within their purview
  • Support tooling in start-up and
    approval of new or changed tools
  • Maintain and update history of
    products
  • Responsible for all product related
    improvements for the concerned module
  • Analyze and approval of measurement
    reports
  • Support quality in ensuring
    conformity of products to customer specifications
  • Support measurement laboratory in
    obtaining relevant data from measurements
  • Support purchasing for timely
    implementation of all changes initiated and managed at the supplier
  • Support manufacturing and logistics
    to resolve all product related issues.
  • Communicate with the development
    center to ensure a smooth transfer of responsibility of the product to the
    manufacturing facility
  • Responsible for obtaining product
    specifications
  • Support development in providing
    tooling for product qualification (fixtures etc.)
  • Support product engineers in China
    for products for the plant

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, plus 3 years of
    experience in the job offered. 
  • Proof of legal authorization to work
    indefinitely in the U.S.

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Published: 08/19/2019
Job Field: Engineering
Location: United States - MI - Novi
REQ. NO.: 19002322
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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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