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Senior Design Engineer

Mexico - Ramos Arizpe

Job Description

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         Bachelor Degree on Mechanical, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineer or Mechatronic Engineer.

·         5 or more years of experience on mechanical design.

·         5-10 years of experience on engineering and CAD areas.

·         Capable of coaching others to accomplish assignments.

·         5 years of CATIA and/or NX experience is required.

·         Effective written and oral communication skills in English and Spanish.

·         Knowledge of any Data Management Systems (TcPLM), PRISMA, ENOVIA, KVS, etc.

·         Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (ASME Y14.5M, or applicable) relative to the function.

·         Strong knowledge of plastic components, and plastic injection molding

·         Understanding of automotive interiors parts is a plus.

Your Qualifications

Primary duties and responsibilities:

·         Create CAD models and drawings using company sponsored CAD systems.  Check, validate, and issue master models and drawings.

·         Understanding of design change documentation and requirements and execution of the changes.

·         Identify product improvements.

·         Provide Technical Support to cross functional teams to improve or resolve form and fit of components.

·         Effectively communicates and provides recommendations to internal and external YFAI customers through the analysis, preparation and presentation of technical data. 

·         Provide technical guidance to other personnel and assigned teams; mentor others in the organization.

·         Design and develop a product or product family.

·         Ensure production procedures efficiently utilize materials, methods and personnel.

·         Work with external resources to resolve product issues.

·         Interface with customer, supplier and internal engineering teams to secure BOMs, solve problems, manage releases, and inspire solutions.

·         Perform engineering analysis to prepare and present technical presentations to customers, management or peers to convey a technical message or achieve a required outcome.

·         Drive changes to customer specification or internal process, as required, to achieve compliance.

·         Participate in the iterative process with the YFAI design/styling studio to deliver the optimal balance of form vs. function vs. cost

·         Implement processes and material selections to achieve world class execution of automotive interior craftsmanship and fit & finish.

·         Optimize designs with the appropriate analytical and physical assessments.

·         Complete and release interior components, sub-system and detail designs, utilizing a mix of in-house design and supplier engineering where required (in-house designs are planned for most major commodities).

·         Collaborate with key exterior system and plastic component suppliers and support overall vehicle development milestones and prototype/production build events.

·         Responsible for technical documentation to include DFMEAs, DVP&R


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Published: 11/15/2018
Job Field: Engineering
Location: Mexico - Ramos Arizpe
REQ. NO.: 18002330
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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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