• Location: Southfield, Michigan
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #12098
  • Salary: $110,000.00 - $130,000.00

Position Title: Mechanical Engineer – Proof of Concept Auto LED Lighting
Location: Southfield, MI
Pay Range: $110,000 – $130,000
Shift: 1st

Job Description

  • Design and build proof of concepts with the latest technology
  • Mechanical integration of PCB assemblies in molded plastic or stamped housing
  • Design mechanical portion of products with team members
  • Develop designs and engineering details from general concepts, create BOM
  • Work with new suppliers to integrate their technology and see how it best fits with Methode products
  • Work with Sales to support customer visits and explain in depth Methode products and your innovation ideas
  • Make technical customer presentation on Methode products
  • Directly interact with Manufacturing plant to understand manufacturability
  • View and modify CAD models (CATIA, NX or any CAD software) as needed
  • Make samples that represent concepts
  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineer or equivalent, Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer with automotive electronics packaging, interior and exterior lighting experience preferred
  • Ability to use one of the CAD software packages (CREO/CATIA/NX/SOLIDWORK) to view and cut sections
  • Strong background in automotive electronics mechanical packaging and interconnection technology
  • Experience in HMI preferred
  • Experience Fabrication tools, 3D printing and(or) Maker BOT resources preferred
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent people skills, ability to work well with global teams
  • Ability to travel up to 15% travel within the US and Mexico
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