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Exterior Lighting Engineer

Advantage Resourcing Allen Park, MI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Temporary
  • The OEM Exterior Lighting Applications Engineer role spans a variety of engineering fields including mechanical, electrical, software, and optics.
  • This position involves responsibilities including definition of requirements, product design, tooling, validation testing, and launching in an assembly plant during the development of Exterior Lighting products throughout a vehicle’s lifecycle.
  • This role requires an engineer to lead and drive a cross functional team that includes lighting suppliers, optics, software, studio, purchasing, manufacturing, and quality functions.
  • Our ideal candidate desires to build their career as an engineer within exterior lighting.
  • This candidate must demonstrate clear communication and project management skills and is a passionate, hard-working person who enjoys taking on challenges and following through with robust solutions.

  • Systems Engineering for Exterior Lighting
  • Generate and execute technical solutions for Exterior Lighting components to support new vehicle programs
  • Perform complex engineering evaluation analysis
  • Work cross-functionally to implement cost savings, product improvements, and to support prototype and production build activities
  • Balance attributes such as cost, weight, complexity, and timing
  • Production release of Exterior Lighting systems, subsystems, components, and features
  • Communicate information to and from internal and external organizations
  • Lead team meetings (suppliers, designers, engineers, manufacturing, supplier quality, etc.)
  • Travel as required (including international)

Skills Required:
  • Familiarity with the engineering design of exterior lighting components
  • Familiarity with Design For Six Sigma process
  • Experience with DFMEA (Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis), GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing), and ISO standards
  • Knowledge of plastic materials, plastic injection molding, optics, basic electrical/electronic circuitry, software, lamp manufacturing processes, tooling, fixture design and product validation
  • Knowledge of global lighting regulations

Experience Required:
3+ months of related lighting applications and/or automotive experience (inclusive of professional, co-op, and internship positions).

Education Required:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering

Education Preferred:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Optical, or Software Engineering
  • Master’s Degree or other Advanced Degree

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