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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Marquardt Switches, Inc. Rochester, MI
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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Location:Rochester Hills, MI

Job Code:1730

# of openings:1


Marquardt Switches, Inc. is a global leader in the field of electro-mechanical and electronic switches, controls and switching systems for automobiles, trucks, off-road vehicles, power tools, household appliances and industrial applications. Since 1925, Marquardt has been growing, innovating, and enhancing the experience of operating automobiles and appliances all over the globe with over 10,000 employees operating in 19 global locations. Visit our website at to learn more.

Senior Mechanical Engineer at Marquardt Switches, Inc.:

The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the design of new switches, switching systems, and equipment modifications. The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for designs and design changes from new concept to production. This position will require a CAD skill set including: 3D Modeling, GD&T, and FEA. Additionally, as a Senior Level Engineer you will be responsible for serving as a lead to Junior Level Engineers.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Perform preliminary design and develop drawings and specifications necessary to support the development of new products and modification of existing products.

+ Perform preliminary design and develop drawings and specifications necessary to support equipment and tooling modifications to improve safety and reliability.

+ Perform complex calculations to determine performance analysis, stress analysis, etc.

+ Perform testing and evaluation of theoretical designs; recommend modifications based on results.

+ Serve as technical resource for assigned new and existing products, equipment, and tooling.

+ Develop program schedules and timelines and coordinate product implementation utilizing both internal and external resources.

+ Research solutions to technical problems and recommend cost effective resolution approaches.

+ Develop and assist in customer presentations related to new product development and/or product modifications and enhancements.

+ Participate in large engineering projects by completing multiple tasks.

+ Serve as a resource for less experienced engineers and as a guide for questions.

Required Qualifications for this role include:

+ Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

+ 5+ years of related experience in mechanical design engineering, preferably in automotive or aerospace industries.

+ Computer skills, including the use of CAD software - CATIA V5 and/or Unigraphics, NX6 or NX7.

+ Understanding of manufacturing processes and manufacturing quality tools, including the DFMEA process, GD&T, and tolerance stack up.

+ Basic management skills, including planning and organization, decision making, problem solving, and project management.

+ Advanced mathematical skills, including the use of logarithms and quadratic equations.

+ Advanced verbal communication skills, including group presentation.

+ Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, supervisors, and employees.

+ Ability to prepare complex written reports and other documents.

+ Ability to comprehend complex verbal and written instructions.


+ Ability to travel both domestically and internationally as needed required (~10%).

Physical Demands:

+ Ability to sit for extended periods.

+ Ability to occasionally stand and walk.

+ Ability to use close vision, color vision, and depth perception for extended periods.

Core Values We Admire:

+ Integrity- We believe in honest and transparent communication internally and externally.

+ Flexibility- You prefer a fast-paced and dynamic environment and are agile and comfortable enough to keep up as plans change and evolve.

+ Partnership- You're the excellent team player, able to build strong relationships and effectively partner with other team members to achieve results.

+ Innovation- You want to support Marquardt in pursuing new and game changing technology.

+ Pursuit of excellence- You strive to be the best.

What We Offer:

+ Innovative products and diverse customer base.

+ Competitive compensation and paid vacation annually plus personal time.

+ Generous benefits (medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, 401k with matching).

+ Support and resources to continue learning and training.

+ Tuition reimbursement program.

+ Onsite gym.

+ Amazingly smart and fun teammates, and a management team invested in your development and success.

+ Supplier discounts on GM, FCA, and BMW.

Marquardt Switches, Inc.


Rochester, MI