Project Engineer; Automotive – Rochester Hills, MI
Sales & Engineering Director, North America – Rochester Hills, MI
The Engineering Manager or other Project Engineers will fill in for the job holder.
The employee will perform his/her duties, complying with health and safety laws, using modern findings, applying theoretical insights in practical contexts, using state-of–the- art equipment and adhering to the principles of profitability and market requirements.
Project Management Skills:
Coordinate project activities by addressing open topics in front of the customer in areas of Engineering, Quality, and Project Management with Automotive customers in NA.
Coordinate tooling and other project related activities with the global Fraenkische team (Czech, Germany, China, US, MX) for assigned projects being coordinated within the NA region, or with automotive customers originating in the NA region.
Develop, implement and coordinate timing plans for awarded automotive projects between customer and Fraenkische facility project teams. Hold teams accountable to timing agreed with the customer.
Automotive Project Engineer Job Description:
Develop and monitor timing plans for advanced development projects (ie Alpha and Beta builds). Coordinate appropriate location to build initial prototypes and work with Engineering/Sales to gain new awarded business
Assist with the training of employees in the Rochester Hills office in regard to project management, BABTEC, timelines, and other tools necessary to successfully man- age a project
Must demonstrate ability to learn and communicate Fraenkische technology, pro- cess, design guidelines, strengths of our product offerings
Lead design discussions and fit Fraenkische technology into customer needs
The employee performs the following duties as assigned:
Assist the customer with proper understanding of Fraenkische design guidelines to meet their application.
Manage customer projects for prototype and serial production in coordination with the manufacturing facility utilizing BABTEC or other Project Management system implemented by Fraenkische.
Create BOM, assist purchasing with sourcing of components.
Manage customer support items such as DV/PV testing at laboratories in the Detroit area, and Germany as well as activities at tooling suppliers located in Michigan, Germany, and Czech.
Maintain relationships with customers by proactively calling meetings and presenting design solutions for existing programs.
Interaction and coordination with manufacturing launch team regarding APQP launch and Engineering Change Process.
Schedule and conduct on-site visits with the customers to provide best in class support for projects
Observe and demonstrate compliance to the relevant legal provisions and regulations.
Ensure that the document flow is always in compliance with the requirements of our QA System and our Quality Management Handbook provisions.
The employee may: