Design Engineer

Location: Novi, MI
Date Posted: 01-30-2017
Design Engineer

Position:         Design Engineer
Company:       Ningbo Joyson Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd.,
Reporting to:  Overseas Design Manager
Location:        Novi, MI
Type:               Full time

Excellent Benefits Package:
  • Health insurance benefits are 100% paid for by company
  • Vision and dental insurance benefits are 100% paid for by company
  • Life, Accident, & Disability insurance benefits are 100% paid for by company
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
About the Company:
Joyson Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd., Ningbo (China), is an automotive functional division of Joyson Electronic Listed (stock code 600699, SSE) and a global automotive supplier of air management system, air intake system and window washing system.
Joyson works with Main OEM such as FCA, GM, Ford, VW, Daimler and BMW on challenging projects a crossing the global, from China, to Germany, USA and Brazil. Our scale and knowledge allow us to provide solutions with best value and highest level of quality. 

Purpose of the Job:
This position will provide service for USA OEMs, He or she goes from concept design received to freeze design and responsible for design changes in further phases throughout the project life circle.

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:
  • Lead technical reviews meeting with OEMs in project quotation phase.
  • Design of air outlet components with 3D modeling, 2D drawing, DFMEA, material selection, verification & validation, manufacturability & serviceability.
  • Coordinate with the CAD team members to achieve customer and internal design deadlines.
  • Good knowledge and communication for technical problem as material, process, mold flow, tooling, CAE with OEMs.
  • Coordinate with China engineering team regarding technical feasibility, offer solutions to problems, and present results of development projects.
  • Coordinate regular review meetings with OEMs and distribute meeting minutes, design progress reports, schedules, upcoming deliverables and technical solutions to team and customers.
  • Develop innovative concepts for innovation projects.
  • Design and release of components in the OEMs data system environment, as example teamcenter.
  • Responsible for documentation and review of component design specification, design guidelines & templates.
  • Implement experience from the design project through lessons learned process.
  • Provide benchmarking information to Joyson China development team.
  • Mixed work of CAD and Engineering based on product development phase.

  1. Bachelor on Mechanical Engineering or Design engineering, plastics injection tooling knowledge preferred.
  2. 5+ years’ experience in HVAC or Interior plastic components design with automotive OEMs.
  3. Must have experience in Interior plastic functional moving components, air outlet design experience is a preference.
  4. Have charge air cooler ducts design experience is a plus.
  5. Must have experience with any local OEMs.
  6. Team player with communication and coordination skills, executive ability, self-motivation.
  7. Excellent English language skill – both written and oral.
  8. Knowledge of CAD Methodology, Skilled with UG NX or CATIA, UG NX is a priority.
  9. In-depth knowledge of APQP, DFMEA, GD&T, ADVP, Tolerance Stack-up, reliability engineering and plastics resins. 
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