Senior Mechanical Engineer

Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Posted: 07/20/2024 Employment Type: Temporary Job Category: 2 - Engineering & Manufacturing Job Number: JO00023050

Job Description

VENTEON is hiring a Mechanical Design Engineer to provide support for a client in Auburn Hills, MI The ideal candidate should be able to take a Project from Cradle to Grave- Powertrain Assembly line Experience.

Position Type : Full Time. Monday Friday 

Requirement of the Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Performs and coordinates activities to develop assembly concepts for assembly stations and/or assembly concepts for aspects of assembly lines to establish reliable and cost-effective solutions with the goal of improving quality, timing, and cost. Executes the mechanical design of an assigned project, from initial project kick-off through installation, while working with project core team.
  • Design Experience with (engine assembly line, transmission assembly line, axle assembly line, cylinder head assembly line etc). We would like someone who has worked on these systems before.
  • Designing the stations that make up the assembly line or Experience with battery assembly lines, or electric drive motor assembly lines.
Key Accountabilities
  • Performs and coordinates design activities in the early phase of a project, simultaneous engineering, and project follow up, including concept development, feasibility studies, reference research, and product layout design.
  • Develops mechanical-related primary specifications for projects; also assists and shares ownership of project station specifications.
  • Works with project core team to develop and share ownership of project timing, as well as ensuring Workfront tasks are up to date.
  • Develops design concepts and completes designs for stations with a high degree of complexity.
  • Development of standard assembly units of an assembly line in the early phase of a project in compliance with project specifications, Company standards, customer requirements, and engineering principles.
  • Reviews and improves design concepts for compliance with engineering principles, Company standards, customer requirements, and specifications.
  • Lines-up and leads designers and detailers (internal and/or external) to successfully execute designs.
  • Checks feasibility and cost effectiveness of proposed design concepts.
  • Takes responsibility for the quality and completeness of design for assigned areas.
  • Addresses potential problems of equipment and carries out appropriate actions individually or proposes solutions to management.
  • Leads design developments for new assembly technology under R&M and cost aspects.

Competencies of the Mechanical Design Engineer:
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience of the Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Bachelor s degree in a related field from a 4-year college or university
  • 6 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to understand specifications, including company, customer, government, and safety. Ability to understand customer and applicable international standard requirements.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as statistics, trigonometry, and reliability calculations. Ability to interpret technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • The individual must have the ability to execute engineering design for the product using 2D and 3D CAD software experience with either Inventor, Solidworks or NX
  • Working knowledge of product lifecycle management software.
  • Working knowledge of project scheduling software (i.e., Workfront).
  • Ability to utilize personal computer equipped with electronic database, spreadsheet, and word processor software.
  • Ability to create a design concept based on a written specification and customer part information.
If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to
We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.
At Venteon our talent acquisition team is proud to provide our clients with the most qualified Accounting & Finance, Engineering, IT and Administrative talent in the industry today.



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