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High Voltage Product Design Engineer

Company: Yazaki North America
Location: Canton
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

---Yazaki is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions. Yazaki works with virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, and we've strived to maintain strategic and stable growth throughout our 83-year history. Today, we're on the lookout for energetic people with the potential to perform, as well as the ability to strengthen - and thrive in - the positive work environment we pride ourselves on.
Location: Canton, MI---Current workplace policy is hybrid, but subject to change---POSITION SUMMARY
To perform activities related to the design and development of hybrid electric vehicle systems for the automotive industry.

  • Product Development related analysis, studies, and calculations
  • Applicable APQP documentation (DFMEA, DVP&R, QFD, Other as appropriate)
  • Drawing / Design package preparation / release
  • Product Review / Evaluation (New / Existing product)
  • Troubleshooting
  • Customer Contact / Customer Presentations
  • Considerable Decision Making scope and challenge (multiple options)
  • Setting personal daily work schedules in accordance with assigned tasks, deadlines, and priorities. May also include guidance for work schedules of other less experienced associates based on participation in specific project(s) or activities.
    In addition to the above items, the Associate is expected to:
    • Perform assignments independently, with only minimal guidance from the applicable Supervisor and / or Manager
    • Provide guidance / assistance to other less experienced Associates within the connector engineering department (though not in a Supervisory role)
    • Lead a product development team based on specific project deliverables.
    • Work on multiple and / or potentially complex issues
    • Create project development plans including resources, material, and equipment as appropriate
    • Engage in Engineering related negotiations (testing issues, quality related tasks / corrective actions, discussions with similar level customer engineers)
    • Perform production line reviews and propose potential improvement ideas
    • Create and revise work instructions, processes and procedures
    • Create, and modify specifications and design guidelines
    • Generate cost savings ideas and attend VAVE (Value Analysis Value Engineering) workshops
    • Trace technical issues and problems to root cause
    • Support customer initiatives such as cost and warranty reduction activities, etc.
      MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSDegree Requirements: Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience
      Previous Experience:
      • Knowledge of CAD Modeling (2D, 3D) (Solidworks capability preferred, CATIA V5)
      • Working knowledge of PC environment (Excel, Word, and Power-point, etc.)
      • Ability to create new and interpret existing geometric drawings / models
      • Working knowledge of linear FEA
      • Sophisticated oral / written communication skills
      • Ability to focus on multiple assignments at a single time (multi-task)
      • Materials knowledge (plastic, metals, rubber)
      • Understanding of Injection Molding / Stamping / Basic Die Design
      • 1- years relevant Hybrid Electric Vehicle component design experience desired
        Travel Requirements: Domestic / International travel may be requiredOn Call Requirements: Reasonable availability required
        Physical Requirements:Office position - PrimarilyAbility to troubleshoot and rework wire harnesses, in warehouses or assembled on vehicles, during wire harness or vehicle builds.Ability to lift wire harness assemblies up to 40 pounds.Ability to climb inside of vehicles to troubleshoot and rework.

        Yazaki North America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. Yazaki North America complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment.

Keywords: Yazaki North America, Canton , High Voltage Product Design Engineer, Engineering , Canton, Michigan

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