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Senior Design Engineer

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Canton
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

As the Senior Design Engineer for our Royal Truck Body/Duramag divisions working out of our R&D facility in Plymouth, MI, you will be at the forefront of translating customer needs into practical design engineering solutions.
If you have a drive for career advancement, an interest in design engineering, and a background in designing sheet metal products, this role is ideal for you.
Learn more about The Shyft Group and Royal Truck Body/Duramag through our---Employee Testimonials, Our Story, YouTube channel, LinkedIn page, Commitment to Sustainability, and the Royal Truck Body and Duramag websites.------
What You'll Be Doing

  • Providing accurate, timely, and cost-effective engineering solutions for our customers
  • Translating customer requirements into engineering specifications through calculations and layouts
  • Collaborating with analysis resources to generate knowledge to make informed decisions
  • Driving the engineering change management process, including creating ECRs, managing ECR approval process, and issuing ECNs with effective dates and material disposition
  • Overseeing product attributes including Quality (function of components/systems under conditions of customer usage), Manufacturability (cutting, bending, welding, fixturing), Assemble ability (fit of interfacing components, assembly tool access), and Product cost (material choice, prescribed manufacturing processes)
  • Creating solid models and drawings to achieve defined product attributes
  • Managing Engineering Bill of Materials
  • Defining and executing validation plans to assure product quality
  • Identifying opportunities to improve the financial performance of projects through product cost optimization
  • Designing manufacturing aids, fixtures, and tooling
  • Benchmarking competitive products to compare product attributes
  • Supporting the NPI (New Product Introduction) process
  • Creating and maintaining engineering specifications with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Collaborating with Operations in the development of standard work for production associates
  • Ensuring your projects are delivered in line with expectations for cost, quality, and timing
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technology
    • 5+ years of experience in the design and development of on-highway, heavy truck, specialty, or automotive vehicles
    • Expert proficiency in Solidworks design software
    • A solid track record of designing and manufacturing sheet metal products, including tolerance design and ANSI-Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
    • Manufacturing experience including a deep understanding of manufacturing tools and processes such as laser cutting, press brakes and mig welding
    • Skilled in Microsoft Office
    • Demonstrated project delivery from concept through production
    • Willing to travel up to 25% domestically to other Shyft facilities
      What Makes You Stand Out
      • Bachelor's or master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace
      • Familiarity with SolidWorks Analysis software
      • Expertise with AIAG Advanced Product Quality Planning (DFMEA, DVP, Process Flow, PFMEA, Control Plan)
      • Knowledge of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS)

        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified Individual with a Disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

        About The Shyft Group
        The Shyft Group---(NASDAQ: SHYF) is North America's leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly, and upfit for the commercial, retail, and service specialty vehicle markets.---
        The Shyft Group and our brands are as driven as our associates.---Every person behind our badge is given the tools they need to make a positive contribution to the company, their community, and their families.---Across eight go-to-market brands, in ten states and two countries, we have over 3,000 dedicated employees working as one to lead with innovation, ingenuity, and a dedication to quality craftsmanship.
        The Shyft Group rebranded in 2020 to reflect a new focus on high-growth end markets to help ensure long-term profitable growth. Our name and renewed focus reflect the action, speed, and agility we offer the commercial vehicle industry through our growing roster of brands ----Blue Arc---, Utilimaster -,---Royal Truck Body,---DuraMag -,---Strobes-R-Us -,---Spartan RV Chassis, Red Diamond---,---and---Builtmore.

Keywords: The Shyft Group, Canton , Senior Design Engineer, Engineering , Canton, Michigan

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