Lead Engineer - Hydraulic Components 53547 in Detroit, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Detroit, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/23/2019

Job Description

Job ID: 53547

Lead Engineer - Hydraulic Components 

Being part of a focused, energized team brings great personal satisfaction. Come join our team where you will have the opportunity for leadership, vision and the chance to work with exciting people.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for design, development and release of hydraulic actuation and lubrication components for our products; including but not limited to All-Wheel Drive (AWD), Torque Transfer Device (TTD) and eDrive units.
  • Adhere to our Product Development Process through all phases of the program
  • Understand component requirements and document product specifications for hydraulic actuation and lubrication components.
  • Key components include pumps (gear type, gerotor type, etc.), pistons, valves and filters.
  • Perform sizing calculations, design activities and submit design service requests.
  • Ensure component design meets actuation and lubrication requirements.
  • Lead component DFMEA reviews and updates as needed.
  • Support system DFMEA Support definition and completion of ADVP&R and DVP&R per program timing.
  • Submit requests for CAE analysis (flow requirements, pressure requirements, etc).
  • Provide guidance for lubrication requirements (lube flow rate, path, pressure, etc).
  • Collaborate with system, software and manufacturing teams to ensure design meets system and program requirements.
  • Define performance requirements to supplier.
  • Lead supplier communication and development activities.
  • Participate in technical reviews and supplier selection activities led by purchasing team.
  • Responsible for sourcing approval for technical integrity of component design based on product specifications/prints/requirements.
  • Define optimized designs and manufacturing methods for performance (response, accuracy, durability and efficiency).
  • Support and/or Lead Engineering Incident Reports (EIRs)/8Ds/etc. to determine root cause, establish corrective actions, prevent recurrence and document lessons learned.
  • Lead / Support product and technology roadmap for our  clutch engineering.
  • Actively participate in understanding customer needs, benchmarking activities and market trends to create roadmap for  our hydraulic product portfolio.
  • Actively participate in our product engineering vision to create, define and pursue standard designs, analytical tools and manufacturing methods.
  • Develop, coordinate and pursue plans for strategic projects to support department roadmap and visionMeet budget and timing for strategic projects.
  • Perform CAE and 3D CAD for concept designs.
  • Provide technical direction to CAD designers, manufacturing/process engineers, suppliers, analysts, test engineers, etc.
  • Lead and /or support documentation, presentations and attendance in design reviews, peer reviews and management report-outs.
  • Flexibility to Perform Hands-On Development Work, Teardown Analysis in Lab and Workshop Environment. (Only on as-needed basis).
  • Adhere to our safety protocols and equipment.

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

 To view all of our open positions, please go to: www.fastswitch.com and at the bottom of the page click Job Portal, or get there directly at: https://www.jobs.net/jobs/fastswitch/en-us/all-jobs/

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