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Design Engineer II - Under Body/Closures D&R

Company: Goken America, LLC
Location: Gardena
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesPosition Summary: This role will support engineering design and development activities for underbody and closures.--Essential Duties (This list is not exhaustive and other duties may be assigned):--

  • Create and develop robust Under Body Structures (BIW) and Closures components to achieve best-in-class vehicle systems, noise vibration harshness (NVH) and crash performance
  • Utilize Design for Six Sigma methodologies as appropriate during the design, validation and launch of the program
  • Develop design concepts and production designs in CATIA V5/6
  • Establish system architecture and functional feasibility
  • Material and process selection to achieve the best cost to weight solution
  • Create vehicle-aligned component and system targets for function, cost, weight, and investment
  • Interpret CAE simulation results, provide design recommendations and integrate the feedback into product design
  • Optimize the concepts and designs with analytical and physical assessments ensuring conformation to Federal regulations governing assigned systems
  • Deliver world-class craftsmanship and fit/ finish
  • Support creation of component specification, component Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA), Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R), and other technical design documents
  • Participate in sourcing process and release parts for production in the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system
  • Interface with suppliers for manufacturing feasibility, validation, and other engineering activities as specified for the assigned commodity.
  • Complete component and system validation as required ensuring system targets are met and optimized
  • Lead launch phase of production intent designs at assembly plant, issue resolution with support of manufacturing and quality teams--Qualifications--
    • Bachelor of Science degree (or foreign equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering or in a closely related field
    • 2+ years of experience in product design, release engineering and launch with an automotive OEM directly or with supplier delivering a major program from concept thru launch
    • Experience with CATIA V5
    • Demonstrated experience and ability to integrate state-of-the-art design and manufacturing methods into product concepts and designs
    • Demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams: component engineers, full service suppliers, CAE, program management, etc.
    • Demonstrated knowledge with GD&T and dimensional engineering
    • Demonstrated experience of relevant manufacturing processes such as stamping, casting, forging, extrusions, etc.
    • Demonstrated knowledge in lightweight materials, steel (HSS and UHSS) and composites
    • Demonstrated experience with Failure Mode Avoidance tools for predictive design
    • Demonstrated experience with problem solving tools
    • Experience with FMVSS requirements and CAE required to deliver requirements specially for diverse upper body load casesPreferred Skills:----Physical Demands:------ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. ----Goken America is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.OverviewHeadquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Goken America is an Engineering Services and Product Development company founded in 2004. At Goken America we strive to expand and deliver upon our company motto of Creating Something Different. We are continually striving to strengthen our organization, and are always seeking talented individuals who have a strong desire to work in an environment where they can make a difference.--Our Vision is to empower our associates to affect change wherever change is needed. Our Mission is that in building trust we foster greatness in our people, excellence in our clients and impact in our communities.--Goken America provides an excellent benefits package, one month of paid time off per year and a very competitive compensation plan. In addition, when applicable, we will also provide relocation assistance, temporary housing, visa support and other fringe benefits.

Keywords: Goken America, LLC, Gardena , Design Engineer II - Under Body/Closures D&R, Engineering , Gardena, California

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