Re:Car, a subsidiary of Re:Build Manufacturing, is a new a new company that is exploring development in the electric vehicle space.
Who we are looking for
Re:Car is looking for an energetic, organized, experienced Chassis Design Release Engineer to join our growing team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the end-to-end management of the design and production release of one or more projects. Projects include the wheel, tire, hub and bearing, and suspension tuning components (including spring, damper, and stabilizer bar) for a BEV vehicle released for the North America market.
- The selected candidate will: coordinate the release of designs, obtain design approvals, ensure designs are manufacturable, component readiness, track piece cost, investment & mass, support future design direction, lead, and facilitate resolution of component issues, lead design changes through change management process, and support supplier quality assurance & warranty resolution.
- The Design Release Engineer will work with Re:Car suppliers (through Development Phases (Alpha, Beta, PV, Product intent)) and with Re:Car cross-functional teams (Chief Engineer, architecture, purchasing, program manager, and quality engineers) to ensure the successful launch and release.
- Define, execute and supervise design verification test plans and reporting with a mix of internal and external resources
- Work with suppliers to drive designs forward, including supporting DFM, cost exercises and manufacturing line review
- Support production ramp and field problem resolution
- Link system-level requirements with vehicle targets and drive associated subsystem requirements accordingly
- This will require the Chassis Engineer to coordinate efforts with other team members
- As a member of the Chassis Engineering group, the Engineer will be responsible full integration into vehicle and with all interfacing systems and seamless integration of supplier partner development and validation with the development processes
- Translate vehicle requirements into component requirements, including mechanical, environmental, reliability and cost
- Manage Bill of Materials and ensure requirements flow down to component design/procurement activities
- Conduct internal system design reviews, including CAE analysis and interfacing vehicle systems
What you bring to the Team
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent from an ABET accredited or equivalent program
- 5+ years experience with automotive chassis systems, with an emphasis on suspension tuning components
- Experienced in validating and releasing of Chassis Components for Automotive applications
- Experience with Design Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (DFMEA)
- Experience with Design Verification Plan & Report (DVP&R)
- Knowledgeable in GD&T
- Understanding of manufacturing and quality processes of chassis components
- Knowledgeable in use of CAD PLM systems with experience in CATIA in a production release environment
- Ability to work independently; demonstrated project management skills
- Strong oral and verbal communication skills
- Act as a team player and problem solver in a dynamic, fast-paced start-up environment
- Ability to lead teams and meetings through technical tradeoffs and optimized solutions with attention to detail
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