Customer on-site engineer providing technical interface to ZFLS products (primarily electric power steering gears) required to develop an entire steering system. Will serve as costumer’s release engineer, requiring extensive knowledge of customer’s engineering processes. Provides insight into customer’s future development needs, thus providing early notice of new business opportunities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Provide Electrical Power Steering Gear Vehicle Integration Support At All Levels With OEM Engineering & Manufacturing Organizations
•Responsible for interpreting the customer’s specifications related to the steering system and associated components.
•Leads regularly scheduled Product Development Team (PDT) meetings and distribute meeting minutes to the project team members as required.
•Leads problem solving resolution, root-cause analysis and continuous improvement efforts during the launch phase of the program, either at OEM or manufacturing facility.
•Responsible for maintaining and updating all customer Statement of Requirements (SOR) documentation and other specifications that are related to the electrical steering system.
•Problem Analysis (Measurements with INCA/CANALYZER, Source Code Review) On Site To Support Development Team
•Provides product support at all levels to the OEM
•Provide engineering support to achieve a steering system design that is optimal for vehicle performance, piece cost, capital investment, quality and manufacturability
•Coordinates/expedites orders and shipments for prototype and development parts, initiates build programs and releases parts to the customer for production
•Communicates customer information and requirements to and from organizations outside engineering
•Assists in budget control activity, ie. Reducing BOM and supplier tooling costs, reducing capital investment, or improving product manufacturability by initiating VA/VE activity
•Responsible for maintaining the Open Issues List for the assigned project and attends regular meetings with the project core team to review the project Open Issues List
•Provide support for the manufacturing facility
•Identify growth opportunities with the OEM
•Comply with all TS16949 policies and procedures
•All other duties as assigned
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE BSME/BSEE required, master’s desired. 5+ years experience in engineering field, preferably with automotive experience.
Knowledge of Microsoft Windows and affiliated software packages. Must be capable of learning other software packages (Ex: SAP, Axalant, Pro-E, CAD). Experience In Working With CANALYZER. Experience In Working With INCA