Yazaki is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions.
Yazaki works with virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, and we've strived to maintain strategic and stable growth throughout our 83-year history. Today, we're on the lookout for energetic people with the potential to perform, as well as the ability to strengthen - and thrive in - the positive work environment we pride ourselves on.
Region: USA (US)
Location: Canton , MI
Engineers products / systems using established development processes with our automotive customers and internal affiliates and external suppliers. Create, validate and verify concepts and designs/data through sound engineering knowledge while following approved company processes and practices.
Design reviews to validate design and workability issues may be conducted at customer and Yazaki facilities.
Candidate may work on specific phases or aspects of projects such as technical studies, product design and technical plans as well as preparing drawings, layouts and customer proposals.
Candidate may also be responsible for evaluating competitive products and their performance, prototype testing, trouble shooting, recording, computing, analyzing test data, developing knowledge of new technologies and investigating rework requests
Diagnose and Trace issues through root cause analysis
Interact with other internal / external Engineering assets during the product development with effective communication
Represent Yazaki Engineering at Customer Engineering and Manufacturing sites as well as other Yazaki organizations / affiliates.
Propose alternatives or refine designs to reduce cost/weight/warranty or improve quality or manufacturability.
Develop and maintain program-specific design documentation (ex.DFMEA, DVP&R, DFM's, DR review documentation, etc.)
Evaluate and interpret information / drawings and documents provided from the customer for completeness and accuracy and clarify as needed
Perform rule checks on designs and drawings per departments / company work processes and instructions
Verify and validate designs by inspection, testing and component /vehicle builds-Interpret & communicate results to appropriate organizations
Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical, or related field or equivalent as determined by the top engineering leadership within the department
Preferred automotive knowledge & intern/co-op experience Minimum of 0-2 years of relevant experience
Work place may by internal or external such as a customer's Engineering location. Domestic and International travel may be required.
As required at time of hire
MS Office Suite. May include 2D or 3D CAD software as required
On Call Requirements:
During Customer / Affiliates builds, as required
General office plus the ability to work with your hands during component builds and vehicle builds. Ability to climb into vehicles to troubleshoot or observe an issue.
Yazaki North America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. Yazaki North America complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the wor
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