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Lead Component Engineer
Has responsibility for automotive axle structural cast housing sub-system or component design within the product system from concept through full manufacturing launch in accordance with PE-PDP and program launch gate deliverables.
Utilizes computer aided engineering (CAE) methodologies and results to drive the design of sub-systems and components. Performs component 1D model analyses, spreadsheet calculations as needed.
Works with cross-functional and cross-region resources in the execution of development of new sub-system or components based on requirements and supports the integration of those new components into the organization's portfolio of products.
Continually identify and capitalize on efficiencies throughout the design process across multiple areas of engineering.
Interface with cost engineering to fully understand cost implications of part design to deliver product systems within agreed costed bill of materials (BOM).
Work with systems engineering and services to release designs on time to meet project milestones.
Supports peer reviews and monthly engineering project status reviews throughout process, with focus on compliance to component technical requirements, design standards and project expectations.
Supports creation of engineering project plans, negotiated with internal engineering service functions, to meet engineering project milestones and deliverables.
Actively share learning and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in relevant engineering and at least 5 years of product development experience.
Experience with full cycle product launch from concept to start of production within engineering product development processes preferred.
Experience utilizing CAD tools to design components and/or systems preferred.
Experience with casting process and design preferred.
Minimum 2 - 3 years automotive driveline or suspension experience preferred.
About American Axle & Manufacturing
For over 20 years, customers around the world have entrusted AAM to design, engineer, validate and manufacture driveline, metal forming, powertrain, and casting technologies for automotive, commercial and industrial markets. Today, we are a premier global Tier 1 automotive supplier with broad capabilities across multiple product lines to deliver efficient, powerful and innovative solutions for our customers. We've earned the trust of our suppliers and our customers through our steadfast commitments to quality, operational excellence and technology leadership.
AAM delivers power. We deliver power literally through vehicle components, systems and innovation, but we also deliver power in ways unseen. We power our associates, their families, and the communities in which we operate. Our global team of over 25,000 associates has a clear vision of where AAM is going and how we are going to get there. After all, they are the reason we are a leader in the automotive industry. We are powering the future. We are AAM. Move with us, and join #TeamAAM.
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