||$80,000.00 to $90,000.00 per Year Plus 5 % Bonus
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R&D Engineer (II - III)
- Catia V5
- Seating (Huge plus)
- Product Development
Responsible for development of new seat related products, focusing on weight, cost, ergonomics, design for manufacturing and assembly as well as comfort and styling. Works as part of a team with the goal to continuously drive improvements in seat design.
Researches new materials, processes and concepts to facilitate continuous improvement in seat design.
Coordinates with outside suppliers and vendors.
Reviews regulatory and customer specifications and ensures compliance.
Structures, plans and coordinates tasks of design projects within schedule and budget.
Prepares design requirements and statement of work for new seat design or seat components.
Prepares layouts including but not limited to structural and articulation systems as well as trim design and cushions.
Prepares and reviews weight and cost analysis.
Coordinates with industrial designers ensuring best possible styling within production capabilities.
Creates or modifies detail design, assemblies and drawings using 2D and 3D CAD software.
Performs or coordinates tolerance studies and mechanical analysis.
Coordinates comfort studies and cushion and dress cover design.
Communicates interdepartmental through frequent design reviews.
Responsible to design for manufacturing and assembly.
Coordinates, oversees and supports prototyping of developmental products and show seats.
Sales and Marketing Support
Prepares technical product specifications and presentations for Sales and Marketing support.
Respond to customer inquires as communicated through Sales and Marketing.
A) Knowledge and skills:
i) Must be familiar with 3D design software, preferably PRO-E and/or CATIA V5.
ii) Must be able to think in 3D and create concept sketches to communicate.
iii) Must be able to think creatively.
iv) Must possess good planning and prioritizing skills.
v) Must be able function well within a design team and coordinate work of others.
B) Education and/or Experience:
Must have a B.S. in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering. At least 8 years experience in seat design or related design required.
C) Communication Skills:
Must be able to interact successfully with other departments in a professional manner. Must have the ability to generate written communication and to operate required office equipment. Ability to read and review written communication. Speech and hearing abilities that allow individual to communicate clearly and distinctly in English.
D) Reasoning Ability:
Ability to think strategically and solve problems.
Required Skills for R&D Engineer Job:
- CATIA V5
- AEROSPACE DESIGN
- SEAT EXPERIENCE
- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
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