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Design Engineer-automotive-new product development

Kelly Services
Los Angeles, CA 90006
Kelly has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace for more than 70 years. We are proud to offer a permanent opportunity near Los Angeles CA for a Design Engineer with New Product Development experience.


Our client is is a California-based mobility company, leveraging the latest technologies and worlds best talent to realize exciting new possibilities in mobility.


**Your Role:**


As a **Body Structures (Upper body) Design and Release Engineer** , you will be responsible for the overall component/subsystem/system upper body structure performance for current and future vehicles. You will work in a fast-paced environment to develop and deliver safe products and ensure that structural functions of body are achieved. You will be in charge of various upper body structures projects and activities including both design and engineering throughout the whole phase of vehicle development, i.e., target setting, vehicle benchmarking, concept designing, prototype development and optimization, vehicle testing, refinement and validation, etc.


**Responsibilities:**


+ Create and develop robust Upper Body Structures (BIW) components to achieve best-in-class vehicle systems, noise vibration harshness (NVH) and crash performance

+ Utilize Design for Six Sigma methodologies as appropriate during the design, validation and launch of the program

+ Develop design concepts and production designs in CATIA V5/6

+ Establish system architecture and functional feasibility

+ Material and process selection to achieve the best cost to weight solution

+ Create vehicle-aligned component and system targets for function, cost, weight, and investment

+ Interpret CAE simulation results, provide design recommendations and integrate the feedback into product design

+ Optimize the concepts and designs with analytical and physical assessments ensuring conformation to Federal regulations governing assigned systems

+ Deliver world-class craftsmanship and fit/ finish

+ Support creation of component specification, component Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA), Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R), and other technical design documents

+ Participate in sourcing process and release parts for production in the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system

+ Interface with suppliers for manufacturing feasibility, validation, and other engineering activities as specified for the assigned commodity.

+ Complete component and system validation as required ensuring system targets are met and optimized

+ Lead launch phase of production intent designs at assembly plant, issue resolution with support of manufacturing and quality teams


**Basic Qualifications:**


+ Bachelor of Science degree (or foreign equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering or in a closely related field

+ 5+ years of experience in product design, release engineering and launch with an automotive OEM directly or with supplier delivering a major program from concept thru launch

+ Demonstrated experience and ability to integrate state-of-the-art design and manufacturing methods into product concepts and designs

+ Demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams: component engineers, full service suppliers, CAE, program management, etc.

+ Demonstrated knowledge with GD&T and dimensional engineering

+ Demonstrated experience to manage projects with tight timing constraints

+ Demonstrated experience of relevant manufacturing processes such as stamping, casting, forging, extrusions, etc.

+ Demonstrated knowledge in lightweight materials, steel (HSS and UHSS) and composites

+ Demonstrated experience with Failure Mode Avoidance tools for predictive design

+ Demonstrated experience with problem solving tools

+ Experience with FMVSS requirements and CAE required to deliver requirements specially for diverse upper body load cases


**Preferred Qualifications:**


+ Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline

+ 6-Sigma experience and certification

+ Solid written and oral communication skills

+ Ability to travel up to 30% within and outside of the U.S. to various unanticipated project sites based on project needs.


**Perks + Benefits:**


+ Stock options for every employee

+ Healthcare + dental + vision benefits (Free for you/discounted for family)

+ 401(k) options

+ Relocation assistance / reimbursement

+ Casual dress code + relaxed work environment

+ Culturally diverse, progressive atmosphere


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-09-13 Expires: 2021-10-14

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