25 days old

Sr. Brake Engineering Manager

Kelly Services
Novi, MI 48376
**Sr. Brake Engineering Manager**

**Job Purpose:**

The main responsibilities for the Design Engineering manager are to oversee, coach, nurture and the Design Engineering team on accomplishing the group deliverables.

**Job Description:**

The main responsibilities for the position include (but are not restricted to):

+ Business hunting activities: support efforts and work with multifunctional team (Applications, Manufacturing and Sales) on creating competitive product proposals to win important business that is in our clients business plan.

+ Customer Requirement Analysis: collaborate with multifunctional team and support efforts to complete requirement analysis and respond to customer, complying with the requirements that can be met and negotiating exceptions for the ones that cannot be met. Be responsible for covering all the component aspects. Assist on systems aspects.

+ Design creation and customer Technical Review: collaborate with application engineer and help in preparing material for technical review with customer. Create 3D design, within our clients guidelines and customer requirements, and package it into customer required environment. Iterate CAD design and FEA to achieve optimum performance versus mass. Create lay-outs, BOM and mass estimates. Upon program award complete tolerance stack-ups, 2D drawings and 3D refinements. Update design as customer releases changes on their packaging environment and/or requirements. Design must be created/protected for set-based/concurrent engineering approach for all items/features that are a new challenges.

+ Program timing: support applications engineer in creating program timing, for the engineering deliverables, and support PM with the overall timing chart for the program.

+ Program open issues and PDT meetings: collaborate with applications engineer on keeping open issues list up to date and collaborate with PM and team on efforts to close open issues. Provide the technical solutions to meet product performance. Support PDT meetings, only when requested by applications and/or PM.

+ Gate reviews: collaborate with PM and contribute with efforts to collect information needed for each gate review and approval, with help and support from the design engineer. Raise flag, before-hand, for each potential issue or road block.

+ Program Development Process: support and contribute to the efforts to complete all phases of the Product Development Process (APQP, DFMEA, PFMEA, KPC definition, etc).

+ Prototype builds: release design on time for the build and collaborate with the application engineer and test coordinator to plan the build.

+ DV and PV execution: provide technical solutions to all performance attributes that are not meeting internal and/or customer requirement. Support applications engineer, test coordinator and technicians with information needed for the DV and PV. Review and discuss results with applications engineer and the team (applications engineer is responsible for the DV/PV planning and reporting).

+ Manufacturing and launch support: support the multifunctional team assisting plant efforts during manufacturing reviews, trials and documentation (control plans, operation sheets, flow charts, capability studies, ISIR and PPAP documentation).

+ Lessons learned: just after program launch, lead efforts to capture lessons learned.


Minimum of bachelor degree in mechanical engineering or related field.

**Technical Competencies:**

+ Minimum of 10 years of automotive experience working in product design (CAD, FEA, Stack-ups, BOM, etc) and development environment with OEM interaction with preferred focus on conventional braking (calipers, drum brakes, master cyl/boosters).

+ Minimum of 5 years of experience in management or lead position.

+ Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills and be able to connect academic knowledge with practical problems.

+ Computer literate (MS Office).

+ Must have skills and talent to lead the team and motivate each individual to deliver their very best.

**Non-Technical Competencies:**

+ Strong communication skills (verbal, written, listening).

+ People/Team development skills (training, coaching, team building).

+ Results-oriented and takes ownership.

+ Solid judgment (creative, problem-solver, sound decision maker).

+ Good planning skills.

+ Demonstrates ability to work with multiple internal departments to ensure on-time delivery of work

+ Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of personnel and problems

+ Ability to work in a busy, fast-paced environment, often under time constraints

+ Recommend and initiate improvements in and around work area and related processes (inputs/outputs)

**Supervisory Responsibility:**

Supervise and manage a team of approximately 15 highly skilled technical (Engineers) associates

**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: 2022-04-25 Expires: 2022-05-26

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