Sr. Product Engineer, Door Systems

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Major Tier 1 company seeking to fill a Sr. Product Engineer role

Tier 1’s workforce is a diverse group of intelligent, passionate, creative thought leaders who work together seamlessly around the globe. Through close collaboration and innovation, we create, design and build environmentally friendly high-tech automotive systems and components for more than 100 customers around the world. Our corporate culture is built on integrity, continuous improvement, trust and community support. This environment, which we refer to as “The Tier 1 Way”, is one of the key reasons people choose to build their careers here.


The Lead Product Engineer has Engineering responsibility from concept phase to start of production (SOP). The main product focus is Door Systems – Window Regulators and Door Modules with responsibility for the creation of new and/or revising existing concepts to include system integration, packaging environments and tooling requirements; interfacing with internal teams, suppliers and customers; and supporting purchasing, sales, testing and production.


Analyze and understand customer technical specifications, develop conformity matrix and Inteva DVPR,

Support business pursuit activities, analyze RFQ packages. Develop and maintain EBOM’s. Create DFMEA’s.

Review and translate customer product requirement to FEA requirements. Work with FEA team to simulate product different load cases. Read and understand the FEA results in order to effectively communicate information.

Develop engineering cost save idea’s and projects.

Utilize CATIA and NX CAD applications to review designs, develop concepts and perform design studies.

Follow Test and Validation through DV and PV phase, analyze results, develop solutions to any challenges.

Engage in regular communication with Global Door Systems Engineering teams, particularly Door Systems Engineering team at ITC Bangalore, India.

Provide design direction to the CAD Engineering team.

Follow Tier 1 PDP (Product Development Process) and meet all gate and design review requirements.

Consider and incorporate Engineering and Manufacturing criteria in new concepts and product changes


5-10 years appropriate automotive experience in relevant Product Engineering roles.

Experience in the use of CAD applications (NX and/or Catia V5)

Experience Engineering Door systems, with a focus on cable window regulator engineering and design.

Experience in the engineering and design of frameless window regulator systems.

Knowledgeable in DFM related to Injection Molding, Stamping and Roll Forming principles.

Knowledgeable in GD&T with the ability to apply to components and assemblies.

Familiarity with PLEX and Teamcenter.

Experience in customer interaction and support – willingness to travel domestically and internationally

Excellent oral & written communication skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office software.

Travel is required up to 5% both domestically and internationally to support the business, although this is an estimation and may increase or decrease depending on the needs of the business.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

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About Advantage Technical
With company roots going back over 30 years, Advantage Technical is an engineering and information technology services company and a national leader in the provision of technical resources today. These services include Staff Augmentation, Direct Placement, Project Resourcing and Outsourcing – delivered from 40 key market locations, by over 3500 specialized contractors, to over 500 clients across North America. Advantage Technical is a Best of Staffing Diamond Award winner for both Clients and Talent. For more information about the industries and services offered by Advantage Technical, please visit .

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