CATS CO Livonia, MI, USA
Apr 26, 2018
Job Description APPLICATION ENGINEER – HEAT SHIELDS Livonia, MI area CATS CO (Computer Applications and Technical Services) is a Technology Consulting and Premier Talent Acquisition Management supplier of contract and direct placement services. We are currently seeking to fill a Direct Hire position for an Application Engineer- Heat Shields in the Livonia, MI area for our Client. They are a successful, innovative and diversified, leading multi-billion dollar American Tier 1 Global Automotive Supplier. They are offering outstanding professional opportunities and a competitive compensation and benefit package. A great place to work and grow in your career. Candidates must be legally able to work in the U.S. with permanent residency/Green Card or U.S. Citizenship DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Our Client’s Powertrain Division is looking for an Application Engineer (Heat Shields) that will be a combination of engineering customer support and application design. This position will be responsible for establishing Sealing Systems as a leader in providing technology-driven application solutions, including performing the lead design and development function for specific applications. This work includes: acting as the project lead for APQP documentation, acting as the voice of the customer regarding Part Design review prior to presentation to the customer, communicating and negotiating the Verification and Validation Testing to both meet customer expectation and minimize overall project costs incurred and timing required to complete this phase, and communicating any required Failure Analysis reports. This person will become a valued member of our Sealing Systems Group, where we strive to promote from within wherever possible; therefore, opportunities for advancement are strong. An ideal candidate for this position is a candidate who possesses Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and proven professional experience in superior customer service. Excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to evaluate business issues/prioritize activities and an ability to be self-directed are all necessary qualifications for this position. We are ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the role. You’ll first hear from someone in Human Resources to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Application Engineering Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout. RESPONSIBILITIES Manage and coordinate multiple projects concurrently. Develop new products and materials to meet the changing demands of the marketplace. Work with manufacturing plants to assure manufacturability of designs. Travel to support the customer and to support/develop new opportunities. Prepare tests requests, evaluate test results, and publish final test reports. Create and deliver detailed technical customer presentations based on input from higher level Application Engineers. REQUIREMENTS Bachelors of Engineering or equivalent experience. 2-4 years of relevant work experience Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 3D CAD Modeling Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) Heat Shield Technologies , nomenclature and Materials Understanding of Engine and Vehicle Exhaust Systems and shield/thermal requirements. Ability to perform detailed customer presentations. Company Description CATS CO (Computer Applications and Technical Services) is a Technology Consulting and Premier Talent Acquisition Management supplier of contract and direct placement services. Our Client offers an excellent place to advance in your career, a very competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.