(Location - Farmington Hills, MI)


A high level of aptitude is expected along with the ability to determine innovative solutions to the numerous design challenges which present themselves during a typical design project. Evidence of this capability should be demonstrated by the candidate. Candidates will also be required to have an understanding of the commercial aspects of a consultancy business and to be able to present themselves and their work to a customer.

  • Reports to the VP Engineering
  • Design and analysis of automotive transmission systems and components, such as gears, shafts, housings, actuator systems, clutch systems, hydraulics etc.
  • Technical execution of projects
  • Experience of the design and analytical requirements of various transmission architectures
  • Knowledge of a transmission design analysis package (MASTA, Romax, Kissoft)
  • First principle understanding of engineering problems


  • Technical responsibility for design projects of a broad variety in both content and value – responsibility dependent on level of experience
  • Actively solve difficult engineering problems with CAE tools, FEA / dynamic modeling / 3D multi-body
  • CAD design experience preferred using any of Pro-E, Inventor, CATIA, UG NX to detail design and drawing
  • Technical and commercial management of projects
  • Maintenance of customer relationships
  • Component or system design analysis (hand calculation and design analysis software)
  • Presentation and communication of technical design elements to client companies
  • Compliance with company processes and quality standards

Minimum Requirements

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 years of automotive transmission design and or analysis with technical responsibility of product
  • High standard of competency in transmission design & CAE analysis
  • Some travel within the US and to overseas client sites could be anticipated (approximately 10%)

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