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Army To Start Fielding New Light Tank In 2025, Seeking Platform To Fight In ‘Worst Conditions’

The Army will start fielding its new light tanks for infantry brigades in 2025, with officials pushing vendors BAE Systems and General Dynamics [GD] to prove their vehicle offerings are able to survive in “the worst conditions you can imagine.” Senior Army leaders told reporters Monday evening the service is focused on a rapid prototyping […]

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White House Directs Pentagon to Establish U.S. Space Command

The White House has directed the Department of Defense to move forward with establishing a U.S. Space Command, without details of exactly when, or how, a new unified combatant command related to space would be stood up. USSPACECOM, as it will be known, will be the 11th combatant command in the U.S. military and will […]

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GAO Finds Most Agencies Lacking In Adopting Federal Cyber Security Requirements

Despite congressional mandates and presidential orders, most federal agencies are still behind in implementing standards and frameworks for securing their networks, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) says in a new report. “The 23 civilian agencies covered by the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 have often not effectively implemented the federal government’s approach and strategy […]

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McSally Officially Nominated to Become Arizona’s Junior Republican Senator

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) on Tuesday officially nominated Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) to become Arizona’s junior senator in the 116th Congress. McSally would be taking over for Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), who announced last Friday that he would resign from Congress at the end of 2018. Kyl himself was nominated to the post following […]

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V-280 Marks First Year of Flight

FORT WORTH, Texas – The V-280 Valor on Dec. 18 celebrated a full year of flight during which it has flown more than 80 hours and reached speeds of more than 250 knots in forward flight and flown more than 300 miles from its birthplace in the Texas Panhandle to just outside Dallas. Early in […]

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Air Force Light Attack Aircraft RFP Delayed Until 2019

The Air Force’s awaited release of a final request for proposals for a light attack aircraft (LAA) has been pushed back to early next year. The service intended to release the request by the end of 2018, and sources on Dec. 18 told Defense Daily that as of Monday, it had been expected by Dec. […]

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ADVANCED PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER -


Job Location: Marshall, MI


ADVANCED PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER -

Location:United States - Michigan - Marshall
Industry:Manufacturing & Production

Job Category:Engineering - Mechanical
The Lead Engineer directs project activities through application of proficient technical knowledge and leadership competencies. The span of project responsibly include initial gathering of the voice of the customer performance requirements, product definition, product design, product development, manufacturing support and product launch. Also responsible for direct interface with customers, suppliers and facilities globally.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provides project leadership, mentoring, and training for new or junior-level employees on design and development processes, software, procedures, specifications, etc. Reviews and reports on engineering metrics and/or test results through engineering reports and written correspondence to ensure timely and effective communication with supervisors and peers.
  • Keeps informed of state-of-the-art technology, designs and develops new products and processes and improves existing products and processes. Supports the implementation of design changes to improve quality, performance, cost reduction, and standardization through analysis of designs and problem solving techniques. Directly interacts with the customer to communicate the project status and adjust based on customer feedback.
  • Understands design, development, and failure analysis through the use of DFMEA, customer returns, or specific development projects. Applies fundamental engineering practices and decision making for problem solving. Available to travel to the customer within-the-hour should the need arise whether related to an product or to aid in the troubleshooting process for the related system. Has practical experience with change management processes including CO, CR, and MCO.
  • Provides guidance to engineering personnel throughout the division in a specific field of technology and makes presentations to internal and external customers on programs or products as required. Provides technical expertise that may include supporting field failure analysis, developing recommended corrective actions, and providing necessary reports as well as training in areas of expertise. Has experience with change management, Supply chain processes.
  • Actively pursues knowledge in the process for design changes to improve quality, performance, cost reduction, and standardization through analysis of designs and problem solving techniques. Suggests alternative methodologies or techniques to achieving desired results.
  • Understands the engineering methodologies within the division as well as other departments and their relationship to engineering. Participates in providing the creation, implementation and administration of departmental policies, procedures, and work instructions in order to build and promote a team environment for product introduction, development and support activities.
  • Conceives and writes patent disclosures to substantiate patent applications and accumulates the necessary documentation. Protects Intellectual Property (IP).
  • Complies with requirements of the Quality and Environmental Management Systems.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 5 years of product development experience.
  • Automotive or commercial vehicle industry experience is required.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Large-scale cross functional project team management experience.
  • 6+ years of application or product design engineering experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in torque control products.
  • Experience working with international locations and customers.
  • Ferrous materials knowledge, including selection, processing and part design.
  • Strong analytical skills with system modeling/simulation experience.
  • Experience with DFSS and/or DMAIC methodologies.
Position Criteria:
  • Willing to travel up to 25% of the time.
  • Strong customer focus and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong ethics, values and the ability to influence and impact others decision making.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and make decisions.
  • Ability to manage multiple programs, set priorities and achieve results.
Security Clearance Required:No

Full-timeBenefits -Full
Relocation Assistance Available -Yes


CANDIDATE DETAILS
5+ to 7 years experience
Seniority Level -Associate
Management Experience Required -No
Minimum Education -Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel -Occasionally




How To Apply:
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