Please send resume and salary requirements (referencing the Requisition Number) to:

Isuzu Manufacturing Services
of America, Inc.

ATTN:  Human Resources
Req. Number:  RIM-26-13
46401 Commerce Center Drive
Plymouth, MI 48170

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Product Design Engineer I

Conducts engineering activities related to product design issues such as drawing, engineering specification, engineering cost, development timing, and testing for appropriate projects.  Handles supplier design issues to expedite items such as problem solution, engineering review and analysis, engineering changes, and timing.  Provides engineering assistance for ISUZU related companies and departments.  Evaluates technical contents and makes effective decisions considering a wide range of alternatives for leading problems, improving quality, reducing cost, and keeping schedules.  Reports activities and decisions to Sr. Engineer or management for approval and direction.  Coordinates with suppliers or other parties to achieve targets on schedule.  Communicates effectively with ISZJ engineering, suppliers, General Motors, production facilities, and other parties based on teamwork concepts.  Prepares design drawings as necessary and evaluates vendor drawings.  Maintains project and schedule control.  Assists and consults with other ISUZU departments and companies providing technical documentation to support their activities.  Studies competitors’ vehicles and evaluates them for engineering research.

B.S. in Engineering or equivalent direct related work experience.  Minimum one year experience in automotive product design engineering.  Development process of automotive parts.  Automotive parts knowledge. for material (metal, plastic, textile), production process, requirement, test method, regulation, and development process.  Familiar with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard and Society of Automotive Engineers/American Standard Test Method.  CAD/CAM and PC computer system usage and maintenance ability.  Proficient PC skills in word processing and spreadsheet applications.  Good verbal and written communication skills.  Strong analytical skills.  Strong ability to sketch and read drawings.  Employee must be able to perform occasional light lifting (5-25 lbs) and on rare occasions, heavy lifting (60 lbs).  Must be able on rare occasions to bend, crawl, climb, crouch, kneel and reach above shoulder level in the performance of job duties.


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