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Applications Engineer- Fluid Transport in Novi, MI at Hanon Systems USA, LLC

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The successful candidate will design fluid transport application end items to meet customer specific requirements and package.  Act as primary technical interface to the customer for all Fluid Transport related topics for designated programs.  Provide all necessary engineering deliverables to support customer new model program(s). Support internal program reviews with technical deliverables and support manufacturing as necessary to successfully launch new designs.


Typical Duties:

  • Lead design and release of new fluid transport end items
  • Interface with the customer
  • Negotiate packaging space and design trade-offs
  • Provide direction to CAD, CAE, and test personnel
  • Lead program specific DFMEA
  • Conduct application specific testing and customer Report (DVP&R / PVP&R)
  • Interface with Visteon manufacturing facilities to ensure designs are feasible
  • Develop and maintain bill of materials
  • Support Program Management to ensure all engineering deliverables are completed on time and properly documented
  • Lead program specific technical design reviews

Job Requirements

YEARS EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years related experience, preferably with some in a manufacturing role/environment.


DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in Engineering required; Mechanical Engineering preferred.



  • Demonstrated ability to design, develop, test, and launch new products
  • Understanding of automotive HVAC architectures
  • Experienced in design of automotive components
  • Experience in quality disciplines such as DFMEA, etc…
  • Experience in brazing and metal forming and bending technologies
  • Understanding of fluid test methodologies and equipment
  • Working knowledge of GD&T concepts
  • Ability to apply Design for Manufacturing and Assembly concepts
  • Able to interpret CAE results and utilize to optimize designs
  • Ability to conduct Technical Design Reviews
  • Ability to utilize problem solving skills
  • Experienced in project planning and management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (i.e. Overtime, Travel, etc.): Limited travel required to suppliers, customer, and manufacturing plants during launch.


Hanon Systems is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.


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