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Heat Exchanger Application Engineer in Novi, MI at Hanon Systems USA, LLC

Date Posted: 11/1/2018

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    Novi, MI
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Job Description

Job Description

The selected candidate will be responsible for developing heat exchangers meeting all customer specifications and program milestones deliverables.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide input to pursuit benchmarking, RFQ bills-of-material, drawings and engineering specification reviews
  • Mentor and guide junior engineer, intern and co-op activities and projects
  • Support and / or lead core engineering design, specification and standards initiatives
  • Understand customer specifications and ensure application design conforms
  • Interface with the customer
  • Apply APQP to the application (i.e DFMEA, SCIF, DFM/A, DVP&R, Dim/Tol analysis, proto Control Plan)
  • Select materials aligned with Materials Engineering, Purchasing and manufacturing strategies
  • Develop and maintain prototype and production Bill of Materials
  • Lead Design and Release (D&R) Development
  • Develop Design Validation test Plan
  • Lead and organize prototype materials and process
  • Evaluate prototype tooling cost & timing from external or intra-company sources
  • Direct prototype dimensional and quality controls
  • Manage test material, component, and end item logistics and storage
  • Provide direction to CAD, CAE/CFD and test personnel
  • Lead and organize validation testing per DV plan
  • Qualify heat exchangers per customer or Hanon requirements
  • Assess testing results and apply design and/or prototype quality countermeasures as necessary
  • Report application design changes and lesson learned to core engineering
  • Release and sign-off of drawings ensuring drawings align with corporate design standards
  • Execute and document all required product design corporate deliverables
  • Interface frequently with global PD, Manufacturing and Program Management activities
  • Support cost reduction initiatives
  • Support production launches



Job Requirements

Years of Experience

3 years related experience preferred



Bachelor of Science in Engineering required; Mechanical Engineering preferred


Desired Competencies, Experience, & Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to design, develop, test, and launch heat exchangers
  • Understanding of heat transfer and structural principles
  • Experienced in design of injection molded plastic and aluminum components
  • Experience in quality disciplines such as DFMEA, SCIFS, etc
  • Able to interpret CFD and CAE/FEA results and utilize to optimize PTC component design
  • Ability to utilize problem solving skills
  • Experienced in project planning and management
  • Ability to conduct Technical Design Reviews according to industry disciplines
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Work closely with lab on test set-up, execution and report-outs


Special Requirements (i.e., Overtime, Travel, etc.)

  • Travel required to suppliers, customers and corporate manufacturing plants; international as required. Overtime may be required during some time periods.                                                                                                                                                                                    


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