Responsibilities include making 3D designs and 2D layouts of automotive exterior and interior lighting from initial concept through mass production. Candidate will be responsible for detailed component calculations, investigating ways to reduce component cost and weight and conducting feasibility for packaging electrical lighting components throughout the vehicle. Additional responsibilities will include managing development projects and coordinating with other departments, suppliers and manufacturing. Candidate must be self-motivated to keep their own schedule along with parallel activities to project team development.
BSME/EE or related degree and a minimum of 1 year experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Knowledge of LED lighting application related to automotive product development, plastic injection molding manufacturing, thermal, optical simulation and parts assembly. Background should include drafting, CATIA, vendor support/negotiation and manufacturing support. Proficient PC Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other technical software) and excellent communication/interpersonal skills required. Ability to travel and work overtime may be required.