Fastener Engineer - 2804
Tata Technologies Inc.
Auburn Hills, MI

About $70,000 - $97,000 a year

Title: Fastener Engineer
Location: Auburn Hills, MI
Duration: Long term contract
Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering degree from an ABET accredited university.
Experience: 2+ years of experience in an automotive production design development & release environment

Work with product release engineers to conduct detailed fastener joint design reviews, in order to provide recommendations relative to fastener selection and fastener best practice implementation
Oversee testing in the fastener lab with bargaining unit personnel
Help to develop fastener best practices; Respond to plant production issues as needed
Act as main point of contact for product teams in your functional area

The Fastener Engineer will be responsible for fastener selection/best practice implementation for all fastener applications on a given engine program and act as primary lead for fastener development including data collection for torque/clamp studies, torque spec development, and maintain prototype level, torque specification sheets for various engine programs.
Additionally, the Fastener Engineer will lead RCA, design improvement activities, support SQA to resolve quality issues, support AME/Plant(s) on fastener related manufacturing issues, benchmarking of competitive engines and participate in post-test inspection reviews.

Preferred Qualifications
Fastener selection/joint design/testing experience
Use of Unigraphics NX and Team Center.
Plant production launch experience.
Experience with Design Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (DFMEA).
Experience with Design Verification Plan & Report (DVP&R).
Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Green / Black Belt.
Proficient in MS-Office applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook).
Self-starter with strong leadership, communication skills, demonstrated problem solving ability, and have the ability to manage multiple projects.
Will be required to drive a company car. Valid driver’s license is required as well as a clean driving record.
Will be required to travel domestically and internationally up to 20%