Mechanical Design Engineer
Dearborn, MI

Altair is currently seeking Mechanical Engineers with Bachelor of Science in Engineering degrees to lead the development and release of digital designs in Catia V5. Preference will be given to Design Engineers with Interior or exterior body components.

  • Collaboratively create innovative designs with Studio, Craftsmanship, System and Manufacturing Engineers.
  • Use Client digital tools (CATIA V5, TCe, TCe Vis Mockup) to create new, innovative product and system designs
  • Use TCe PLM to help integrate system designs
  • Work closely with Design and CAE Engineers to verify designs are robust and functionally compliant; proactively devise new solutions to resolve design, assembly, service and manufacturing issues
  • Collaborate with part and assembly Manufacturing Engineers to develop manufacturing feasible solutions
  • Collaborate with Studio and Craftsmanship Engineers to develop innovative designs
  • Apply GD&T to drawings and/or Part Manufacturing Information to help ensure repeatable quality designs
  • Help develop digital automation tools that align product definition to design rules, requirements and corporate standards to generate repeatable designs

Skills Required:

  • Application of CATIA V5 GSD / Part Design / Asy Design
  • Experience in self-teaching CAD tool functionality through experimentation
  • A keen interest in utilizing CAD and PLM tools to their greatest potential
  • Experience in Manufacturing Processes (Injection Molding | Stamping)
  • Exposure to Injection Mold Design and/or Die Design
  • Exposure to CATIA Knowledgeware
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve complex issues and effectively communicate to management
  • Interest in programming for automation
  • Ability to communicate clearly and express new ideas

Experience Required:

  • Experience 1-7 years Engineering CAD Design or Required Education

Education Required:

  • BS – Engineering (ME/EE/CE/Mechatronics) or four-year Engineering Technology degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or Equivalent Experience (5-7 years Engineering CAD Design)

We cannot sponsor immigration for this position.

Altair Engineering Inc. is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of product design and development, high performance cloud computing, and data intelligence. We enable organizations across broad industry segments to compete more effectively in a connected world while creating a more sustainable future. We believe a critical component of our success has been our company culture, based on our core values of innovation, envisioning the future, communicating honestly and broadly, seeking technology and business firsts, and embracing diversity. With more than 2,800 employees, Altair is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA and operates 81 offices throughout 25 countries. Altair serves more than 8,000 customers across broad industry segments. Altair ProductDesign is a global, multi-disciplinary product development consultancy which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Altair Engineering. To learn more please visit

Job Types: Full-time, Contract


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule