Product Engineer -Seating Technical Cost Reduction

Responsibilities

  • Plan, validate and implement cost reduction activities and projects to meet technical cost reduction targets for interior hard & Soft Trim Programs
  • Partner with Interior engineering and other cross-functional teams to generate ideas, study feasibility and execute changes to reduce material costs with no degradation in quality or customer experience.
  • Coordinate projects including oversight of all aspects of the project.
  • Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, monitor and summarize project progress
  • Prepare reports for upper management on project status,
  • Lead and direct the work of matrix teams

Qualifications

Required Engineering Experience & Skills

  • 5+ years of experience in automotive product development engineering supporting one or more of the following programs:

Hard Trim (upper and lower pillars, quarter trim panels, scuff plates, lift gate trim)

Soft Trim (carpets, headliner, trunk trim)

  • 2+ years of experience program or project engineering in a Tier 1 or OEM environment
  • Demonstrated MS office skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook)
  • Strong Communication, organization, interpersonal , and presentation skills

Engineering Education Required

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Preferred Engineering Experience & Skills

  • Experience in working with cross-functional teams:

(Product Engineering, Purchasing, Finance, Manufacturing, and Design Office)

Preferred Engineering Education

  • Graduate degree in Engineering, Management or Business

Overview

G-TECH Services, Inc. is a leading certified recruitment and placement firm that specializes in providing highly skilled staff in technical fields such as engineering, IT, procurement, finance and accounting. We have well-established relationships with some of the most respected companies in the country and know our clients’ job requirements and corporate...