Sr. Product Engineer



Maumee, OH, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets – passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment – Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.

Job Purpose

We have an immediate opening for a Senior Product Engineer in the Dana’s Core Product Engineering Group. This person will focus on the design and/or selection of fastener and snap rings, and their related specification developments, analyses, calculations and testing in both new and existing Dana automotive applications globally.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Responsible for developing “Best in Class” products for Dana customers globally.
• Support all product development and validation activities including: DFMEA, design reviews, drawing and model creation (CAD), finite element analysis (FEA), prototype builds, DV/PV testing, NVH verification.
• Initiate and Lead product design for function, quality, manufacturing, and assembly.
• Develop and maintain standard product catalogs and related technical specifications.
• Evaluate and provide disposition of engineering change requests and work orders.
• Develop and support cost savings initiatives and supplier complexity reduction strategies.
• Provide technical support to Applications Engineering during all phases of vehicle development including: pre-sourcing, vehicle validation, product validation, vehicle start of production (SOP), and post-SOP.
• Communicate all engineering and development issues as needed to Dana internal functions – Program Management, Sales, Manufacturing, Test Lab, Quality, Warranty, and Engineering Management.
• Prepare and present technical presentations, test reports, damage analysis and other various engineering analyses to demonstrate the integrity of product.
• Analyze warranty data and develop effective counter measures.
• Support Advanced Program Quality Planning (APQP) activities.

Preferred Requirements:
• Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering, B.S.M.E.
• 5+ years’ experience in automotive engineering
• Background in fasteners and/or snap rings
• Experience developing and working with engineering standards, product validation plans, DFMEAs, DVP&Rs, and GD&T.
• Design and Release for components.
• Excellent mechanical aptitude and analytical ability.
• Willingness and ability to work extended or irregular hours when necessary.
• Understanding and/or experience using CAE tools (ABACUS/FEA/FESAFE)
• Must be a self-directed, motivated, and organized individual with strong program management/follow-up skills who is willing to accept multiple responsibilities.
• Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
• Must be able and willing to travel domestically and internationally.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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