Position Summary: The Design Engineer is responsible for the design and development of new high performance products for aFe's Exhaust Development group, as well as administrative direction of projects related to the prototype of products and sustaining engineering for existing product lines.
Roles & Responsibilities / Essential Functions (other duties may be assigned):
Owns design projects from conception to release for exhaust components and applications; projects include new design innovation and also sustaining and VIP (value improvement projects) for existing applications.
Prepares and revises design drawings and prototype models for new products and components.
Ensures and verifies that designs meet requirements, adhere to product specifications, quality and cost parameters and achieve superior standards for manufacturing through inspection, product testing and design revision, as required.
Participates and provides input regarding project development and completion timelines.
Works with technicians and R&D staff to administer performance testing and analyze results.
Prototypes designs using aFe prototyping equipment, (ex: 3-D Printers, CNC)
Create and maintains BOM (Bill of Materials) in MRP system
Enters new products as well as product changes into systems and databases.
Writes test reports, and drafts technical verbiage for product instruction sheets.
Maintains engineering files and records for existing and new products.
BSME with 3-5 years' experience related to automotive component design; or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Minimum 3 years' design and drafting experience in an automotive field
Advanced knowledge of CAD systems, most notably Solidworks.
Working knowledge of MRP systems (MS NAV, helpful but not required), and familiarity with database software
Mechanical aptitude and working knowledge of automotive mechanics
Superior and effective communication skills, both written and verbal
Working knowledge of MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
Strong collaborative skills
Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects and work independently to meet deadlines
Excellent analytical skills with a problem solving mindset
An enthusiast attitude for all cars and trucks!
aFe POWER is an EEO employer. No relocation available for this position. No staffing.
At aFe POWER, we engineer adrenaline! As the premiere manufacturer of high performance, automotive cold air intake systems, performance filters, fluid filters, intake manifolds, turbochargers, programmers, throttle body spacers, exhaust systems, suspension systems, and more, the aFe team prides itself on bringing the next level of power and performance to our customers every day! Our team member...s combine technical expertise with a passion for performance that we inject into every aFe product. We foster a culture of innovation through collaboration where employees can push limits to grow and excel, meet tough challenges and deliver superior results. As the ultimate enthusiasts, we don't settle for less than awesome in anything we do! Along with a fast-paced, high energy yet casual environment, aFe POWER employees enjoy competitive compensation packages, a full range of benefits, monthly company events, access to shows, product discounts, aFe gear and more! Check out some of our work at www.afepower.com, and if you're looking for a challenging, rewarding career, we want to hear from you!