The Hyperco Performance Aftermarket Product Engineer ensures that all products engineered by MW Industries meet customer requirements and specifications and is actively engaged in ongoing product development and optimization. He/she manages product engineering personnel in the preparation of product design reviews to meet customer specifications, timely and accurate quotations for current and proposed product designs, and to interface with process engineering, manufacturing, and quality.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Represents Hyperco product engineering as a member of the management staff.
Manages and directs the Hyperco product engineering department and personnel.
Evaluates customer product requirements and develops product designs in compression, extension, torsion springs, hot coil/cold coiled suspension springs, and metal stampings.
Has knowledge in materials, including alloyed spring steel, tempered and annealed materials, bar steels, and flat spring steel materials in various types and sizes.
Manages all customer quotations, design reviews, product improvements, and technical contacts.
Manages engineering test requirements and coordinates test activities with quality and manufacturing.
Determines the need for customer visits as well as sales and technical presentations.
Participates in trade shows.
Participates in field testing and evaluation as necessary.
SKILLS and ABILITIES
Strong communication and presentation skills
Proven project management skills including adherence to action plans
Must be an analytical thinker.
Knowledge of metal working and manufacturing process.
Knowledge of Microsoft office and CAD software.
Strong interest in off road racing and knowledge about the specialty automotive equipment market.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering required (BSME). 4-year degree in Engineering, Metallurgy, Physics, or other Math and Science-based program required.
Five (5) years’ relevant experience in suspension and/or spring technology, preferably in the racing or high performance industry.
Hyperco, an MW Industries company, is a manufacturer of custom and stock high-performance suspension coil springs and related components that improve total performance, aesthetics and durability of your vehicle. Our products are available through direct sales, catalogs and distributors to original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket customers in the motorsports, off-road, powers...ports, street performance and automotive markets. www.hypercoils.com.
About MW Industries, Inc.
MW Industries, Inc., headquartered in Rosemont, IL, is a leading provider of highly engineered springs, specialty fasteners, machined parts and other precision components to more than 23,000 customers in over 35 countries. Its 40,000+ products are sold through a combination of direct sales, catalogs and distributors to original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket customers in a number of industries, including aerospace, medical, electronics, energy, agriculture, construction, transit, heavy trucks, automotive, motorsports, performance aftermarket, industrial, consumer products, and military. www.mw-ind.com.