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Design Engineer III-BSFB Kalamazoo (10950)  

Job Description
Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC combines and expands the complementary wheel-end foundation brake technologies of two global leaders - Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC and Dana Commercial Vehicle Products, LLC. The joint venture, formed in July 2004, is your single complete source for brake system research, design, manufacturing, hardware and support for all foundation brake components and actuation systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, tractors, trailers, buses and other commercial vehicles in North America and around the globe.

We are looking for a Design Engineer in our Kalamazoo, Michigan location.

Responsibilities of Position:

  • Responsible for supporting, coordinating and/or managing design projects.
  • Support BSFB products: drum brake, disc brake, air chambers and slack adjusters.
  • Execute the BSFB programs to meet growth goals.
  • Travel and develop relationships with the manufacturing facilities and provide support for additional engineering programs to improve design accuracy and completeness and reduce design errors.
  • Provide engineering assistance to design services and Prod. Engineering analysis based appropriate design techniques and application
  • Proposing solutions to BSFB product designs using CAD and applying GD&T per accepted standards (ASME, ISO, DIN etc.)
  • Develop new technical approaches to assist in reducing drawing and design errors and improving productivity.
  • Analyze current products and develop improvements in design and drafting quality.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the BSFB documentation standards and quality of records (Drawings, standards, specifications).
  • Establish and monitor objectives for the design engineers and CAD designers.
  • Be the contact person for design and drafting questions (internal and external).
  • Responsible for assisting production facilities (internal and external) with improving and clarifying design intent.
  • Assist with design engineering project requests from manufacturing (Bowling Green and vendors).
  • Provide product design engineering support for all production facilities to insure best quality and cost.

Required Skills

  • Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency, closure, decision-making and driving for success/results.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, interpersonal and sales skills
  • Perseverance for resolving customer and technical issues.
  • Multi-tasking capabilities and the ability to manage time and priorities efficiently.
  • Team-oriented, yet self-motivated with a strong desire to succeed.
  • Customer focus (internal and external customers )
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Access, Microsoft Project and PowerPoint.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in engineering & design.
  • FEA Modeling a plus.

Job Location
Kalamazoo, MI, US.

Position Type

Relocation Assistance Available?

Travel Required

LocationKalamazoo, MI
CountryUnited States of America
Employment AgencyBendix Commercial Vehicle Systems
Posted Date05/26/2011 11:33:46
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