Application Engineer (reqID977)

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Autoliv is currently looking for an Application Engineer, focusing on Seatbelt Development at their Auburn Hills Technical Center. As a member of the Seatbelt Robustness team, the Engineer will be responsible to help ensure that Autoliv develops and implements robust seatbelt components. This will be done with the use of application GPM and robust problem resolution. The Engineer will be responsible for the maintenance and implementation of the master drawings for application GPM components, as well as help to develop and implement innovative solutions to chronic seatbelt design concerns according to the timing agreed to with seat belt management.
• Solve difficult engineering problems using tools such as DOE, Stress vs. Strain, FEA, DRBFM, 8D, etc…
• Build engineering prediction models to help estimate outcomes and ensure our products are robust and perform as expected in all situations.
• Develop reliability evaluation methods that represent real world conditions.
• Develop and disseminate reliability methods and lessons learned into applicable design standards and test specifications.
• Work closely with global GPM team to manage usage of specified commodities.
• Part design and review for implementation of application GPM.
• Support in design recommendations and launch of products under the control application GPM.
• Root cause analysis and problem solving of seat belt issues.
• Lead and participate as member of several Application GPM teams to create and maintain master drawings and ensure the implementation of the GPM initiatives for robust product design.
• Timely execution and completion of seat belt robustness projects according timing established by regional seat belt management team.


A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as an engineer within the Automotive Industry. Other desired characteristics are:

 • Proven hands-on mechanical engineering experience, preferably in seatbelt systems.

 • Working knowledge of DOE, Stress vs. Strain (FEA, DRBFM, 8D) 

• Experience with directing the design team based on drawing specifications.

 • Results-oriented with the ability to support cross-functional local and global teams effectively.

 • Detailed-oriented with the capability to dig into data and prioritize tasks and decisions in a timely manner. 

• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills plus proficiency in Microsoft Office. 

• Ability to prepare and present technical reports. 

• Willingness and ability to travel (domestically and/or internationally) as required. 

• Willingness to work extra hours if business needs require it for accomplishment of critical tasks 

• Ability to work independently with little supervision and guidance, have a good work ethic, be a team player, follow through on commitments and prioritize and manage multiple tasks.

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Auburn Hills Technical Center

1320 Pacific Dr
48326 Auburn Hills Directions 248-475-9000

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