Powertrain Design Release Engineer - Altair Engineering : Job Details

Powertrain Design Release Engineer

Altair Engineering

Job Location : Auburn Hills, MI, USA

Posted on : Fri, 08 Feb 2019 17:57:26 GMT

Job Description :

Altair ProductDesign is a global, multi-disciplinary product development consultancy of more than 700 designers, engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Altair Engineering, Inc. (www.altair.com), this cross-functional organization is best known for its leadership in combining human and machine creativity to fuel innovation, automate processes, and develop new methods. Altair ProductDesign firmly advocates a user-centered, team-based design approach, and utilizes proprietary simulation and optimization technologies to help clients bring innovative, profitable products to market faster.


  • Design and develop Powertrain Components using established best practice principles.
  • The components will be created using quality methodologies such as CAE, System Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA), and Design Validation Plans (DVP&R).
  • Candidate will coordinate CAE, design, prototyping, and testing of components and the documentation of those activities.
  • Resolve manufacturing plant, assembly plant, and field issues as necessary.
  • Participate in the team and subgroups in reviewing and updating corporate design best practices, conducting benchmarking exercises and reviewing and critiquing Corporate Designs.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited program.
  • Minimum 1 years engineering experience in Lubrication Systems or OEM Engine Design & Release.
  • Experience in creation and maintenance of Function Models, DFMEA, and DVP&R.
  • Strong knowledge of gasoline engine operation.
  • Working background in fluid mechanics.
  • Basic knowledge of casting, molding, machining, and extruding processes.
  • Working knowledge of using Microsoft office suite applications
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills are essential, as well as an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Candidate must be highly motivated, self-directed, and have the ability to manage multiple complex projects.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in design or validation of lubrication system components including: Oil Pumps, Piston Cooling Jets, Oil Coolers, PCV Systems, Oil Pick-Up Tubes, or other lubrication components.
  • Previous working experience in Lubrication Systems.
  • MBA or Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Green Belt in Design for Six Sigma methodology.
  • Basic working knowledge of NX & TeamCenter modeling software.
  • Basic working knowledge of AmeSim, Flowmaster, or similar simulation software.

Driving and Travel Requirements:

  • Will be required to drive a company car. A valid driver’s license is required as well as a clean driving record.
  • Will be required to travel domestically and internationally up to 20%

Job Types: Full-time, Contract


  • Lubrication Systems: 1 year (Preferred)
  • OEM Engine Design & Release: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)
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