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Accessory Development Engineer

Date Posted: 2/19/2024

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Job Description

We are hiring an Accessory Development Engineer to start immediately.

  • This is a contract to hire position
  • Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM, with possibility of hybrid work arrangement
  • Salary range is between 55k to 85k depending on experience

The Accessory Development Engineer will guide new accessories through the development process from initiation to production and provide input on specifications, design criteria and approval requirements. Will follow established engineering processes and guide suppliers, customers and internal Mobis resources to see that issues are resolved promptly and projects completed on time

Key Responsibilities

  • Works with suppliers in designing, testing and approving accessories to ensure milestone readiness including 100% on-time launch. (40%)
  • Using engineering principles, CAD and available engineering tools, execute design analysis and evaluation of assigned projects to assure all products meet all State and Federal regulations and established design standards. (40%)
  • Improve accessory quality through lessons learned activities utilizing DFMEA and post development meeting with program shareholders. (10%)
  • Reports on project status, maintains records and files document per department policy to maintain reporting and communications of development status. (10%)

Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for this position are the on-time development of assigned project, meeting all specification and warranty cost reduction:

  • Work with external and internal resources in defining new products, generating proposals and project plans, and developing appropriate product performance and validation specifications. Conduct status meetings with suppliers and customers.
  • Create and maintain engineering documentation such as Drawings, DFMEA, DVP&R, prototype fitments, specifications, and other engineering documentation.
  • Manage project plans including key deliverables, timeline, and open issues and report on the status of each program.
  • Perform part installations and document fitment, performance and technical issues.
  • Coordinate and attend various communication meetings with customers.
  • Support APQP and PPAP documentation.
  • Support installation training events at Ports of Entry and Vehicle Personalization Centers.
  • Root cause analysis in troubleshooting development and field issues.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is required.

Experience Requirements

  • 2-4 years of development experience.
  • Experience in program management through work experiences or college team projects.
  • Experience in design, design analysis and material and part testing.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, or military or veteran status. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Temp-to-Hire
  • Location:Costa Mesa, CA
  • Job Type:I.T.
  • Experience:None
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:2/19/2024
  • Contact: Blair West (714) 587-3445
  • Pay Range: $55,000.00 - $85,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JN -012024-356580