Seat Engineer

Job Details

LocationAuburn Hills, MI, United States of America
Job TypeContractFullTime
Degree RequiredBachelor

Job Description

We are currently recruiting a Seat Engineer (Comfort Components) to join our team supporting our client in the automotive industry.


  • Designing and developing automotive seating systems and components
  • Define functional requirements, and develop system DVPR, DFMEA and function models
  • Updating and testing calibrations in the lab and in-vehicle, releasing component performance specifications and drawings
  • Interact with other functional engineering groups, suppliers, manufacturing plants and purchasing


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Biomedical, or Electrical Engineering from an accredited university
  • Demonstrated communication skills with the ability to present ideas and concepts successfully to different audiences
  • Demonstrated relationship-building skills with the ability to work in a cross-functional team environment


  • Automotive product engineering experience in one or more of the following areas: interior systems, advanced vehicle engineering, interior systems, electrical engineering, heated seats, ventilated seats, head restraints, massage and lumbar systems, and experience using CAD systems (NX or Catia V5)
  • Broad vehicle knowledge Ability to integrate stakeholder requirements into final vehicle design
  • Ability to productively manage change
  • Experience using problem-solving skills using proactive quality tools (Design for Six Sigma)
  • Experience using reactive quality tools (Kepner-Tregoe / Shainin) DFSS and/or Reactive Green Belt
  • Experience using CAD systems (NX or Catia V5) with the ability to position and manipulate models, as well as cut sections, dimension and conceptualize designs VPM, CoDept and TeamCenter knowledge


  • Hybrid


  • Cost-sharing medical & dental benefits after 30 days
  • 401K plan after 90 days
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year

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