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Mechanical Engineer in Plymouth, MI at Horizon Global

Date Posted: 7/27/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Plymouth, MI
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  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
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Job Description


  •  Ability to design using SolidWorks and manage drawings and system requirements for changes in the system.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision, design and coordinate product launches to customer requirements.
  • Ability to review vehicles, take measurements and create CAD data from raw information.
  • Working with APQP procedures, design competitive, aesthetically pleasing and innovative towing products that meet or exceed customer requirements.
  • Requires entering BOM’s and processing Engineering Change Requests in the OEM business.
  • Fabricate and perform physical testing on engineering prototypes. Fabricating tasks may include welding, press operation, milling operations and hand tool use. Training for metal fabrication and welding to broaden prototyping capabilities will be made available.
  • Provide engineering drawings of components and assemblies using applicable industry and business standards.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make things happen in an APQP environment.
  • Determine and provide illustration(s) and text for instruction sheets.
  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to evaluate structures.
  • Some travel is expected.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



    • Minimum: 4 year Engineering Degree.
    • Interest in designing accessories in an OEM environment
    • Experience with 3D modeling systems and creating drawings is required.
    • Experience in prototype fabrication a plus. 
    • Must be able to show experience of timely completion of independent work. 
    • Valid driver’s license is required.
    • Show interest in the automotive industry and new vehicle introductions.