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Optical Product Engineer - Exterior Lighting - Plymouth, MI

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Location:Plymouth, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
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Working as a Project Engineer, Supporting major OEM's automotive lighting projects, the position has wide scope across NA Branch and company headquarters (HQ) in Korea.

Key Tasks:

  • Working with customer on all phases of product development and conducting reviews to identify issues
  • Reduce cost and maintain high quality by continuous improvement in product design and development

Key Responsibilities:

  • Customer Interfacing/Liaison Work:
    • All aspects of product design and development, from customer concept through final requirements, review with customer and communication/coordination with MOBIS HQ
    • Conduct feasibility reviews and communicate with Customer and MOBIS HQ for all development engineering issues
    • Control and support engineering data/documents delivery between customer and MOBIS HQ
    • Support customer development stage events based on product development timing such as: Lit Mockup and Plywood Mockup sample build, DV/PV Test, EMC Test between Customer and MOBIS HQ
    • Play and interactive role as a Liaison Engineer between customer and Mobis HQ
    • Work on-sire but also frequently offsite at customer facilities
    • Perform benchmarking and technology trend survey on Automotive Lighting system for North American market
  • Local Engineering work:
    • Review, and support all product designs according to established company processes from quotation through product launch.
    • Lead root cause analysis and drive proper corrective actions for technical issues
    • Maintain industry standards while balancing the need for cost effectiveness and high quality
    • In-depth knowledge of optical design, regulatory, and system
    • Drive continuous improvement of product design for reduced cost, increased performance, and high quality
    • Solid understanding of manufacturing processes involved with lighting Electric/Electronic parts
    • Keen system level focus upon defining and verifying product engineering requirements and related vehicle interface requirements
    • Prioritize and guide group activities to design new products, modify existing products, and optimize designs for assembly
    • Analyze/Simulate Performance of optical system with Optical software
    • Validate/correlate product with photometric testing equipment

Educational Requirement:

  • Engineering Degree in Optics/Physics/Electrical/Mechanics Engineering/Mathematics

Experience Level:

  • 10+ Years optic design experience in Exterior Automotive Lighting Products

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of DFSS, FMEA, Design for Manufacturability preferred
  • Experience with LED properties, selection and use
  • Experience with CAD systems, Catia V5/SPEOS preferred
  • Experience utilizing/designing for regulatory testing processes
  • Excellent communcation skill in terms of collaborating with R&D, marketing, manufacturing, domestic and third party suppliers and customers
  • Excellent ability to identify and drive resolution to engineering problems

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