Mechanical Engineer (CATIA)-Chassis

Engineering San Francisco, California


Description

XDIN subsidiary of ALTEN Group, includes 500 employees dedicated to the automotive engineering development. ALTEN is a Leader in Engineering & Information Technology system, and operates in over 21 countries (Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and Middle East) with more than 28,000 employees of which 88% are engineers.

 

At XDIN, we are always looking for world-class talent to lead our global teams through commitment and dedication to our OEM and Tier I clients. We believe in quality support from concept through production, and delivering the best customer experience while at the same time attaining a great place to work!

 

XDIN Offers

  •  Competitive wages, BOE.
  • Major health, dental insurance benefits and vision savings plan. 401k, and basic life.
  • Supplemental benefits such as short-term disability, accident, cancer and life insurance.
  • Paid company holidays and earned time off.


We place a high value on thought leadership. We want every employee to develop all the skills required to become an engineering and technology thought leader; contributing to the knowledge assets of our team and our clients. From day one, every consultant is trained and mentored to elevate their careers.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver front and/or rear suspension architectures from a blank page through to production
  • Design with excellence at system and component level, with great attention to every detail
  • Create and optimize mechanical designs for performance, size, weight, durability, and cost
  • Work closely with both internal teams and external suppliers, using creativity and teamwork to integrate multiple systems in the most efficient way possible
  • Work closely with stakeholders and attribute owners across the company (Vehicle Safety, Vehicle Dynamics, NVH, Durability, Manufacturing, etc.)
  • Coordinate virtual engineering and physical validation testing activities for your designs
  • Determine required tolerances using GD&T
  • Manage multiple complex projects in a demanding environment
  • Travel domestically and internationally as required

Requirements:

  • BS/BEng or MS/MEng, or equivalent experience, in Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 3 years of experience
  •  A proven track record of technical excellence in automotive chassis engineering
  • A strong desire to create state-of-the-art engineering products as an integral part of a very capable team
  • A flair for creative design engineering and problem-solving
  • 5+ years of automotive industry experience
  • Strong 3D CAD skills, proficient with CATIA V5/V6 or similar software
  • Hands-on practical experience in prototype assembly
  • Experience in technology, system and supplier selection
  • Project leadership and mentoring skills
  • Design release engineering experience, including engineering change management and project management experience
  • A sound understanding of various analysis tools e.g. ANSYS, OptiStruct, MatLab, ADAMS, SHARK
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as extrusion, casting, stamping etc.
  • 10+ years of automotive (or relevant) engineering experience
  • Proof of excellence in your past position, while demonstrating profound creativity in resolving mechanical design problems

 The Location: This opportunity is based in San Francisco, CA