Mechanical Design Engineer (Interior)

Mechanical Engineering San Francisco, California


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.



  • Initiate and develop design concepts to meet cost objectives, schedule, quality, and feature requirements
  • Design and create drawings and 3D CAD parts via solid and surface modeling
  • Create 3D Models using 2D Drawings
  • Evaluate existing and new designs for compliance with internal and external standards
  • Responsible for Design for Manufacturability, Design for Assembly and Design for Maintainability
  • Interface with vendors and suppliers to anchor designs
  • Cross-functional coordination with counterparts in other departments and/or suppliers to facilitate and meet project time plans


  • Minimum BS degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Engineering & Design 
  • Experience in transportation-related industry preferred
  • CATIA V5 or V6
  • Plastic and sheet metal components design experience
  • Manufacturing process knowledge (Seating System, Automotive Interior, Injection Molding Plastic, casting, etc.)
  • Injection Molded Plastic Part, Vacuum Forming, Sheet Metal, GSD (Generative Shape Design), Surface Modelling, DFM (Design for Manufacturing), CATIA V5, CATIA V6, 3DExperience

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