Remote Product Engineer - Hub & Rotor 

LOCATION: Avon / Ohio (US-OH), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 1069 | JOB GRADE: 17 

 

Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today! www.bendix.com/careers

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

**Open to Remote Candidates**

Experienced engineer. Performs varied/multiple technical assignments. Recognized as subject matter expert in assigned

product line. Based on business need. Plans, conducts and coordinates a broad range of complex engineering technical

assignments requiring an in-depth knowledge of advanced techniques and principles and their application. Normally regarded by Engineering as a technical expert in an engineering technology or product line. Would be a resource to other engineers. Will direct and coordinate the technical activities of other engineers or engineering support personnel

on specific assignments. Has appreciable latitude for independent action and decision. Position is non-supervisory.

Work in a team environment taking technical direction from engineers or other engineering team leadership. Duties are performed from general instructions only, with a minimum of supervision.

 

Position Summary

This position will perform a full range of technical work including writing test request, draft DVP&R documents, develop components, complete DFMEA studies, supplier development activities, following a stage-gate development process. This position also leads empirical investigations resolving component level root-cause analysis.

 Essential Functions:

  • Plans, conducts and coordinates a broad range of complex engineering technical assignments requiring an in-depth knowledge of foundation brake hardware and validation techniques including laboratory and vehicle testing and metal fatigue bench test.
  • DVP&R & DFMEA creation and execution.
  • May be required to direct and coordinate test activities on specific assignments.
  • Has appreciable latitude for independent action and decision.
  • Position is non-supervisory.
  • Regarded as a foundation brake hardware technical expert in the area of design and validation.

 Skills:

  • Effective at communicating complex design principles with a variety of audience including customers and suppliers
  • Self-starter/self-motivating with a bias for action and results driven. Detail oriented and driven to complete assigned tasks on time
  • Capable of multi-tasking and adapting to changing priorities
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Solid analytical skills
  • Good organizational and project management skills

 Experience:

  • 10 years minimum experience with foundation brake hardware design within the automotive industry or commercial vehicle industry is required.
  • Hub Rotor experience required
  • VA/VE experience required
  • Axle experience a plus
  • 8D process experience and demonstrated implementation of PCA solutions will be highly regarded.
  • Education:
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering is required
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering is preferred

 Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills in a team environment
  • DFMEA and DVP&R processes
  • Confident with technical presentations to internal and external customers & suppliers.
  • Knowledge of air brake systems a plus
  • Strong Microsoft Project skills and considerable experience with managing timing of the product development cycle

 

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What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- Telework policy
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Cafeteria with Healthy menu options
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron