Japanese/English Bilingual Design Engineer - AM8130

Industry: Automotive
Work location: Columbus Area, Ohio U.S.A.
Job description: 
Design Engineer will be responsible for improving our group capabilities for new model development, which requires the ability to manage projects for quality, cost, design, and delivery; development of future E&EDS (Electronics & Electrical Distribution System) products and to improve current product designs to maintain our position as the primary development partner for OEM customers, as well as to improve our overall organizational business conditions
• Create and review overall project plans to achieve customers’ needs and company strategies for new model development
• Manage products from quality, cost, design, and delivery areas to achieve targets through development activities
• Communicate and coordinate as liaison between customers and internal design sections for development activities; overtime may be required to participate in meetings during Japan work hours to discuss customer requests or support
• Create high-quality drawings for E&EDS circuit diagrams, components, and assemblies using CATIA V5
• Analyze specification requirements to determine feasibility of E&EDS products, applying engineering principles during product development
• Coordinate and support customers and internal design review activities
• Work with other design engineers to review and establish alternatives and countermeasures against adverse design review results
• Support new business competition through application engineering of new technology, new products, and other value added proposals; presentation skills required
• Interface with customers regarding all technical aspects of E&EDS future trends, countermeasures for field concerns, and VA/VB investigations
• Support product maturation activities; domestic and international travel may be needed to coordinate with suppliers
Employment status: Direct Hire
Language requirements: Japanese
Qualification requirements: 
1) B.S. degree in engineering; BSEE, BSME preferred
2) Japanese-English bilingual: speaking and writing skills
3) 0-3 years’ experience with automotive E&EDS-related product development and design preferred
4) CATIA or other CAD system experience preferred
5) Team-oriented person with good communication skills and strong self-motivation for self-direction with challenging tasks
6) Multi-tasking capability required while meeting strict deadlines in fast-paced environment
Salary: Negotiable
Date posted: 2019 Feb 26