Application Engineer - Variable Cam Timing


Troy, MI, US, 48083

Job Requisition ID:  4421

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Support or lead projects from the system level to ensure Schaeffler meets ASPICE requirements for complex mechatronic systems with focus on verification and validation aspects
  • Define specifications (SOR, product performance requirements) through customer interaction
  • Complete and sign off the DVP&R together with the customer and Development Engineer
  • Define concept and product base data to fit customer application, jointly with component level development team
  • Assure proper definition of components to assure fit and function in customer system, including assembly at customer plant, vehicle use and repair/service
  • Support discussions around warranty complaints
  • Initiate and conduct System - Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (SFMEA) with customer engineers
  • Initiate and conduct Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (DFMEA) with component development team
  • Initiate Return Parts Analysis (RPA) for performance / issues, initiate and conduct root cause analysis
  • Report project status to Schaeffler management/Project management as related to QTC and project budget
  • Track project / product / budget changes and monitor to ensure project remains on track / organize team meetings and project update meetings
  • Ensure all documents are uploaded and released by the sub project project team as necessary to meet the project gateway timing

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred, but other engineering degrees or equivalent technical experience will be considered
  • Ability to manage customer projects independently
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills
  • Good computer skills, including Microsoft Office Software
  • Good command of engineering principles - materials, design, dynamics, structures, manufacturing
  • Experience in complex mechatronic systems
  • Experience with verification and validation for product development
  • Knowledge of APQP requirements
  • Knowledge of ASPICE requirements
  • Knowledge of problem solving techniques
  • Experience with Product Data Management programs
  • Knowledge of Planisware or other project management software
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Willingness to learn through various training programs
  • Ability and willingness to travel (up to 20%), including International


Exciting assignments and outstanding development opportunities await you because we impact the future with innovation. We look forward to your application.


Your contact

Schaeffler Group USA Inc.  


Schaeffler is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive equal employment opportunities and consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.


Keywords: Research & Development;  


Job Type: Engineer 
Job Family: Research & Development 
Contract Type: Not Applicable 
Schedule: Full-Time 

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Application Engineering, R&D Engineer, Project Manager, Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering, Technology