Product Development Engineer - Chassis


Troy, MI, US, 48083

Job Requisition ID:  20878


Schaeffler is a dynamic global technology company and its success has been a result of its entrepreneurial spirit and long history of private ownership. As a partner to all of the major automobile manufacturers, as well as key players in the aerospace and industrial sectors, we offer you many development opportunities.  


Our Offering

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package Including:
  • 20 Days PTO
  • 401K Match Up To 6%
  • Fitness Center Reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Fertility and Adoption Reimbursement
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Free Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
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Your Key Responsibilities

  • Conducts mechanical design engineering activities required to develop competitive products.
  • Develop the structure of the mechanical system from the architecture and consider the measures from the risk analysis in the construction.
  • Break down structures into subsystems and components and create a detailed product specification.
  • Check whether existing subsystems and components can be reused.
  • Develop alternative structures and select the one that is most suitable.
  • Ensure double-sided traceability with the mechanical architecture and provide work results under a configuration management (material designation, versioning, storage location, etc.).

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical preferred, but other engineering degrees or equivalent technical experience will be considered.
  • Automotive knowledge or background preferred
  • Experience in Chassis technologies, either steering, brake or suspension
  • Experience with  CAD modelling

As a global company with employees around the world, it is important to us that we treat each other with respect and value all ideas and perspectives. By appreciating our differences, we inspire creativity and drive innovation. In this way, we contribute to sustainable value creation for our stakeholders and society as a whole. Together, we advance how the world moves.


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


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: strongertogether; Research & Development;  


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

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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