Product Development Engineer - Steering


Troy, MI, US, 48083

Job Requisition ID:  11774


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.  


Your Benefits

  • Salary Range $75,000 - $120,000
  • 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.
  • Develops the structure of the mechanical system from the architecture and considers the measures from the risk analysis in the construction.
  • Breaks down structures into subsystems and components and creates a detailed product specification.
  • Checks whether existing subsystems and components can be reused.
  • Perform/lead simulation efforts of the systems or components (such as Tolerance analysis, strength simulation, etc).
  • Work closely with the CAD and FEA responsible persons within the group as well as engineers in other departments. This includes Development, Testing, Sales, Program Management and Production. The engineer will also at times interact with customers and engineers from other Schaeffler facilities. 

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical preferred, but other engineering degrees or equivalent technical experience will be considered.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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: 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: R&D Engineer, Product Development, CAD, Drafting, Aerospace Engineering, Engineering, Research