Loan Boarding Specialist

Knorr-Bremse North America

Loan Boarding Specialist

Topeka, KS
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    This Product Engineer position is responsible for supporting engineering maintenance and mechanical design of Bendix electronic products for commercial vehicles; including but not limited to camera/radar, steering angle sensors, yaw rate sensors, mounting brackets, etc. Technical responsibilities include analysis and implementation of design changes for cost reductions and product improvements; concept prototyping; validation of products to support supplier transitions; release of new variants to support customer projects; technical product evaluations; creation and maintenance of product requirements, DFMEAs, specifications, test plans, and drawings.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Support production release of electronic products, working with designers and technicians to conduct engineering-based tasks on product requirements.
    • Create test plans based on product requirements, oversee testing, interpret results and document testing in DVP&R.
    • Author design specifications, product specifications, component drawings and test specifications.

    • Author and update DFMEAs (including linkage activity of S/C’s and C/C’s – critical characteristics) and other safety-related analyses.

    • Interface with advanced manufacturing engineers, quality engineering, and plant engineering to implement needed modifications to plant assembly lines and test procedures.

    • Interface with plant quality to support the IPA and PPAP processes.

    • Support regularly scheduled telecons with OEM customers.

    • Implement design improvements to existing products, including VAVE, improvements to manufacturability and robustness, and development of new customer applications.

    • Analysis of End-Of-Line rejects and warranty returns; synthesis and implementation of solutions.

    • Learn electronics product design techniques from current experts, capture knowledge and create documentation to maintain Bendix electronics design knowledge base.

    • Perform basic project management tasks - maintain project status and milestones; report out to management; anticipate workload, potential delays, potential problems.

    • The individual will display and further develop an area of technical expertise, to be used as a “go-to” person within the engineering department for that technology or technique.

    • This position includes some travel to work with engineering teams at Bendix customers.

    • This position includes some travel to Bendix production facilities in Mexico & USA.

    Required Skills

    SKILLS:

    • Familiar with common engineering administrative tools (ERP – SAP, Team Center, CAD)
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills; English and Spanish
    • Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency, creativity, and confidence to achieve quality results quickly.
    • Ability to plan and organize technical aspect of assigned projects.
    • Able to work in a cross-functional team in a dynamic working environment; including with international team members.
    • Ability to influence others in positive ways and work under conditions of changing priorities and work assignments.
    • Strong problem-solving skills.
    • Solid analytical skills.

    KNOWLEDGE:

    • Knowledge of vehicle braking/electronic systems preferred.

    • Knowledge of IATF16949 preferred.

    • Knowledge of PDM (Product Data Management & TeamCenter) and engineering document control / release processes.

    • Demonstrable history of project involvement from concept to production.

    Required Experience

    EXPERIENCE:

    • 3 years of experience in a structured engineering environment required, IATF16949 experience preferred.

    • Direct experience in production facilities is preferred

    • Exposure to automated testing and results analysis preferred

    • Product development and launch experience preferred, including: development of specifications, DFMEAs, and DVP&Rs, basic exposure to and interface with PPAP process; Interfacing with manufacturing engineers

    • Engineering change processes understanding is required; CAD and PLM tools and design documentation including 3D modeling and creation/ checking of drawings

    • Validation testing including mechanical, electrical, and climatic environments

    • Current product support, including: statistical analysis of production data, design of experiments, component failure analysis, and maintenance of specifications, drawings, and BOMs.

    • Design experience with electronics & mechanical components preferred.

    • GD&T and stack-up analysis experience. GD&T certification preferred.

    • Experience with working under Agile SCRUM environment is a plus.

    EDUCATION:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, or a similar field is required. A Master’s Degree in these fields of Engineering is preferred.
  • Qualifications

    SKILLS:

    • Familiar with common engineering administrative tools (ERP – SAP, Team Center, CAD)
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills; English and Spanish
    • Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency, creativity, and confidence to achieve quality results quickly.
    • Ability to plan and organize technical aspect of assigned projects.
    • Able to work in a cross-functional team in a dynamic working environment; including with international team members.
    • Ability to influence others in positive ways and work under conditions of changing priorities and work assignments.
    • Strong problem-solving skills.
    • Solid analytical skills.

    KNOWLEDGE:

    • Knowledge of vehicle braking/electronic systems preferred.

    • Knowledge of IATF16949 preferred.

    • Knowledge of PDM (Product Data Management & TeamCenter) and engineering document control / release processes.

    • Demonstrable history of project involvement from concept to production.