Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. YFAI is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has 114 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 20 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture interior components for all automakers. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor), and Adient, the global leader in automotive seating. For more information, please visit www.YFAI.com.
As a Product Engineer you will apply
lean engineering principles to the entire product design cycle to develop
robust automotive interior trim products. Products may include:
Instrument Panels, Floor Consoles, Door Panels, Overhead Consoles, or
and design product for Automotive OEM requirements including:
Determine and document
methodology to identify product functions and failure modes
that verify compliance to functional targets
Oversee the drawing
schedule to ensure drawing and models are released on time
Apply knowledge of
plastic part design and injection-molding to design
concepts. Lead design team in developing 3D CAD models and 2D
Work with suppliers to
acquire part data, samples and quotes as necessary and own supplier
relationship for engineering deliverables, including drawings, CAD models
and appropriate analysis.
Apply Lean engineering
tools to maximize efficiency and reduce waste.
clear, and concise technical support to both internal and external
within a matrixed and team focused organization to proactively identify
and address issues.
tradeoffs between product performance, cost, and timing.
Work with the design
team to deliver product designs, drawings, and related engineering
deliverables on time and within budget
Apply existing design
knowledge and capture new knowledge using A3’s and design sheets.
Identify and implement
continuous product improvements
Engineering (Design for Six Sigma) principles in product design
Identify and address
issue root cause using problem solving skills such as KT and 5-Why
plant interface to understand current production issues and how
Engineering may lead or support closure.
Develop timelines to
track and achieve Engineering deliverables.
BSME and 5+ years
experience in automotive interiors.
Instrument Panel and
Cockpit and/or Floor Console design and development expertise.
Knowledge of plastic
part design for injection molding.
Knowledge of Injection
Mold Tooling (gates, parting lines, action, etc.) as it relates to part
Plastic resin and
materials selection knowledge as related to Instrument Panels/Floor
and tolerancing experience. Ability to develop component and
sub-assembly GD&T tolerancing and tolerance stack-up studies in
support of manufacturing & craftsmanship goals.
Ability to communicate
in a professional and respectful manner in a team
environment. Identify and address issues in a direct, “data
Ability to manage
multiple tasks simultaneously.
Self motivated and
Available as needed
for domestic and international travel.