Product Engineer - Hamilton Ohio U.S.A. at thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America Inc in Hamilton, Ohio

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Your tasks:

Maintains a safe working environment by complying with all safety and environmental policies in the workplace. Advocates for and promotes a safe work environment by reporting Near Misses and/or other safety and environmental hazards, wearing all required PPE and encouraging others to do the same.

Designs shock absorber and strut applications by working collaboratively with customers, Process Engineering & production personnel to meet customer specifications & expectations.

Researches & analyses data such as customer design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.

Manages the coordination of fabrication and installation activities to ensure products and systems conform to Engineering design and customer specifications.

Evaluates field installations and recommends design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions.

Develops shock absorber and strut component assemblies with customers, suppliers, and internal customers.

Leads design of shock absorber and system team consisting of Bilstein colleagues from Manufacturing, Quality, Logistics and other departments to bring product into production per customer time tables.

Presents design concerns, issues and final solutions to cross-functions teams during the Design Review, Drawing Review and Customer Focus Team (CFT) meetings

Plans and coordinates all test activities according to the Customer and Bilstein specifications

Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Complies with Export Controls/ITAR regulationsYour Profile:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Proven experience in design for automotive manufacturing components (preferred)

  • Strong background in automotive & suspensions (preferred)

  • Understanding of material properties & characteristics of critically used materials such as steel, aluminium, sintered metals, rubber and plastic components, and various coatings

  • Ability to comprehend drawings and GD&T along with some awareness of CAD software

  • Demonstrated ability to analyse FEA/CFD results

  • Experience with coordination and presentation of technical data and information to key component suppliers & customers

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one & small group situations to Customers, clients, & others

  • Proven ability to read and interpret customer specifications and industry standards

  • Self-starter and able to work without day-to-day direction

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Strong project management skills with proven ability to plan, monitor, and control a project from start to finish ensuring everyone meets their deadlines

  • Highly organized with ability to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Exhibits integrity through fair and ethical behaviors in all activities; maintains accountability for performance

  • Strong attention to detail with well-developed organizational and communication skills

  • Proven experience developing work processes to improve outcomes for the team/customers

thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America, Inc. is a world class manufacturer of suspension solutions headquartered in Hamilton, Ohio USA. thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America supplies products to a wide range of Original Equipment Automotive Manufacturers as well as Aftermarket and Motorsports.

Position Summary:

The Product Engineer is responsible for the initial technical design of shock absorbers and strut application, while providing continuous technical support according to the Customer's expectations and organizational standards. This position coordinates and interfaces with the Customer throughout the entire design process.Business Area Automotive Technology

Our Automotive Technology business is passionate about the automotive industry and produces as well as markets high-tech automotive components worldwide. With over 25.000 employees, we are responsible for the success of this business. Our product spectrum includes integrated camshafts and cylinder head modules, manufactured steering and damper systems as well as springs and stabilizers. We are also a system partner for all important components of the process chains car body and powertrain in automotive industry.thyssenkrupp Bilstein stands for innovation and High-Tech in suspension technology worldwide. With competence in the entire suspension system, the company supplies products across the complete damping and suspension spectrum through manufacturing facilities in Europe, America and China.

Moreover, thyssenkrupp Bilstein has been a preferred partner in motorsport and automobile tuning for many years. thyssenkrupp Bilstein is an operational business unit in the area of Automotive Technology.