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Sep 16 / Susan Crowley

Employment Expo Sponsored by Centralized Career Services Office – September 29th


Thursday, September 29th
1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Student Center Ballroom, Wayne State University

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If you would like to network with employers for…
A full-time job, a career after graduation, a part-time position or an Internship/Co-op opportunity…
then we will see you there!
WSU Freshman through Alumni are Welcome.
Please visit our webpage for details and a list of the attending employers
This event is sponsored by the Centralized Career Services Office.
Aug 19 / Erin Rook

Kelly Career Services Flier


Aug 1 / Erin Rook

Powertrain Model Integration Manager (MIM)



Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. Leads and directs the work of others. Responsibilities include program planning, development and maintenance of master timing schedules, project risk assessments, change management, and project integration across the various functional departments. This position is responsible for program management of all Powertrain Engineering assembly plant end-items (focus on the interfaces with Vehicle Engineering). 8+ years of experience.   The Powertrain Model Integration Manager (MIM) will be responsible for managing progress of vehicle powertrain activities. This will include pilot builds and launch support for current and next generation products. The incumbent will coordinate project timing across the enterprise and develop both virtual and physical property plans. The MIM will escalate issues and roadblocks promptly and drive issue resolution. In addition, the MIM is responsible for collecting and monitoring inputs for Engineering Research and Development (ER&D) spending, tooling and facilities investment, and will develop and monitor engineering resources per approved spending plan. The MIM will be responsible for providing program status updates to senior and executive leadership.


Travel and Driving Notes:

May be required to drive a company car.  A valid driver’s license is required as well as a clean driving record.

May be required to travel domestically and internationally up to 20%


BS in Engineering.

Proficiency with MS Office Suite and MS Project software.

Excellent written, verbal and listening skills along with strong interpersonal skills.

7+ years experience in engineering including design/development/program management.

Experience in powertrain functions in any of the following areas: Engine/Trans/Driveline/Packaging/Adaptation/Controls/Calibration.

Demonstrated leadership experience.

Experience giving presentations.

Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Exp in plant support

Preferred Qualifications:

MS Engineering/Management and/or MBA Team building skills Ability to be self-motivated, work with minimal direction (ability to figure out next steps)

Send resumes to: 

Aug 1 / Erin Rook

PDM analyst – Undergraduate students only!



The PDM analyst is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the production bill of material in both the Chrysler EBOM system and Fiat/Chrysler CoDeP system. The system data is extremely critical to the industrial operations of Chrysler. However, the analysis that leads to the input is critical to determining what the input should be. To be effective, the analyst must learn the vehicles by understanding the systems and components that it takes to build them and how they are configured for sale. The analyst must be a skilled communicator as discussions with product engineers, purchasing, manufacturing, product planning, and other organizations’ representatives are critical to doing the job correctly. All of those organizations and many more are effected by the data in the BoM.The change management specialist must possess the same qualities as described above, since there is some overlap in job responsibilities. In fact, some people do both jobs. The change specialist must fully understand the product change management process and is responsible to make certain that changes that fall within their area of responsibility are executed properly. The change specialist will run the change management meetings for the chief engineer of a given vehicle and make certain that the process keeps moving so all proposed changes are dis-positioned in a timely and accurate manner.


Bachelor Degree in Engineering (ME or EE preferred) – completed within last 12 months.

Excellent communication, organization and teamwork skills.  Must be able to effectively communicate and present to all levels of management.

Overtime required (as needed).

Motivated! Strong interest in working within the automotive field.

Looking for candidates who are approachable, open, motivated, confident and who are capable of presenting in front of others. MUST have good interviewing skills!!

Local candidates please!

Master degree candidates are overqualified (please do not submit) – UNDERGRADUATE ONLY PLEASE

Travel Notes: May be required to travel domestically 0% to 20%

Send resumes to: “Theresa Murado

Aug 1 / Erin Rook

Spare Part Customer Service Representative – Quanta


Spare Part Customer Service Representative


Purpose of this position is to facilitate a simple and effective exchange between the customer and customer service representative for the purchase of after-market (spare or replacement) parts. The position requires responding to customer requests for technical information, price, delivery and the order of spare or replacement parts for the complete line and the subsequent processing and management of those orders. Work is typically conducted via telephone.


Perform daily order management functions including:

Determination of customer need

Definition of specific part(s) requirements/number

Check/confirmation of part(s) availability/delivery

Part(s) quoting/pricing

Order confirmation, order entry, data input

Order follow-up/delivery validation/invoicing

Return/warranty claim processing


Positive interaction w/customers to best meet practical and emotional needs.

Ability to follow call structure

High degree of customer sensitivity

Effective at receiving/giving critical information

Courteous and professional phone demeanor

Responsive to call-back requirements

Gather technical information to help customer define specific part/number requirements.

Use of technical parts manuals

Order status

Return authorization

Maintain strong knowledge & keep up-to-date on FRA product lines to provide telephone based troubleshooting support.

Familiarity with technical manuals

Product training

Hotline/SCOPUS training


Other Functions:

Special Projects as required

Support after hours, weekend, & holiday coverage if required.

Actively participate in the ongoing improvement process.

Provide back-up for other employees as circumstances require.



Minimum of Associate Degree in business or related field, or equivalent related work experience.

Minimum of one year customer service or technical work experience.

Can face peak or overload conditions with calls in queue and associated stress, frustration.

Willing to work occasional overtime when required to meet special deadlines in response to customer requirements, must be able to work 8:00am to 5:00pm hours and 11:00am to 8:00pm.

Minimal travel required.

Must be able to work all/any schedule required to support the call center which is subject to change at any time to support customer and business needs.

Send resumes to: Celia Harris

Jul 22 / Susan Crowley

Save the Date – Career Services Employment Expo, September 29, 2016

Career Services’ 2016 Employment Expo  

Date:  Thursday, September 29th
Time: 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Student Center Ballroom

Come and network for a job or learn where you want to work. This professional job fair is for Wayne State students/alumni to connect and network with employers about job opportunities and/or company information.

All majors welcome!

For a list of participating companies, please visit

Jul 18 / Erin Rook

Engineer with Body/Welding Experience Needed – Toyota via Acro


This is a contracted position through Acro.

●Plan and lead prototype body and paint production processes and new mode; vehicle development

●Manage all aspects of outsourcing prototype body panel stamping and sub-assembly at suppliers

●Manage body and paint process using Toyota Production System principals

●Manage quality of prototype, body weld, sealer and paint in house and at suppliers

Required Minimum Education and Experience

●Bachelor degree in Engineering discipline

●Experience in automotive engineering industry (new grad with good co-op/intern experience would be considered)

●Excellent Oral and written communication skills

●High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual or difficult

●Understanding of basic vehicle structure (body and assembly)

●High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

●Experience using 3-D CAD systems and spatial geometry

●Some travel may be required in North America and Japan


Required Minimum Education and Experience

●Experience Working either in production/prototype manufacturing or engineering design preferred

Send resumes to:

Jul 18 / Erin Rook

Sales Engineer – ITS Technologies (ME/EE)


The primary responsibility of this includes:

Calling on/servicing new/current accounts and growing existing business at new/existing accounts

We are looking for someone with an outgoing personality, who can combine technical skills and creativity with an energetic disposition.

The ideal candidate must be self-motivated and work with little supervision to meet and exceed sales goals.

This person must have excellent verbal, organizational and written skills.

Team management skills will be essential while working with several departments.

Passion for customer service will drive success in this position.

This is located in Farmington Hills.

We are looking for mechanical engineers, but electrical engineers will work as well.

Send resumes to:

Jul 18 / Susan Crowley

Roush is looking for motivated Veterans!

Jul 14 / Erin Rook

Entry-level Material Science Engineer

Entry-level Material Science Engineer
Job Description:
·         Responsible for the Metallurgical testing of various automotive components.
·          Parts could be coming from the test lab, warranty issues, supplier issues, plant issues or from Product Development.
·         Most of the time there will be standardized test they will be running but groups could also request special testing (SEM, Microstructure etc.).
·         They will be responsible for cutting samples with bansaws and other cutting tools, polishing the samples, mounting them and testing them (hardness, tensile, microstructure, SEM etc.)
·          They will then write the reports on their test findings and upload them into the database for record purposes before sending to the proper party.
·         Only Bachelors in Materials Engineering or Metallurgy
·         0-4 Years of hands on materials testing (hardness, microstructure, tensile etc.)[internship/research experience also helps]
·         Strong attention to detail
·         Wednesday-Saturday from 7am-5pm

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