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Dec 6 / Carmen Gamlin

Manufacturing Engineer – Prototype Launch in Allen Park (Several positions open – all Engineering majors)


Manufacturing Engineer – Prototype Launch

Allen Park MI


Engineering Job Description & Responsibilities

Deliver new model launches in the assigned plant on time, on cost and at the target quality levels. Ensure that the daily deployment of the on-site launch meeting cadence is followed, and that all launch processes and standards are followed, and management review documents are adhered to.

Support delivery of the Vehicle Launch to the prescribed Build Event Timing delivering builds on time, at cost and with quality. Interface with the product/manufacturing engineers and assembly plant personal in identifying issues and timely resolution.

Coordinate the On Site Modification process, work with the plant and suppliers to track part updates and monitor the plant draw down plan of vehicle inventory at ok to buy.

Support development of risk mitigation actions and prove out plans to support quality launch. Coordinate on going launch team activities including part sign off activities and shortage meeting. Movement of pre-production vehicles through the plant inspection/control plan processes with on time delivery to customers.

Prepare weekly Assessment report s including data entry and updating key metrics of the program health.

Deliver key metrics status and the final presentation for director/management reviews.


Engineering Experience & Skills Required:

1+ year experience in automotive industry (co-ops & internships will be considered)

1+ year experience in Manufacturing, product development or project engineering

Demonstrated Understanding of Launch Engineering, Prototype Planning and Build

Intermediate knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint


Engineering Experience & Skills Preferred:

New Model Launch Proficiency including a working level knowledge of the processes by which New Model Programs launches vehicle programs i.e. LQOS, GPDS, FPS, etc.

Demonstrated knowledge of WERS and AIM preferred.

Experience with 8-D and problem solving disciplines using statistical mindsets


Engineering Education Required:

Bachelor Degree in Engineering


For questions regarding this position, please email Michael Cosman at

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