Design Engineer - Bearings and Gears - Gastonia, North Carolina United States - 21562

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Job #: 21562
Title: Design Engineer - Bearings and Gears
Job Location: Gastonia, North Carolina - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Excellent opportunity to be the Product Expert within a Global Manufacturing Organization. Requires a solid technical knowledge of Gear and Bearing Technology, including detailed Product Design and Development. Strategically interacts with Engineering, Customers, and Leadership Team to drive and deploy innovative product solutions globally.  Offers excellent compensation, benefits, and relocation options.


--- Oversees design, development and customer program activities for Gear and Bearing Technology to meet customer and market needs

--- SME in bearing design, validation and interaction between gears, bearings and housing

--- Performs gear and bearing calculations and balances the different parameters (Life, NVH, Efficiency, System Reliability)

--- Develops and leads advanced gear and bearing concepts

--- Perform design-related development work, producing models and drawings.

--- Identify main parameters for product performance.

--- Provides technical direction and consultation to engineering teams for products

--- Assures compliance with Design for Manufacturing

--- Drives and formalizes product standardization and core modular building block concepts for global use

--- Works with relevant internal and external suppliers towards the deployment of new Standards

--- Executes Training & Transfer to Customer and Program Engineering Teams as well as functions in Operations

--- Develops and formalizes Global Engineering work procedures, tools and design guidelines

--- Defines Master DFMEA structure within Gear and Bearing Technology

--- Drives benchmarking of competitor products/ components

--- Works with purchasing to develop and assess the supply base and to determine future partners for client focusing on technical competency and price

--- Supports the product validation and characterization efforts

--- Represents client in industry activities to promote brand

--- Drives innovation activities together with Universities and Research institutes

--- Interacts with Global Engineering to drive and deploy new innovative solutions to customer programs globally

--- Patent review support.

--- Provide input and support for product specifications, concern history, product cost analysis as required with purchasing and process specialists.                                             


--- BS Mechanical Engineering or related technical degree with 7+ years experience in Mechanical Design/ Product Engineering of automotive components, preferably hypoid gears and bearings.

--- Solid understanding of gear development tools (KIMOS, Gleason T900/Cage, HyGear, Ansol or similar)

--- Knowledge of CAE tools (Romax, Masta) and bearing development tools (SABR, or other equivalent industry tools) 

--- Solid experience with gear processing machines (cutting, CMM, testing lapping and grinding)

--- Understanding of milling tooling, prints, machines, set ups and the operation

--- Solid understanding of torque product and manufacturing processes

--- Experience with gear life calculation/modelling; understanding of bearing selection development and validation; analyzing test and field failures

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree