Designer - 1st shift

  • PUREM by Eberspaecher
  • 2035 Charles H Orndorf Drive, Brighton, MI, USA
  • Oct 14, 2021
Full time Automotive Design Engineering Manufacturing

Job Description

  • Oversee:      CAD documents
  • Reports:       Tooling Engineer Supervisor
  • Must Have:  Tier 1 experience, 5 – 7 years’ experience – bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must Have:  Program or Launch experience.  Must have 3D, CAD, CATIA  experience.  Ability to use CAD analysis tools / CAD templates

Objective of the Position: This position meets customer demands by producing professional CAD documents.


Essential Accountabilities: The position incumbent ensures, that

  • Create and check 3D parametric models, 3D assemblies, and 2D drawings based on customer and engineering specifications Evaluate design ideas based on factors such as appearance, design-function relationships, serviceability, application, budget, price, production costs, methods of production, packaging, and client specifications
  • Use of PDM (product data management)
  • Ability to use CAD analysis tools / CAD templates
  • Continuous improvement of one’s own knowledge to current standards (ex. Manufacturing Standards, tolerance stack-up analysis, etc.)
  • Internal program support and external supplier support
  • Meet with Engineers and Customers


Secondary Accountabilities: The position incumbent ensures, that

    • Conduct all business related activities for, and on the behalf of, Eberspaecher within the limits of applicable local, state, and federal legal requirements.
    • Provide support to, and compliance with, all local and corporate Eberspaecher Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) policies, procedures and other HSE related requirements.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and follows all ENA polices related to TS16949 and ISO 14001; looks for way to improve and promote quality.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Requirement Profile:


Professional Background / Basic Qualification / Work Experience:

    • Associate’s degree in drafting, engineering/automotive technology or certified training using relevant CAD 3D modelling software.
    • Minimum two years’ experience using CATIA or NX for 2D drawings and 3D modeling.
    • Familiarity with product data management (Cim-data base Preferred).
    • Good understanding of GD&T skills.
    • Ability to travel domestically by car or plane.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office.


Technical Expertise:

    • Ability to apply mathematical concepts and operations, including calculations, percentages, statistical analysis, etc.
    • Knowledge of engineering fundamentals in exhaust systems.
    • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos, and write simple correspondence.
    • Knowledge of continuous improvement of products for manufacturability.
  • Strives to continuously improve expertise, knowledge and skills.


Methodical Competence:

    • Ability to handle multiple tasks smoothly in situations containing a moderate to high level of stress.
    • Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Adaptability – Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

    • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
    • The ability to follow-up on projects and ensure all items are completed on time with all necessary data required and supporting documentation.
    • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization's goals and values.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.


Interpersonal Competence:

    • Ability to be self-motivated and to work with minimum supervision.
    • Ability to effectively present information to customers, supplier, coworkers and management.
    • Ability to maintain utmost confidentiality.
    • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints.
  • Ability to work as a Team Member towards overall company objectives. Teamwork – Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

    • Communicate and present proper information to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Customer Service – Ability to manage difficult customers Responds promptly to their needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Initiative- Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation- Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets other’s attention.
  • Interpersonal skills-Focuses on solving conflict.
  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions based on gathered facts; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process, Makes timely decisions.
  • Leadership- Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well.
  • Motivation- Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
  • Professionalism - Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with dignity, respect and consideration.


Supervisory Competence:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities


Working Conditions:

  • This position involves working in an office environment. Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work. Occasionally exposed to mechanical hazards, fumes, and irritants when visiting the plants or Prototype shop.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.


Physical Requirements:

Sits: Frequently 2.5 - 5.5 hours daily

Stands: Occasionally .25 - 2.5 hours daily

Walks: Occasionally .25 - 2.5 hours daily

Drive: Occasionally .25 - 2.5 hours daily

Lift/Carry 0-10 lbs.: Occasionally .25 - 2.5 hours daily

Lift/Carry 10-20 lbs.: Occasionally .25 - 2.5 hours daily

Lift/Carry 20-50 lbs.: Never

Lift/Carry 50- over 100 lbs.: Never

Reach Above: Occasionally .25 - 2.5 hours daily

Bend/Stoop: Occasionally .25 - 2.5 hours daily

Use Hands for Pushing/Pulling: Occasionally .25 - 2.5 hours daily

Use Hands for Manipulations: Continuously 5.5 - 8 hours daily

Stress Level of Job: High