Design/Package Engineer- Body & Interior

  • Detroit Engineered Products
  • May 23, 2024

Job Description

Re:Car is looking for an energetic, organized, experienced Design/Package Engineer-Body & Interior to join our growing team. Re:Car is a new US Electric Vehicle company transforming the battery electric vehicle space. Our technology is designed to deliver the most reliable and most efficient low cost of ownership electric vehicle on the market.

The Design/Package Engineer- Body & Interior will help develop& guide development of Body and Interior Systems and components including their interfaces across all vehicle systems.The Design/Package Engineer- Body & Interior has a critical role in leading the team that is working to engineer all parts, assemblies and Attributes ensuring Feasibility of Interfaces, manufacturing and assemblability on our vehicles.TheDesign/Package Engineer- Body & Interior will be responsible for the total vehicle integration of all Body and Interior attribute requirements and feasibility at the vehicle level. This candidate will lead the team to identify and resolve integration and design issues as the vehicle is developed. He/she will lead cross-functional Integration team meetings, working with all product development teams including systems and components, packaging, manufacturing, and service to ensure the technical targets are set, solutions are optimized for all stages of the vehicle's life, and validation is executed.

In this position the candidate will manage the Vehicle Technical Specifications, Functional Vehicle Targets, and manage the subsequent cascade of technical requirements to the Body and Interior systems and components. This individual will manage the development of Strategic and specific Vehicle level Targets and the subsequent evaluation of the Functional Requirements against the Vehicle Features for their system(s) at each required gate in the development process where risks and priorities will be highlighted.

This candidate will have the responsibility to give guidance and constraints to Development Engineers and the organization as the product plan matures. Expected responsibilities and functions include Benchmarking, Vehicle Performance,Weight Management, Durability & Reliability, Human Machine Interface, Exterior/Closures, Interior/Occupant Space Development, and others to complete the full complement of vehicle attributes. Departments and responsibilities will mature with time.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent from an ABET accredited or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years of experience with Vehicle development capability.
  • Excellent communication Team building and relationship building skills.
  • Excellent Catia skills.
  • Direct development or package experience in Body and/or Interior systems.
  • Ability to lead teams and meetings through technical tradeoffs and optimized solutions with attention to detail.
  • Broad vehicle technical and vehicle development process knowledge including how to set technical targets, work with teams to determine feasibility (virtually and physically) and validate with statistical confidence.
  • Functional experience with NHTSA/FMVSS, CARB, EPA requirements.
  • Ability and Desire work in a fun and fast paced environment