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Date: Sep 30, 2021

Location: Auburn Hills, MI, US, 48326

Company: AM General LLC


  • Assists in the design, development, test, and release of major vehicle body components encompassing the incorporation of customer requirements and specifications.  Interfaces with product design, prototype parts fabrication, vehicle build-up, test, ongoing development engineering and follow-up of initial and post production in the plant.


  • Assists in establishing design parameters to achieve most cost-effective approach consistent with the end item of specifications, performance and reliability objectives.
  • Ensures that the product meets Federal, State, and local regulations as well as international homologation requirements for such items as safety and emission standards.
  • Establishes designs through calculations, analysis and various design verification techniques.
  • Approves releasing engineering designs at prototype, test, development and production phases of a program.
  • Determines test requirements.  Oversees or may assist in set-up/monitoring of a testing program.  Analyzes, evaluates and reports test results to determine acceptability or needed modifications in meeting specifications.
  • Maintains contact with vendors and subcontractors to keep abreast of new materials, products, sources, pricing and lead-time requirements.  Solicits vendor knowledge and participation in product standardization and cost reduction.
  • Provides information and direction to facilitate building of prototype vehicles.  Revises design package based on feedback from prototype activities.
  • Provides engineering analysis of field problems and, as required, makes recommendations for, and implements, corrective action.
  • Assists the manufacturing group during production startup and resolves engineering changes for effective production runs.
  • And other duties as assigned.


  • BSME/BSET or a related field plus 6-10 years experience on vehicle design, test, and overall development. Knowledge of budget/planning.


  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. 
  • The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and or move objects up to 25 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routine uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and copy, fax and scanning machines.


Our Commitment to You

AM General is committed to providing a work environment that fosters inclusion and acceptance and that is free of discrimination.  We believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees’ ideas and decisions help us all flourish.  AM General is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EOE) without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.  

We encourage all candidates to review our job responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any position that matches the candidate’s skillsets.   The company is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: (574) 237-6222 or


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