Product Engineer

04_Professionals (technical)
BU3 Thermal Management


  • Support and/or lead team from an engineering perspective through effective prioritization, planning and execution of all activities associated with the development, industrialization, and continuous improvement

  • Development and implementation of cost-effective solutions to technical, performance, quality and durability problems discovered during development of new products

  • Lead in the efforts to create documents such as test plans, DFMEA and PFMEA team participation with powertrain cooling components and modules

  • Support and participation at DAM (Design Acceptance meeting) and PAM (Process Acceptance Meeting)

  • Lead change management activities, Trial Production Run (TPR) and cost analysis

  • Main point of contact for internal and external customers

  • Effectively communicate with team members across MAHLE facilities worldwide and with external customers, including the generation and presentation of engineering data and project status to internal and customer management

  • Support the Team and NAFTA plants for quality topics (e.g. root cause analysis and problem solving)

  • Lead and coordinate the Validation, support Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) and quality activities for the Powertrain components from Design completion through Production launch.

  • Assist the launches of Powertrain Cooling components into the production process in the MAHLE Behr NAFTA plants



  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering discipline is required
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in Engineering is required; 5 or more years of experience is desired (automotive industry, development of automotive Heat Exchangers or equivalent preferred)
  • Knowledge of Heat Exchanger design and validation or equivalent components is required
  • Understanding of thermodynamics theory as it applies to automotive engine cooling applications or other applications
  • Demonstrated Product Development and Production Launch experience is required
  • Must have strong communication skills and desire of global project coordination is required
  • Experience at the MAHLE products and NAFTA plants are preferred
  • Domestic and Internation travel is required (10-25%) is required


*This position is not elgible for Immigration Assistance/Sponsorship 




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Facts about the job

Benefits:  Benefits-US/CH_CN_DI_IB_LI_MA_MP_MW_OB_PH
Entry level:  Experienced hires
Part- / Full-time:  Full Time
Functional area:  R&D

Troy, MI, US

Company:  MAHLE Behr USA Inc.

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