Automotive Engineering Jobs

Automotive Engineering Job Overview

Automotive engineers are typically concerned with the practical application and overall interaction of mechanical, electronic, safety and other features to the design and finished product of a vehicle. Since professionals in the field often fulfill a few different types of roles, there are many promising opportunities for anyone interested in pursuing this career.

Due to the nature of the position, engineers may have the opportunity to install both creative and functional features into a variety of vehicles. Depending on their role, an engineer may be asked to oversee many different stages of development, and some are even involved in the design process. Many automotive engineers are concerned with safety, fuel economy, vehicle dynamics and overall performance of a car.

Automotive Engineering Education

The educational requirements for automotive engineering positions vary. Many employers require that applicants have at least a bachelor's degree within a related field such as mechanical engineering. If a specific job requires involvement in policy decisions, a substantial amount of experience in this area may be required. Possessing an advanced degree or certification is often helpful to obtain managerial positions.

Automotive Engineering Job Market

As of 2012, there were 258,100 mechanical engineers employed within the United States. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the employment of mechanical engineers, including those in the automotive field, will grow 5 percent through 2022. Those who stay updated on recent technological advances have a higher chance of finding and maintaining careers in this field. Many positions tend to require automotive engineers to take on multiple roles.

Automotive Engineering Salaries

Since the job roles of these engineers may vary, so too will their salaries over time. For mechanical engineering careers, such as automotive engineering, the median salary was $80,580 in May of 2012. The median hourly rate was reported at $38.74.

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REQUIREMENTS: Seeking a Hands on Engineering Manager, Supervisor or Lead Engineer in Automotive Electronics with the Following Skills: * Software Development: * Transferred Algorithm Codes into Micro-Controller Codes * Hardware Development: * Experience in Discrete and ASIC's Design and Development * Technical Leadership and Systems Analysis DUTIES: Will be the Technical Leader for New Pro...
Requirements Bose Corporation’s Automotive Systems Division (ASD), is seeking a talented individual to manage our Software Design Quality Engineering group. In this role, you will be responsible for software validation activity within ASD. You will also be working closely with the software development team in streamlining our Software development processes to meet the needs of our customers. This...
Do you have in-depth knowledge and experience in developing semiconductor solutions for the Automotive Industry? Do you understand the latest technologies being developed for the Autonomous Cars of the future? Have you developed hardware and software to meet the leading edge quality expectations of the modern global Automotive industry? If so consider this role as the leader of Freescale’s Global ...
Our client a multi billion dollar global tier 1 automotive supplier located in the Saginaw Michigan area is currently in search for a Functional Testing Manager. The ideal candidate will have experience managing and coordinating the functional testing activities. Functional testing manager should have technical and hands on experience with a history of functional testing and can successfully manag...
A world leading manufacturer located West of Chicago is looking for a proven Manufacturing Manager. This position is responsible for managing the overall manufacturing operations by providing direction for the proper allocation and most effective use of human and capital resources. This is an opportunity to work for a rapidly growing, world leading, employee owned company. Local candidates preferr...
ENGINEERING COORDINATOR - AUTOMOTIVE - SOUTHEAST INDIANA. Looking for an entry-level Engineer or a skilled professional with CNC experience and some education or formal training to design, implement, and test code for machine controls. Great way to get your foot in the door in exciting world of automotive. Madison IN is within 2 hours of Louisville, Cincinnati, and Indianapolis. Responsibilities ...
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Johnson Controls, Inc....
An established automotive supplier is seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Manager to add to their staff. This company is one of the fastest growing automotive suppliers in North America and shows no signs of slowing down. This person will oversee the assembly engineering function at the plant and will also have responsiblity in regards to new product launches. Responsibilities for the Engineering...
Join the Team of a Rapidly Expanding Company in the Automotive Industry–Foreign Staffing is representing a leading Tier 1 Supplier that has an immediate opening for an Engineering Manager in Ohio. Job Title: Engineering Manager – Manufacturing – Automotive Industry Job ID: FSI 426 Location: Upper Sandusky, OH Posted Date: March 15, 2015 Company Overview: A subsidiary of a global automotive p...
2809TMT Engineering Manager- Automotive Tier One CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO! I have been retained by a leading tier 1 (one) automotive client to recruit the site engineering manager – someone who has experience in all aspects metal fabrication from the tooling - dies to welding and assembly --directing engineers, tool room, maintenance, etc to increase the effectiveness of this department. Please...
MAKE AN IMPACT! JOIN OUR GROWING SALES TEAM! WE HAVE AN IMMEDIATE OPENING IN THE NEW ORLEANS/BATON ROUGE AREA! About our Company: Kent Automotive, a Lawson Products brand, is recognized by Selling Power as one of the 50 Best Companies to Sell For by Power Selling. We supply high-performance products (body hardware, adhesives, plastic repair, chemicals, seam sealers and shop supplies), profitabi...
Neupath LLC Warren, MI
Senior Engineering Specialist – Automotive Wiring and Power Distribution Design and develop Power and Signal Distribution Systems (PSDS) for automotive. PSDS includes wiring harnesses, cable , connectors, electronic components and electrical centers Work closely with Automotive Manufacturers to design and package the PSDS system into the vehicle design. Create innovative, high quality and cost ...
Southern Recruiting Solutions, Inc. Greenville, SC
Requirements- Bachelors in Engineering required (Mechanical Engineering preferred)- Minimum of 5 related work experience required; 8 years preferred- Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD and T) required- Experience in 4x4 Driveline components is preferred- Manufacturing and assembly process knowledge is preferred- Experience with Root Cause Analysis preferred- A stable work hist...
Gross and Washington, DC
Company DescriptionGross and Co. is an executive search and management consulting firm based in Rochester, Michigan.Job DescriptionCompany Summary: Our Client, a designer and manufacturer of Military, Luxury and Special Purpose Vehicles is currently seeking a Chief Engineer. This position leads and manages the design and development of vehicle part content in both technical and business aspects. T...
YesDo you have in-depth knowledge and experience in developing semiconductor solutions for the Automotive Industry? Do you understand the latest technologies being developed for the Autonomous Cars of the future? Have you developed hardware and software to meet the leading edge quality expectations of the modern global Automotive industry? If so consider this role as the leader of Freescale’s Glob...
PG Automotive (UK) Ltd Northampton, MA
Export Business Development Executive - Turbo TechnicsLocation Commutable to Northamptonshire Salary Competitive Salary Package Company Established in 1981, Turbo Technics is among the world leaders in turbochargers and turbocharging. They live and breathe turbochargers; from servicing to supplying direct replacements; from developing high-performance 'hybrid' units to bespoke turbos for road or m...
Atlanta Executive Search Philadelphia, PA
Summary As a member of the Automotive Division Engineering Leadership Team, the Director is responsible to create and lead a team to develop, support, and manage a portfolio of advanced battery technologies, including: advanced lead-acid, lithium-ion, battery Management system (BMS) software and hardware, and others. The Director is a member of the Engineering Leadership Team and reports to the V...
Automotive Engineering Program Manager - Peoria, IL Peoria, IL
Apply Now ? Apply to this Job Attach your resume By providing us with your information, you agree to become a Bullhorn Reach User, and to our use and disclosure of your information as described by our Privacy Policy. Job Description We are looking for Automotive Engineering Program Manager for our client in Peoria, IL JOB TITLE: Automotive Engineering Program Manager JOB LOCATION: Peoria, ...
National Career Group Royal Oak, MI
REQUIREMENTS: • Must have Bachelors Degree in Quality Engineering Technology or related discipline such as Industrial Engineering or Production Engineering (or equivalent combination of education and work experience as established by a recognized credentials evaluation company). • Must have 5 years of experience in position offered OR 5 years exp. as a Quality Manager; AND Possess thorough knowl...
The Clemson University Department of Automotive Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The appointment is expected to be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor level but candidates with requisite credentials may be considered at the Full Professor level as well. Candidates with primary interests in ICT-enabled intelligent manufacturing, robotics, high perfor...

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