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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Job Summary: Provide test cell and project engineering support to engine and after treatment evaluation team; establish and maintain working relationships with clients and department staff to accomplish project objectives; apply technical knowledge in the development of innovative solutions to project problems; provide advanced expertise to the expansion of laboratory capabilities through the app...
No, this isn’t one of those ordinary jobs. Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community and environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is the...
Seeking Product Engineer to work on design and develop products in the automotive engineering industry. Assist customers, interface with suppliers. Technical Degree and experience in automotive engineering desired. Understanding of the Japanese Business culture a big plus. Knowledge of AutoCad and ISO system a big plus. Please email resume via word document and list in the email subject: OhioProd...
There is excitement at Hoerbiger Automotive Comfort Systems in Auburn, Alabama where we design and assemble hydraulic systems used in the automotive industry. We are undergoing a facility expansion due to new business and need the best people to fill new positions. We have an excellent benefit package: Ø Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical/Dental/Vision Ø (3) weeks Vacation your first full year of e...
PRODUCT ENGINEERING MANAGER Bridgestone APM Company seeking a Product Engineering Manager for our Foam Products Division. This position is located in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. This position is responsible for the following: Design and development of products that meet internal & external customer specifications Involved in the launch of products designed and developed in Japan Manage, maintain and...
TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $13 billion world leader in connectivity. The company designs and manufactures products at the heart of electronic connections for the world's leading industries including automotive, energy and industrial, broadband communications, consumer devices, healthcare, and aerospace and defense. TE Connectivity's long-standing commitment to innovation and engineering exce...
Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) is the design, technology and engineering arm for all North American models of the Korean-based Hyundai-KIA Motors Group. Our success in satisfying the demands of increasingly sophisticated consumers is a direct result of the investment Hyundai has made in the future of American automotive engineering. We are committed to becoming the leading automot...
Hyundai KIA America Technical Center, Inc (HATCI) is looking for Total Vehicle Evaluation Engineer for our Irvine, CA or CA City, CA facility that will: Organize and execute Benchmark Investigations on competitive vehicles to analyze design execution. Plan and execute Design Reviews/IQS Assessments on Hyundai/Kia vehicles to identify potential customer complaint issues and recommend countermeasu...
Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) is the design, technology and engineering arm for all North American models of the Korean-based Hyundai-KIA Motors Group. Our success in satisfying the demands of increasingly sophisticated consumers is a direct result of the investment Hyundai has made in the future of American automotive engineering. We are committed to becoming the leading automot...
Job Summary: Assist with the execution of hydraulic and/or fuel system component testing; developing test methods; supervise the operation of tests; interface with clients for developing test programs and presenting results; program for automation of test stand operation and data reporting; estimating and tracking test costs; specify test stand components for test development; write test reports ...
Job Summary: Provide test cell and project engineering support to advanced engine research team; establish and maintain working relationships with clients and department staff to accomplish project objectives; apply technical knowledge in the development of innovative solutions to project problems; provide advance expertise to the expansion of laboratory capabilities through the application of kn...
Job Summary: Lead projects related to fuel effects on combustion for SI engines. Provide engineering support to projects in section ranging from engine friction studies to detailed flame studies in combustion vessels. Promote section business initiatives to current and prospective clients. Publish technical papers on open R&D activities. Education/Experience: Requires a MS or PhD degree in Mech...
Job Summary: Provide test cell and project engineering support to advanced engine research team; establish and maintain working relationships with clients and department staff to accomplish project objectives; apply technical knowledge in the development of innovative solutions to project problems; provide advance expertise to the expansion of laboratory capabilities through the application of kn...
There is excitement at Hoerbiger Automotive Comfort Systems in Auburn, Alabama where we design and assemble hydraulic systems used in the automotive industry. We are undergoing a facility expansion due to new business and need the best people to fill new positions. We have an excellent benefit package: Ø Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical/Dental/Vision Ø (3) weeks Vacation your first full year of e...
Teoresi Group is an international company headquartered in Turin (Italy) that is actively taking part in the technological evolution boasting its global capability on engineering services to provide design, development and consulting expertise. Teoresi Group decided to form the US branch to bring its expertise in the heart of the world automotive engineering development. Core business of Teoresi...
Bridgestone APM Company seeking a Product Engineering Manager for our Foam Products Division. This position is located in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. This position is responsible for the following: Design and development of products that meet internal & external customer specifications Involved in the launch of products designed and developed in Japan Manage, maintain and standardize all Product Engi...
CONTRACT: Associate Product Engineer This is what you can offer: Bachelors Science Degree in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Operations Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering) 1 to 5 years of Automotive Engineering in product design and release, or similar industry experience. (Development of automotive Heat Exchangers is a plus) Knowledge of Heat Exchanger desig...
SCHOTT is a technology-driven, international group with approximately 17,000 employees producing worldwide sales of approximately $3 billion. Our main areas of focus are specialty materials for the household appliance industry, pharmaceutical packing, optics and opto-electronics, information technology, consumer electronics, lighting, automotive engineering and solar energy. Our North American...
Bridgestone APM Company seeking a PRODUCT ENGINEER for our automotive Foam Products facility located in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. This position helps to design and develop products that meet customer specifications. Will provide product launch and technical support. A four (4) year technical degree is required. Must have experience in the automotive engineering field. The successful candidate will hav...
Position Duties Support next generation electrified powertrain fuel economy target setting (as required for CAFÉ, BTL and competition). Key Roles and Responsibilities to include, but not limited too: Lead and/or participate in key meetings (PAT, architecture sizing and selection, etc.) Work directly with VEME to understand BTL updates and process changes Lead and maintain electrified vehicle c...

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Size of Industry in 2006:
1,519,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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