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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371 Automotive Engineering jobs found on Monster.

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Clemson University Clemson, SC, 29632
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...
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...
Job Description: Research vehicle controls, processes, and software to create new and innovative features for Ford vehicles. Develop control systems for turbocharged gasoline engines, sub-systems, electric and mechatronic components, and after treatment systems. Develop models, implement simulations, perform analysis and monitor validation of engine control systems. Lead engine and vehicle instru...
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...
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 Teor...
Position Duties: Join the Body Systems Architecture team in delivering and influencing the next generation Ford and Lincoln vehicles. A career opportunity in the area of automotive body structure engineering is now available for showcasing your knowledge, skills and leadership during the critical upfront phase for our new car and truck programs. Duties include: Explore a wide variety of vehicle ...
Company Description IGI is an industry leading provider of audio-visual (AV) systems for advanced visualization and commercial AV applications. These state-of-the-art solutions are the culmination of our vast industry experience in delivering leading-edge technologies and our unwavering commitment to reliability, quality and attentive service. Creating mission-critical value for corporations and...
Position Duties: Join the Chassis Systems Architecture team in delivering and influencing the next generation Ford and Lincoln vehicles. A career opportunity in the area of Chassis Systems Engineering is now available for showcasing your knowledge, skills and leadership during the critical upfront phase for our new car and truck programs. Evaluate chassis systems, architecture and technology for...
SAE International Dearborn, MI, 48120
Job Description & Qualifications Position Duties: Join the Body Systems Architecture team in delivering and influencing the next generation Ford and Lincoln vehicles. A career opportunity in the area of automotive body structure engineering is now available for showcasing your knowledge, skills and leadership during the critical upfront phase for our new car and truck programs. Duties include: ...
Ford Motor Company MI
Position Duties: Incorporate lessons learned into Core documentation for Actuation as required (DFMEA, SCCAF, Guidefile, ES, Health Chart, Requirements, CETPs). Ensure all SDS requirements and CETP's are clear with efficient DV methods. Manage creation of an Air Brake SDS with EU and SA. Lead pre-program work for actuation and air brakes on forward model programs. Lead brake fluid migration pl...
Ford Motor Company Dearborn, MI
Position Duties: Join the Body Systems Architecture team in delivering and influencing the next generation Ford and Lincoln vehicles. A career opportunity in the area of automotive body structure engineering is now available for showcasing your knowledge, skills and leadership during the critical upfront phase for our new car and truck programs. Duties include: • Explore a wide variety of vehicl...
General Motors Warren, MI, 48088
General Purpose of Position • Individual contributor with recognized expertise responsible for tasks and deliverables throughout the entire vehicle development lifecycle including requirements definition, systems design and implementation, testing, and problem resolution • Lead other engineers and workgroups Major Duties/ Responsibilities • Develop and document requirements required to design ...
Intel PA
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Intel OR
794896true794896falseSubmission for the position: Technical Computing Group HPC openings in Oregon - (Job Number: 733052)false794896falsetruehttps://intel.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=733052&lang=enTechnical Computing Group HPC openings in OregonfalseTechnical Computing Group HPC openings in Oregon733052 By applying to this posting you are expressing interest in High Performance Comp...
Intel PA
919127true919127falseSubmission for the position: HW Design Engineer - (Job Number: 745622)false919127falsetruehttps://intel.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=745622&lang=enHW Design EngineerfalseHW Design Engineer745622The Intel Fabric Hardware development team is seeking a senior level hardware engineer to work in our King of Prussia design center. The senior design engineer will be invo...
Intel OR
923418true923418falseSubmission for the position: Linux Kernel Developer - (Job Number: 746196)false923418falsetruehttps://intel.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=746196&lang=enLinux Kernel DeveloperfalseLinux Kernel Developer746196 The Technical Computing Group (TCG) software engineering organization @ Intel develops and validates high performance computing software (µOS/ embedded OS, de...
Intel MA
918897true918897falseSubmission for the position: HPC Fabric Management Software Engineer - (Job Number: 745561)false918897falsetruehttps://intel.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=745561&lang=enHPC Fabric Management Software Engineer falseHPC Fabric Management Software Engineer 745561 About this position… The Intel Fabric Software development team is looking for a software development en...
Intel MA
899377true899377falseSubmission for the position: High Performance Compute System Validation Engineer - (Job Number: 743221)false899377falsetruehttps://intel.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=743221&lang=enHigh Performance Compute System Validation EngineerfalseHigh Performance Compute System Validation Engineer743221The Intel Interconnect Validation Team is looking for a validation engine...
Intel WA
820796true820796falseSubmission for the position: Technical Computing Group HPC openings in Seattle - (Job Number: 735642)false820796falsetruehttps://intel.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=735642&lang=enTechnical Computing Group HPC openings in SeattlefalseTechnical Computing Group HPC openings in Seattle735642 By applying to this posting you are expressing interest in High Performance C...
Intel PA
912598true912598falseSubmission for the position: HPC Network IO Stack Software Engineer - (Job Number: 744758)false912598falsetruehttps://intel.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=744758&lang=enHPC Network IO Stack Software EngineerfalseHPC Network IO Stack Software Engineer744758The Intel Fabric Software development team is looking for a software development engineer to work in our King of...

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