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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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Sr Engineering Manager Irvine , CA; Lake Forest, CA Full-Time $120,000 - $140,000 Posted 4/18/2014 Art Bueno is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Art Apply Job Details Manufacturing Engineering Manager Needed ASAP! Big 3 automakers preferred but not required (Ford, General Motors or Chrysler) or re...
Leading tier one automotive manufacturer that is experiencing major growth is looking for an Engineering Manager. This opportunity will be located in the Toledo area. If you have at least 8 years of engineering management experience in an automotive manufacturing environment then we'd like to hear from you. This opportunity comes with a very competitive base salary ranging from $80k to $105k and a...
STI-DAVDC-23 Engineering Senior Supervisor- Automotive A Surfaces- Livonia, MI Location: Livonia, MI Job Type: Permanent Job Summary: An Engineering Senior Supervisor is required by a major automotive supplier for leading a team of engineers in design and development of A-Surface. Responsibilities: Responsible for leading a small team of engineers focused on the design and development of A-surface...
STI-DAVDC-137 Engineering Manager - RF Electronics- Automotive ECUs Experience Farmington Hills, MI (Livonia, MI) Position Type: Salaried Full Time Domain: Automotive Electronics Job Description: Engineering manager oversees the RF product development from the initial concept/quote phase, through production launch. This also includes any technical issues encountered after start of production eithe...
Mechanical Manufacturing Process Engineer - Automotive/Heavy Truck - Southeast Indiana. You will maintain, develop, and construct work cell layouts. You will maintain ECN and support NPI and Quality Management Systems. You will be responsible for process troubleshooting floor technical support. Stable growing tier 1 within 2 hours of Louisville, Cincinnati, and Indianapolis. Responsibilities for t...
Adecco Engineering and Technical is currently recruiting for a contract-to-hire Advanced Diagnostics Engineering Specialist job located in the Seattle, WA area. This requires five years or more experience in Automotive Repair with one year or more with Diesel Engine Technology. You will provide advanced troubleshooting for engine and aftertreament systems. You will also provide direction and techn...
Software Engineering Manager- Automotive Electronics - Holland, MI-WD30005039 Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products and services to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings, energy storage and interior systems for automobiles. Through our gr...
Immediate need for a Engineering Manager located in Seymour, IN at a strong, diverse and dynamic global leader in the vehicle service industry. Responsible for leading the product engineering functions within a specific division, including supervision of engineers and graphics technicians. This is a direct hire position and relocation assistance is provided. Responsibilities for the Engineering Ma...
STI-IP-14-(C) Automotive Assembly Project Engineer - Assembly Engineering-Parker, SC Location: Parker, SC Domain: Engineering Job Responsibility: Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods. Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency. Confers with planning and design staff concerning...
Seeking expertise in Product Development, Product Lifecycle management, Process Development and Engineering management for an opportunity with a Tier 1 and Tier 2 supplier to the Automotive industry specializing in parts with class A surfaces. Shall: * Work directly with purchasing, quality, manufacturing engineering, test engineering, process engineering, suppliers, and other necessary groups as...
Quantum Technologies, Inc., an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of alternative fuel systems for automotive applications, has an opening for a Manager, Manufacturing Engineering at our Lake Forest, CA facility. Quantum offers a challenging work environment, opportunities for growth, salaries commensurate with experience, relocation, and a competitive benefits package. Visit our web s...
We are looking for someone special WE ARE LOOKING FOR YOU We develop, simulate, test, analyse for visions of the future. Engineering is our profession. Worldwide and always first in our customers mind we work with passion and enthusiasm for the common success. Daimler, BMW, VW and many other car manufacturer and their suppliers appreciate us for being competent and reliable experts in the field of...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Sr Engineering Manager Irvine , CA; Lake Forest, CA Full-Time $120,000 - $140,000 Posted 4/18/2014 Art Bueno is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Art Apply Job Details Manufacturing Engineering Manager Needed ASAP! Big 3 automakers preferred but not required (Ford, General Motors or Chrysler) or re...
Design Manager Engineering Design Manager for Tier 1 Auto Supplier in Metro Detroit. Position is responsible for the supervision and activities of Design personnel, along with Design department budgets. Provides engineering support to Sales, Quality, Purchasing, and entire Company Group. Duties include: · Coordinating all aspects of new product engineering from introduction to delivery of producti...
Job Description:Responsibilities: The position is responsible for the identification of and tracking of Value Capture projects within the Global Electronics Organization. The position will be assigned to a specific portfolio and will report to the Global Electronics Value Capture Manager. Job Duties: • Identify key areas of value capture (cost reduction) opportunity with Portfolio Management, Prod...
We are recruiting for an Automotive Project Engineer to fill a need onsite at a manufacturing client in the Huntsville, AL area. Job Duties Machining and Assembly Line Lead and Line Lead Support Planning process, budget, schedule for machining/assembly line Complete detailed machine investigations/specs for equipment Procuring, running off and installing equipment Skills/Qualifications BS in Mecha...
An automotive stamping tier 1 supplier has an immediate need for a Plant Manager at one of its stamping plants in the Metro Detroit area. Ideal candidate will have a background in a management position at a stamping plant. The position will report to the VP of operations. Position will have P&L responsibility and must have a background in stampings or fine blankings. Responsibilities of the Plant...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Mechanical Engineer-Exterior Ann Arbor, MI; Dearborn, MI Full-Time $70,000 - $90,000 Posted 4/18/2014 Serj Amirian is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Serj Apply Job Details Are you a Mechanical Engineer with experience with Exterior Plastics design in the automotive industry? Based in a suburb of...
OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME: WORK IN DUBAI FOR 1+ YEAR OR MORE!!!! Job Summary The GMC Chief Engineer is responsible for the overall management of the GMC Research, Development and Engineering Center’s engineering program. Work involves creating, analyzing and evaluating weapon system concepts, assessing the implications of current technology thrusts for future weapon systems, assessing systems inte...
We are TOP group, one of the largest Japan-focused recruiting agencies in the United States. Our clients are from all business sectors and we work to source the highest qualified candidates available. A global Automotive Parts Manufacturing (Stamping/Press/Injection Molding) company located North of Clarksville, TN is now looking for a Manufacturing Engineer / Production Engineer. Please apply wit...
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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