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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RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Automotive Product Engineering Technician in Milford, Michigan (MI). Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Perform the most complex and specialized mechanical and/or electrical tests on product components or series of components Design and develop specialized measurements, special purpose instrumentation and/or shop or laboratory test equipment Analyzes...
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...
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...
Rapidly growing multibillion dollar tier 1 automotive supplier in the Auburn Hills, Michigan area is currently in search for a Engineering Maintenance and Technology Manager. The ideal candidate will be someone with a strong manufacturing, process improvement and welding background that is looking to take the next step in their career. This is a position that has the career path to move into a Dir...
Requirements Bose Corporation is a leading innovator in the field of automotive entertainment systems, and is successfully extending their market leadership in all areas of automotive audio systems. Bose is seeking exceptional Engineering entry level Project Manager to contribute to this dynamic and fast growing business. As the Engineering Project Manager, you will support Senior Project Managers...
Lead Engineer - Automotive Coordination - Auburn Hills, MI Location: Auburn Hills, MI Status: Full time BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Essential Job Functions: QuEST is seeking an Automotive Engineer to join our high energy, fast-paced, growing team in Michigan. This position will coordinate with QuEST’s engineering team based in India to help our customer harmonize their Procedures an...
VP of Engineering We are working on a confidential VP of Engineering position with an organization in the automotive market. The VP of Engineering will be responsible for: Manages and implements the required training of engineers, designers and support personnel for all basic technical skill requirements and lean development Develops and meets the agreed-to budget for the department. Ensures prope...
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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 a degree in Diesel Technology with experience preferred. You will provide advanced troubleshooting for engine and aftertreament systems. You will also provide direction and technical guidance to field service personnel. ADVAN...
A prominent automotive supplier in the Lima, OH area is seeking a 2nd Shift Machining Process Technician. Qualified candidates will have strong CNC experience (tooling pre-settings, tooling changes/adjustments, troubleshooting, maintenance, etc.) and an ability to work OT as needs (paid at 150% of wage). Responsibilities for the Process Technician Provide technical support to machining cell-leader...
Production Supervisor ( 2nd Shift ) needed for a tier 1 Automotive Stamping Plant position in the Sterling Heights, Michigan area. Production supervisor will be responsible for leading a team of 20 people on the 2nd shift at a growing tier 1 automotive client. Plant produces stamped products for the automotive industry. Preference will be give to a production supervisor with 3 years experience as...
Our client is an industry leader in the after market automotive industry who looking for a regional General Manager. The ideal candidate will be located in the Birmingham, Alabama area. The ideal candidate will have experience manager multiple after market service centers and must be willing to travel 50-75% within Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Alabama, Tennessee, and Arkansas. The selected candi...
We are looking for a Quality Manager with automotive industry experience and preferably molding experience as well. Employer paid relocation along with fantastic pay and benefits can be expected! Duties and Responsibilities: Leads the quality engineering area with respect to tooling and fixtures, manufacturing processes, work instructions, and production efficiencies. The Quality Manager must be a...
Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) Coordinator is needed south of Syracuse for a leading manufacturer. Local candidates only. Automotive experience is a plus. This is a direct hire position offering competitive base salary and benefits. Responsibilities for the QA/QC Technician Oversee Engineering, Manufacturing, and process changes for Production, Manufacturing, and Quality including produc...
Our client is an extremely prominent FORTUNE 500 tier 1 automotive supplier actively pursuing an Operations Manager. This is a 500 employee non-union plant that has experienced four consecutive years of double digit growth. This company would like to begin interviewing ASAP! Candidates must have previous automotive aluminum extrusion and full P&L experience. Responsibilities for the Operations Man...
Requirements The Product Planning Manager (PPM) sets the audio and noise management technical product strategy for global General Motors vehicles/platforms. Responsibilities include: • Optimize the portfolio to reduce component complexity, improve system performance, and drive value for the end consumer. • Develop and maintain relationships with key technical decision makers at GM in Audio, NVH, a...
Responsibilities: Read and understand schematics for video/audio electronic systems. Project management and leadership. Follow product development from customer requirements to mass production. Design new products and determine feasibility of products by testing and approving designs for Design for Manufacturability (DFM)/Design for Assembly (DFA). Participate in DFMEA/PFEMA. Develop and track DVP...
Position Duties: Develop tools for use in internal vehicle penetration testing Develop/coordinate partnerships with Security Suppliers and University Alliances Strong analytical skills Benchmarking/cybersecurity issue monitoring and roadmap development Develop new features for security readiness Develop, release, maintain new security requirements and test procedures to be cascaded globally Qualif...
Quantum Technologies, Inc., an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of alternative fuel systems for automotive applications, has an opening for a Manufacturing Engineer 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 site at www.q...
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