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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Description: Systems Technology Group (STG) is in need of Automotive Engineering Release Planning Analysts for our direct client in Warren, MI. The duration is long-term (1+ year). Must be able to successfully complete the required Drug Testing and Background Checks prior starting. Must be authorized to work in the U.S. *STG offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health c...
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...
Stable and profitable US based manufacturing client is seeking a Quality Engineer for its Tier 1 site near Winston-Salem, NC. Experience in automotive industry required, metals related preferred and must have extensive experience in PPAP and APQP. The QE will ensure that quality is built into a product and a product is launched flawlessly by interfacing with Engineering, Design, Manufacturing, and...
Growing US based company is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer for a Tier 1 operation near Winston-Salem, NC. Candidates will have automotive experience directly or as a supplier to the Big 3. The position will split time between supplier development including traveling to suppliers (machine, tool shops) and on site to ensure that products are launched flawlessly. The Supplier QE will interface w...
Job Description: Automotive Engineering in areas of interest include Vehicle exteriors, Emblems, Grills, Fascias, Injection molding, Plastic Chromed parts, HVAC, CAE, CFD, Automotive Body, Automotive Chassis, Powertrain, Metal Formability, Instrument Panels, Infotainment, Fluid Systems, Seats and many other projects located in Pontiac, Milford, Warren, MI. Coordinates the design analysis and proce...
NEEDED: An Electrical Engineer located near Toledo, OH responsible for the project engineering functions for one or more production departments in a manufacturing plant. This person will design, requisition and install plant machinery and equipment as well as assist in trouble shooting or analysis of equipment. This is a great opportunity for someone that is looking for stability and upward mobili...
Description: Systems Technology Group (STG) is in need of AutomotiveCadence Allegro PCB Designers for our direct client in Pontiac, MI. The duration is long-term (5+ months). Must be able to successfully complete the required Drug Testing and Background Checks prior to starting assignment. Some domestic travel may be required. *STG offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including h...
Description: Systems Technology Group (STG) is in need of Automotive Suspension Release Engineers for our direct client in Warren, MI. The duration is long-term (1+ year). Must be able to successfully complete the required Drug Testing and Background Checks prior to starting assignment. *STG offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health coverage, vision, dental, life insu...
Description: Systems Technology Group (STG) is in need of Automotive Test Engineers for our direct client in Pontiac, MI. The duration is long-term (6+ months). Must be able to successfully complete the required Drug Testing and Background Checks prior starting. Must be able to successfully pass a physical exam. Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Must be willing to work any assigned shift, wor...
Description: Systems Technology Group (STG) is in need of Automotive Lighting Validation Engineers for our direct client in Warren, MI. The duration is long-term (1+ year). Must be able to successfully complete the required Drug Testing and Background Checks prior starting. *STG offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health coverage, vision, dental, life insurance, disabi...
An automotive start-up plant near Laurens, SC needs a QUALITY SYSTEMS ENGINEER. This is an aluminum die cast and CNC Machining operations that produces components for BMW, Toyota and Bosch. The positions' central role is to develop and implement a process that establishes a certainty with regards to the end quality of the product shipped to the customer as well as to customer required processes li...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Automotive Production Engineer in Warren, Michigan (MI). Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinates the design analysis and process Releases advance product components and/or line of products Diagnoses and corrects deficiencies Maintains cost controls Provides technical direction to support personnel Coordinates supportive build programs Coordinat...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Lead Automotive Production Engineer in Warren, Michigan (MI). Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Develops the means for subjective evaluation of vehicle systems or components under test Analyzes data to ensure that correct conclusions are reached Develops major hardware proposals to carry out test activities Directs a team of test engineers and technic...
Job ID EIA-00001020 Emerson Company Branson Ultrasonics Country United States State/Province Michigan City Sterling Heights Publish Start Date Nov 12 2013 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description Responsible for the development of engineering specifications and cost estimates of original and customer design concepts for special ultrasonic, vibration welding, or hot plate plastic welding...

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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