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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Automotive Engineering Technician – with large automotive manufacturer Metro Detroit Responsibilities: Perform the more complex and specialized mechanical and/or electrical tests on product components or series of components Develops special purpose instrumentation and/or shop or laboratory test equipment Maintains records on work performed, analyzes data collected, reports results Recommend...
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...
Location: USA, Farmington Hills, MI Are you looking for a successful career? Come and be a part of our 90-year history in the making as an Application Engineer! NTN Bearing Corporation (NBCA) is a major division of a multinational manufacturing company providing highly engineered and quality precision components to the automotive and industrial industries. We enjoy the prestige of being a major s...
Company Confidential Detroit, MI
Sales /Sales Account Mgr talent needed, ABS and Engineering plastics experience in automotive plastic resin sales, OEM or Tier material approval. Experience in global engineering plastic resin suppliers for Global Top Chemical Industry Leader, Michigan (Automotive).Please advise best time to contact regarding resume,asap....
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...
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...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking an Automotive Validation Engineer to join their team in Warren, MI. Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Lead Analysis/Development/Validation (ADV) Subteam process for assigned vehicle programs/partitions Develop and maintain partition ADV Plan/Schedule Lead test hardware reduction process for partitions Take appropriate action on issues, lead ...
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...
Project Engineer Wanted! Do you have your BSEE or BSME degree? Have been a Team Leader on cross-functional programs from concept to launch? Do you have experience serving as the main contact for all internal and external client communications? If you answered “yes” to the above questions, I would like to talk to you! Automotive Industry– Great Opportunity!!! Hello, my name is Susan Perris an...
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...
Business Development Engineer Summary: We are helping our client fill a key position as a Leaf Springs or Suspension Engineer with 3-5 years of experience to help with business development of a product that they want to bring to the US marketplace. This is an exciting opportunity for the right engineer to develop and grow their industry knowledge while learning new technology that is not yet us...
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: 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 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 pro...
HERE WE GROW AGAIN……. Are you seeking an opportunity to work for a growing company that has a commitment to quality and continuous improvement and employees? If so, then Borla Performance Industries is for you. Borla Performance Industries is a well established, growing automotive manufacturer of stainless steel exhaust systems and components that is currently seeking aggressive, high-energy, ha...
Technical Recruiter: Proficient at sourcing of candidates via Internet / personal / social media sources and online resume database. Screen potential candidates to make sure they are a "good fit" and qualify for the position Schedule, coach, and prep candidates for interviews with client Set right rate expectation. Schedule and attend job fairs, college campus meet and greets and industry eve...
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Engineering - Mechanical

Rate of Growth
10.60 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
1,519,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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