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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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...
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...
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 ...
Primary Function: Provide engineering discipline as part of a team reporting to the Engineering Manager. Core Responsibilities: Technical responsibility for organizing, executing and coordinating customer jobs Analyze test results and provide engineering reports that meet customer specifications Act as a liaison with internal and external customers with responsibility for acting independently ...
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...
Intel PA
856956true856956falseSubmission for the position: Mechanical Engineer - (Job Number: 739176)false856956falsetruehttps://intel.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=739176&lang=enMechanical EngineerfalseMechanical Engineer739176 Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, going beyond being a company that makes the world's best chips to one that also delivers wonderful experiences for...
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 CA
889316true889316falseSubmission for the position: Software Tools/Build Engineer - (Job Number: 742255)false889316falsetruehttps://intel.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=742255&lang=enSoftware Tools/Build EngineerfalseSoftware Tools/Build Engineer742255 This is an Intel Contract Employee position (up to a 24 month contract engagement), and may be considered for transition to regular full ...
General Motors Corporation Warren, MI
Driveline DRE-ENG0019778 Design Release Engineer – Driveline Systems Responsible for definition of requirements, design, analysis, development and control of the driveline components and systems where a fundamental amount of creativity and initiative are involved as well as a high level of independent judgment. Exercise independent judgment, but receives direction from supervisor when necessary....
Chrysler Group LLC Auburn Hills, MI
The Chrysler Engineering Quality Organization is currently seeking a Quality Engineer to join our Quality Team at the Chrysler Headquarters and Technology Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The Quality Budget and Test Planning Responsible is the supervising lead of a team that holds all responsibilities pertaining to the department Operational G&A and Capital Expenditure budgets, predictive ER&D es...
Chrysler Group LLC Auburn Hills, MI
Walter P. Chrysler Technical Fellow of Optimization and Operational Engineering is a senior technical leadership position for a candidate with strong experience as a project leader and technical consultant in the computational and optimization sciences. Experience in applying advanced optimization methods to industrial problems required. The candidate should have a broad background in mathematics...
Chrysler Group LLC Chelsea, MI
The Chrysler Quality Organization is currently seeking Vehicle Test Operations Manager is responsible to lead the shop supervisors and the Salaried Bargaining Unit (SBU) workforces in vehicle level durability testing environments at both the Chelsea Proving Grounds facility and the Arizona Proving Grounds facility. The selected individual will have experience in managing cross-functionally, and po...
UOP LLC Bangalore
Description •Develop dynamic models and supporting scripts in Matlab/Simulink® to analyze the performance of Automotive Power train, Diesel/Gasoline Engines & Turbochargers. •Perform vehicle system level simulation using tools like GT-Drive. •Lead efforts in matching turbocharger with a target Engine application by providing technical guidance & recommendation to application engineers and produ...
General Motors Warren, MI, 48088
AVD Electrical Integrator Roles and Responsibilities The AVD Electrical Integrator is responsible to represent Electrical integration in global architectural programs to create a balanced vehicle. Act as a liaison between the Electrical SMT and the Vehicle Architecture Team. Create a balanced physical integration strategy for electrical components and wiring within future architectures Identif...
Chrysler Group, LLC Auburn Hills, MI, 48326
Walter P. Chrysler Technical Fellow of Optimization and Operational Engineering is a senior technical leadership position for a candidate with strong experience as a project leader and technical consultant in the computational and optimization sciences. Experience in applying advanced optimization methods to industrial problems required. The candidate should have a broad background in mathematics...
Chrysler Group, LLC Auburn Hills, MI, 48326
The Chrysler Engineering Quality Organization is currently seeking a Quality Engineer to join our Quality Team at the Chrysler Headquarters and Technology Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The Quality Budget and Test Planning Responsible is the supervising lead of a team that holds all responsibilities pertaining to the department Operational G&A and Capital Expenditure budgets, predictive ER&D es...
Chrysler Group, LLC Chelsea, MI, 48118
The Chrysler Quality Organization is currently seeking Vehicle Test Operations Manager is responsible to lead the shop supervisors and the Salaried Bargaining Unit (SBU) workforces in vehicle level durability testing environments at both the Chelsea Proving Grounds facility and the Arizona Proving Grounds facility. The selected individual will have experience in managing cross-functionally, and po...
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...
PRODUCT ENGINEERING MANAGER Bridgestone APM Company seeking a Product Engineering Manager for our Foam Products Division. This position is located in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. This position is responsible for the following: Design and development of products that meet internal & external customer specifications Involved in the launch of products designed and developed in Japan Manage, maintain and...
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...

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Size of Industry in 2006:
1,519,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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