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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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...
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...
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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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...
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...
Manufacturing Engineer – Non-automotive Successful manufacturer is seeking a manufacturing engineer for their job shop manufacturing environment. You will report to the vice president of manufacturing and communicate with engineering, production and sales. This position is focused 25% of the time on determining manufacturability of products and 75% of the time on continuous improvement activities....
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Automotive Production Technician in Warren, Michigan (MI). Major Job Duties and 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 coll...
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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...
Manufacturing Engineer needed with a industry leading manufacturing company in greater Dayton, OH . This company is doing a tremendous amount of growing and is very financially stable. This a newly created, direct hire position for this company's 750 employee non-union facility. Responsibilities for the Manufacturing Engineer Develops Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) requirements, includin...
Step Up, Stand Out: Advance By joining Ciber, you can turn your innovative ideas into world class solutions for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With global reach and deep technical experience, Ciber is big enough to keep you working with household names, but small enough for you to stand out and advance. Choose a career at Ciber and enjoy an environment where being challenged and rewar...
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Quality Manager Our Client A global automotive supplier to the OEM market with a unique operating structure that fosters an entrepreneurial culture. A brand new, state of art facility is focused on being a world leader in welded underbody assemblies. Focus on Safety, Quality and Productivity daily to ensure the satisfaction of team members, our shareholders, and customers. Our Opportunity To manag...
A well established, growing tier 1 automotive supplier is actively seeking a Production Manager to add to their team. This company has grown significantly over the past 5 years and has strong forecasts through the next several years. This person will plans, direct, and manage all plant production activities in accordance with company policies and customer requirements. Also leads and manages conti...
Well established specialty automotive component provider is seeking a Quality Supervisor experienced in automotive component manufacturing or similar experience for a direct hire career opportunity just north of Detroit, MI. Quality Supervisor will support a high volume production automotive component manufacturing operation. Responsibilities for the Supervisor Coordinates and schedules duties for...
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