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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Controls Engineer needed in the Richmond Kentucky area. Client is a global Tier 1 Supplier to some of the biggest names in the auto industry. Responsibilities for the Controls Engineer Support Maintenance and repair of capital equipment. Assist in new equipment instillations Help out with process improvement and cost reduction. Work to support and troubleshoot issues with control systems incl...
Electronics Engineer needed in Troy for a direct hire position with one of the fastest growing automotive companies in the world. Candidate must have an Electrical Engineering degree with a minimum of 2 years experience with electronic modules. Qualified candidate will have experience designing and developing electronic modules for exterior lighting applications along with Cadence and PSPICE simul...
MDT Armor is currently hiring for the following positions: Welders: • Minimum 5 yrs. welding experience mig and tig • Ability to read drawings and technical specifications • Ability to read metric and standard measurements • Experience working with power tools Engineering technician/ Scheduler: • Strong Organizational skills • Microsoft office experience including MS scheduler • Quick Boo...
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 Recommends revisions to product or component design Coordinates and exchanges findings with en...
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 Project Manager-Core Products, to contribute to this dynamic and fast growing business. This role has dual responsibility of Project Managing Continuing Engin...
An industry leading automotive supplier is actively searching for a Senior Engineering Manager to add to their team. This person will plan, direct, and manage the Manufacturing Engineering function on a company wide basis and report directly to the VP of Engineering. A qualified candidate will rely on their extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs tasks that are var...
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...
PPG Industries , Inc. Troy, NY
Description PPG: BRINGING INNOVATION TO THE SURFACE.(TM) PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world's leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other compan...
We are assisting our Client, an innovative NEW high growth leader, New Product Group, to fill Key Automotive Electrical/Electronic Software and Hardware Engineers and a New Product Design Development Job openings, new Design Architecture. Wide range of focused needs using backgrounds in Electrical Engineering, Embedded Software, Autosar, Architecture, Electrical Control Unit Development, UML Desi...
Our West Michigan client is seeking a Mechanical Designer (Solidworks) for a long-term contract as a member of their project, engineering team. Experience with powertrain, emissions, fuel, or other chassis integrated systems is a plus. Mechanical Designer must offer proven and strong 3-D CAD knowledge in SolidWorks. SKILLS: Must have experience in packaging and integrating powertrain systems int...
Electrical Engineer needed in Lexington, KY for automotive Tier 1 supplier. You should have a strong background and knowledge of Robotics, PLC programming, HMI's, servo controllers, and electrical control systems. The company is putting in a new line and this person will lead electrical projects associated with that. COMPENSAITON is dependent on experience and education so ALL qualified canddiates...
POSITION SUMMARY Using statistical and analytical skills, assist in quality improvements for existing production and engineering processes and new product design. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable Accommodations Statement To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals...
Process Engineer - Jackson, MI - $50-75k - A leading manufacturer in the field of thermoplastics molding is seeking to hire a process engineer for their plant in Jackson, MI. This person will report directly to the Director of Operations. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of injection molding experience in a manufacturing facility. Responsibilities for the Process Engineer Establishing trai...
A Project Engineer is needed for leading manufacturing organization. The Project Engineer is responsible for system and process equipment design, layout of equipment, and assisting with equipment installation. Qualified candidates must have BS in Mechanical Engineering and at least 3+ years of experience of project engineering experience within an industrial manufacturing environment. In addition,...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Program Manager Austin, TX; Round Rock, TX Full-Time $85,000 - $100,000 Apply Apply Program Manager Austin, TX; Round Rock, TX Full-Time $85,000 - $100,000 Apply Job Details Program Manager – PPAP, APQP, automotive program leadership Growing high-performance vehicle company is seeking a Program...
Overall Responsible for the Quality Engineering function for Automotive ASIC to ensure full compliance to applicable Automotive standards and customer-specific requirements. Provide leadership in implementing APQP (Advance Product Quality Planning) in the ASIC new product development. Responsible for managing the flow down of requirements to the Automotive ASIC suppliers including control of any ...
Do you have a BSEE Degree (Bachelors of Electrical Engineering)? Do you have a technical understanding of Bluetooth? Have you worked 2 years as a Sales Person, Technical Sales Representative or an Account Manager with an Automotive Supplier? Do you have experience calling on a major Manufacturer Broadcom? THEN THIS OPPORTUNITY MAY BE FOR YOU SC Novi My name is Stacey Bernson, a Project Recru...
Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas an...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
An industry leading automotive supplier is searching for a Program Manager with experience leading new programs and new product launches. This person will lead the program team(s) through the program life cycle in order to achieve customer expectations and company mandated targets for all assigned program(s). Responsibilities for the Program Manager Acts as primary customer interface for all pro...

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Engineering - Mechanical

Rate of Growth
8.60 %
Size of Industry in 2006:
1,590,000
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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