CVA Engineer – DRE

usa, usa, usa, usa
Types: Contract, Full time, Part time
Sector: Mechanical Engineering jobs

JOB ID : RT2207101A

Company/Client Details:

  • Location: Auburn Hills, MI, USA
  • Work type: Full-time / Hybrid
  • Contract Term: Contract / Long term / Unlimited
  • Area of expertise: Mechanical/Electrical/Electronical/Automation Design Engineering
  • Industry: Automotive

MUST have work authorization to work in the United States for any employer

MUST be able to start working within 2-3 weeks of offer acceptance date

RAKHERE TECHNOLOGIES is assisting a major automotive OEM in hiring a CVA Engineer – DRE to join our growing team in Auburn Hills, MI.

This is a DIRECT hire opportunity, NOT a Contractual role.

Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits plan including comprehensive relocation package, and great opportunities for career growth!

Job Description

  • Responsible for the component and system level design, development, and engineering release of the exciting area of chassis vehicle adaptation components (e.g., skid plates, tow hooks, trailer hitches, and winches).
  • Includes ownership of all aspects of the design to ensure all system and vehicle level functional objectives are met and KPI deliverables, step deliverables and program timing.
  • Principal lead in component design/development/packaging.
  • Management of Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R).
  • Component/system/vehicle level validation testing.
  • Engineering change management, engineering bill of material, support of prototype builds.
  • Issues resolution leadership.
  • CAD model ownership in Teamcenter system.
  • fastener design and assembly torque development/validation.


  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering or equivalent is required from an ABET accredited university.
  • Prefer minimum 3 years of experience related to the design, validation, and release of chassis components.
  • Familiarity with metallic alloys and joining techniques/methods.
  • Basic understanding of Teamcenter and NX and ability to function in those systems to support day to day responsibilities.
  • Ability to perform basic design activities in Catia/NX/Teamcenter related to vehicle packaging and design of components.
  • Ability to construct system and component level DVP’s and DFMEA’s.
  • Strong communication skills (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient with existing office suite applications (Microsoft Office Suite or Google Workspace).
  • Technical understanding of virtual design of structural components – CAE for Fatigue and strength modelling.
  • Previous experience and knowledge of physical system testing of structural components.


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Support our client with the Design Services is one of our main goals. we have experts using CAD software like Catia, Creo, NX, SolidWorks, etc. and can help with the complete product development at different phases of the development.

Engineering Services

We offer a wide variety of engineering services to our clients on a short term to a long term basis. We offer  services like Fixture Design, Tool Design, Geometrical Assurance,  Dimensional Validation plans and helping with the root cause analysis.