Exterior Trim – Moldings / Badges / Functional Plastics Engineer

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

JOB ID : RT2207101G

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 an Exterior Trim-  Moldings / Badges / Functional Plastics Engineer 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 design, development, and release of body exterior components such as moldings, badges, decals and vents from initial design concept through full volume production.
  • Responsibilities will include interface with product design office, vehicle development, other Exterior and Body Engineering teams, and suppliers to design, develop and release these components.
  • Provide feasibility input for development of designs from Product Design Office (PDO) concepts, sketches, and clay models.
  • Establish and manage development timeline for life of project.
  • Develop functional objectives, build objectives, DVP&R, and DFMEA.
  • Responsible for the release of completed geometry using NX Teamcenter CAD tools.
  • Support meeting throughout NA work hours and work closely with local engineering teams, Architecture/Vehicle Concepts, program science teams & PDO with iterative models to align with all packaging, functional objectives, and system requirements.


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
  • One year engineering experience.
  • Proficient in MS Office Products (Word/Excel/PowerPoint).
  • Experience in setting and assessing customer (internal/external) level requirements, constructing component and full vehicle DVP&R.
  • Experience with defining functional objectives and constructing DFMEA.
  • Experience with NX, Teamcenter, and change management processes.
  • Ability to construct work plans to resolve issues.
  • Ability to lead teams, determine gaps to targets and develop solutions.
  • Three years of product development experience.
  • Experience with engineering plastic Class A 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.