Product Engineer


Holland, MI, US

Division: BENTELER Automotive 
Functional Area: Engineering 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 37077 

Benefits: United States : 401(k) Match || United States : Dental || United States : Development || United States : Educational Assistance || United States : Flexible Work Schedules || United States : Health Savings Accounts || United States : Holidays || United States : Life & Disability || United States : Medical || United States : Training || United States : Vacation || United States : Vision || United States : Wealth Management Support 


At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


Position Detail


  • Perform the mechanical engineering design
  • Development and validation of mechanical components using CAD, 3D models, and PLM software for the development and production of new innovative automotive component products and processes
  • Provide project coordination, estimation, planning and scheduling of product design
  • Conduct internal and external inspections to identify new products and processes and support their implementation
  • Coordinate cooperation between businesses with external service providers for projects regarding the validation of new processes and technologies and new products
  • Analyze customer technical and contract specifications
  • Release engineering changes in PLM system (SAP)
  • Conduct modeling and detailing to exhibit required dimensions of components (ie: tolerance stack up)
  • Evaluate client requirements and update existing models
  • Evaluate product concepts to identify potential problems
  • Utilize engineering and FEA knowledge to identify issues with existing designs and devise methods to solve issues
  • Provide integration of internal contract specifications
  • Work on releasing drawing and engineering changes
  • Evaluate product concepts
  • Ensure documentation of projects and products
  • Support technical strategy for product development.
  • Interface with customers as required for product development.
  • Support project team from cradle to grave with heavy emphasis on launch activities.



Position Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineer (Mechanical or Industrial), higher education preferred
  • 4+ years of experience in an Engineering position in the automotive industry
  • 4+ years of experience developing and validating mechanical components using 3D CAD models/PLM software
  • Experience evaluating client requirements and update existing models
  • Experience evaluating product concepts to identify potential problems
  • Experience identifying issues with existing designs and devise methods to solve issues.
  • SAP experience preferred and/or other PLM system.
  • BIW, aluminum extrusion/Hot stamping/cold stamping product and process experience preferred
  • Product launch experience preferred.


Your contact

Casondra Meerschaert 

BENTELER Human Resources

Phone: +1 248 364-7274 


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The BENTELER Group always has the answer. That’s because in each of our divisions and at every one of our sites, you can benefit from the size and diversity of an international corporation with around 25,000 colleagues in nearly 27 countries.

The same is true in our BENTELER Automotive division. This is where intelligent solutions for the automotive world are born—and where we, as a partner, provide answers on central topics like safety, the environment, and efficiency to nearly every major automotive manufacturer. Whether it's the body, the chassis, or the engine, we’re constantly setting new standards with the products, materials, and technologies we develop and produce. Inventiveness that makes sure you can be and become anything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


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