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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

ThyssenKrupp Presta North America Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis, IN
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About ThyssenKrupp

thyssenkrupp AG (TK) is a leading global diversified technology and materials group based in Essen, Germany. It has 160,000 employees in nearly 80 countries working with passion and expertise to develop technologies, products and services for sustainable progress. Their skills and commitment are the basis for our success. In fiscal year 2013/2014, the Group generated sales of 41 billion (approximately $51.7 billion).

Globally, the company comprises seven business areas (BA): Steel Europe, Steel Americas, Materials Services, Elevator Technologies, Components Technologies, Plant Technologies and Marine Systems, which serve clients across the automotive, aerospace, industrial and chemical sectors.

In North America, thyssenkrupp companies offer a range of products and services, including: high-performance alloys, automotive components, elevators, escalators and moving walks, material trading, handling and logistics, plant construction and industrial services. In fiscal year 2013/2014, thyssenkrupp companies in North America employed approximately 20,500 people and generated sales of 9 billion (approximately $11.4 billion) in Canada, the United States and Mexico.

In 2011, thyssenkrupp adopted a regional organizational structure to streamline decision-making and take advantage of synergies as well as accelerate new product and service development in the region. As a result, the Group established a new North American headquarters, thyssenkrupp North America, Inc. (TKNA), based in Chicago, Illinois. TKNA provides integrated strategic direction and services for all thyssenkrupp companies in Canada, the United States and Mexico and helps identify new markets and opportunities for growth in the region.

Business Area

thyssenkrupp Presta North America is a global leader in automotive components technology and the leading steering systems supplier for the automotive industry. thyssenkrupp Presta North America provides the industry with high-quality manual and electric steering columns, rack and pinion steering gears, and electric power assisted steering gears. thyssenkrupp Presta North America is part of the thyssenkrupp Presta AG group, headquartered in Eschen, Liechtenstein. In 2003, our manufacturing facility was established in the South Industrial Park of Terre Haute, Indiana. Beginning with just one assembly line, a handful of employees and 58,000 square feet, the company has grown to over 450 employees and 224,000 square feet. In addition, we have an office on northeast side of Indianapolis where the Procurement and Supplier Development Department, Business Development and Product Engineering are now located. We have a third location in Troy, Michigan which houses our Sales Engineering, Logistics Distribution Center for USA, and Customer Resident Engineering.

Job Description

Support the design and development of new products and product improvements as well as CAD data management by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Innovative design of components / mechanical assemblies to meet the product technical requirement and the program cost, timing & quality objectives

* Generate 3D models & 2D drawings for components / assemblies with the applicable CAD softwares as well as ensure their storage in Presta data base

* Ensure CAD data promotion into our customers respective systems

* Ensure design robustness through 3D modeling, interface verification and 2D tolerance stack up study

* Is co-responsible for the compliance to the Customer Engineering Specification (DVP&R planning, realization & analysis)

* Support the project manager to achieve design, time, cost, and quality targets

* Drawings and list of important characteristic controls & linkage

* Product Life Management (PLM) database management, structure and article status responsibilities according to the Product Life Cycle (PLC) guidelines and the project leader input.

* Maintain the Bill Of Materials

* Problem solving


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

BS Degree in Computer Graphics Technology or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience.

Computer and Technology Skills:

Experience using the CAD software 'Catia V5', other CAD software a plus.

Experience using Tce a plus. Basic knowledge of Office Products required.

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ThyssenKrupp Presta North America LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.

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