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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 12/7/2016

Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center Superior Township, MI

Superior Township, MI
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree



Hyundai Kia America Technical Center, Inc (HATCI) is looking for a Seat System Engineer for our Superior Township, MI facility who will:

* Provide plant support for launch and continued lifetime support of Seat Systems including root cause analysis, countermeasure feasibility and implementation

* Review/modify 2D drawings and 3D data using CATIA V5, ensure design specifications are met.

* Collaborate with Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality, Marketing, Product Planning, Korean Seat System Teams and Suppliers.

* Develop new design proposals/concepts to improve the cost, weight & performance of the Seat

* Assess field claims, JD Power, and other data sources and recommend engineering improvements

* Collaborate with Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality, Marketing, Product Planning, Korean Seat System Teams and Suppliers.

* Benchmark competitor Seats and Components to understand design methodologies and best practices

* Liaison between North American affiliates and Korean headquarters

* Be proficient with MS Office to prepare reports / spreadsheets as necessary to support project work.

* Perform additional projects as assigned.

* Travel up to 25% of time domestically and/or internationally.


* Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

* Experience using CATIA V5 or other Computer Aided Design tools ideal, but not required

* Valid Driver s License and satisfactory driving record

* Candidates applying for positions with Hyundai Kia must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

HATCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. VEVRAA Federal contractor

Qualified employees are eligible for some of HATCI's excellent benefits

* Competitive Salaries

* Generous Medical/Dental/Vision

* Great paid holidays, vacation and personal time off

* Flexible works schedule

* Vehicle Lease Programs for eligible candidates

* Relocation assistance for qualified moves

* Emplolyee Recognition

* Fitness

* Facilities/Meditation Room to fit lifestyles of our employees.

Why Hyundai* Why Now*

* If you are a person looking to work on improving technology and make innovating changes in automotive industries, this is the place to be.

* Our Engineers in Michigan, California and through the world are continuously developing revolutionary new technologies to provide the world with safer, greener vehicles with the features that will increase the enjoyment of driving everyday.

* Hyundai was presented with two top safety picks by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety: 2015 Elantra Sedan and 2015 Sonata, in additon to presenting Top Safety Pick award to 2015 Genesis