Technical Expert - Bearing & Valve Train 9/1/2016

Confidential Company Farmington, MI

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29477925
AJE Ref #
576061779
Location
Farmington, MI
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description

* Coordination of regional pre-development projects including support to the global and local product experts and project leaders
* Propose technical solutions for product development projects
* Develop product line strategies for regional and global markets
* Support intellectual property functions including innovation, patent searches and risk infringement
* Support sales with technical inputs for customer projects and business prospects
* Interface with design, R&D, development and testing in order to optimize design solutions
* Provide periodic reporting of market trends and regional development activities
* Provide training and technical reference materials to improve general knowledge of products among staff
* Secure the flow of information to Product Experts in other regions
* Participate in Portfolio Reviews and product strategy activities
* Provide input to component analysis for prototypes and field returns

Requirements

* BachelorDegree in Mechanical Engineering or similar
* Familiarity with power cylinder components and their function is required
* Strong technical knowledge of engine bearing applications is required
* Basic understanding of project management
* Strong skills in Excel and Powerpoint is required
* Experience with Lotus Notes and SAP is desirable
* Fluency in English is mandatory, in German or Portuguese is desirable