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Mechanical Engineer Mechanism
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MAYCO International | Sterling Heights, MI
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Job Description

Mechanical Engineer Mechanism Sterling Heights, Michigan. Mayco is a design/ engineering/ manufacturing supplier to the automotive industry. Mayco is headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan, is a Tier 1 supplier with more than 6,000 employees in 36 plants across the USA, China, India, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and Australia. We provide design and advanced engineering services, tooling, manufacturing and assembly, sequencing and logistics, as well as systems integration services. Our culture is team-based, interactive, flexible, and supports continuous learning experiences, both hands-on as well as formal. Tools such as Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, and World Class Manufacturing are used to improve our processes which improve our performances individually and as a group. We are growth focused and believe that a positive working environment is critical to our success. Our interior products include instrument panel systems, door panels, airbag covers, sidewall trim, garnishment molding systems, and consoles. Exterior products include front and rear bumper fascias and systems, body side moldings, grille opening panels and reinforcements. Our exterior products also include large body panels, such as hoods and doors. In addition, we produce many specialty vehicles such as the SV 9C for SV Motors as well as several special-edition, second-stage vehicles for market niches such as the military. We serve OEMs and other Tier 1 suppliers in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.

Job Summary:

Position Description

The Mechanical Engineer Mechanism ’s primary responsibilities include providing design and development, and release of Interior Mechanisms. From concept to launch, the Mechanical Engineer will have expertise in coordinating the design of the parts; providing structural analysis, managing all engineering changes as Customer request or testing demands; engage in the tooling process and piolet builds, and feasibility analysis. The Mechanical Engineer will be involved with cost/weight/investment and performance validation, as well as supporting design calculations. The position will support the local and abroad engineering to develop the advanced interior mechanisms demanded by the evolving automotive industry. Position reports to the Engineering Leader.

Position Responsibilities 

• Design of Interior Mechanism

• Drawing and Drafting, rough sketching of initial concepts.

• Drafting and Intro to Design.

• Understanding of basic Statics and Dynamics.

• Taking Art to Part, moving the sketches into CAD designs.

• Creating CAD assembly level models.

• Kinematic Analysis – evaluating assembly level design ensuring all components work and move together.

• Finite element analysis and/or Computational fluid dynamics Analysis

• Support the customer, manufacturing and quality in the launch of new programs.

• Support manufacturing and quality in the resolution of customer concerns.

• Responsibilities include all, but are not limited to only, those listed above.

• Support and maintain compliance of TS 16949 / ISO 9001 / ISO 14001.

• Follows all safety, housekeeping and company policies and procedures.

• Coordinates and maintains all job responsibilities in a continuous and flexible manner and performs other related duties and job assignments as required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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 Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master’s Degree Preferred. Minimum of ten to fifteen years of experience working in the Automotive Product Design. Experience in design six sigma (DFSS) during design, validation and or launch of products. Experience with the development of specifications, DFMEA’s DVP&R’s and other technical documents. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be skilled in NX, Catia, including their Kinematic & FEA Packages, one CFD & Meshing package, and competent PC skills (i.e. Windows, Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point, Projects and Outlook. 

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About MAYCO International

For 39 years, Mayco International has been a reliable producer of quality parts for industries around the world. As a tier-one automotive supplier of injection molded plastics, Mayco has an established reputation for technical excellence, outstanding quality and on-time delivery of millions of parts every year. Learn more ABOUT MAYCO, see what MANUFACTURING and ENGINEERING SERVICES we offer, and if there's a CAREER for you at Mayco.