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Mechanical Engineer I

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    Novi, Michigan
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A vehicle CAD Designer - Vehicle Exteriors job in Novi Michigan with the World's leading Search Engine Company is available courtesy of Modis Engineering. As a CAD Designer for Vehicle Exteriors, you will work closely with a team of design & release engineers to package, design and detail components , assemblies and drawings for a variety of vehicle exterior systems.

Mechanical Engineer 1 job responsibilities include:

1. Create parametric CAD models and GD&T documentation from scratch using CATIA V6 incorporating design intent and engineering information
2. Coordinate the concept and designs of automotive components and sub-systems with product engineers,manufacturing engineers and other cross-functional team members
3. Develop, document and present designs for review - considerations include robustness, cost effectiveness, manufacturability and serviceability.

Overall Responsibilities:
- Participate in technical discussions and decisions with team members
- Provide regular updates to team members and management
- Maintain CAD hygiene and revision control for all components, sub-systems and systems within area of responsibility

- 4+years of recent hands on experience with CATIA V5 or V6, with surface, part and assembly design
- 4+ years of experience with Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (skills tested from design requirement and picking correct tolerance)
- General understanding of VPM, PDM and PLM practices, change control and change effectively
- Highly attentive to details
- Strong communication and team working skills

Nice to have skills:
- Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related discipline
- 8+ years of industry experience related to the design of automotive exterior systems
- Experience with a variety of high volume manufacturing processes, especially around plastics and sheet metal

If you are interested in this Mechanical Engineer I job in Novi Michigan, then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available with Modis Engineering go to If you have any questions about the position, please contact Chuck Oeland at (408) 328-0777 or at

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