The latest comprehensive automotive engineering job descriptions.

CNC Machinist: Implements setup and operation of CNC heavy machinery to produce parts and tools from metal, plastic or other materials. Adjusts machine to control speed, material feed and the path of the cut. May require a high school degree and up to 2 years of relevant experience.

Designer: Creates the design of vehicles using knowledge of aerodynamics, safety, calibration and aerodynamics. Uses CAD to create renderings of design and makes adjustments based on testing. May be required to create models or prototypes for testing. Requires a bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of experience.

Design Engineer: Designs new products and makes improvements to existing ones. Evaluates products, parts or processes for cost efficiency and reliability. Relies on instructions and established guidelines. Works under immediate supervision. Requires a bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of experience.

Electrical Engineer: Designs, tests, installs and maintains large-scale electronic equipment or machinery. Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software. Relies on instructions and established guidelines. Typically reports to a supervisor. Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering and 0-2 years of relevant experience.

Mechanical Engineer: Designs, develops and tests all aspects of mechanical components, equipment and machinery. Applies knowledge of engineering principles to the design of engines, instruments, controls, robots, machines, etc. Relies on instructions and guidelines. Works under immediate supervision. Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering and 0-3 years of experience.

Process Engineer: Designs and implements manufacturing processes, equipment and plans to achieve production goals. Identifies and develops processes and equipment needed to produce specific products, parts and components. Relies on instructions and guidelines to perform job functions. Typically reports to a manager or head of a department. Requires a bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of experience.

Quality Engineer: Performs inspections and sets quality assurance testing models for analysis of raw materials, materials in process and finished products. Relies on instructions and established guidelines. Works under immediate supervision. Requires a bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of experience.