Applications Engineer

International Search Partners - Detroit, MI

Job Summary:

Leads the project planning, design, developing testing, and release of new products and product enhancements. Projects can be complex, requiring cross-disciplinary integration and wide application of concepts.


• Gathers and comprehends customer requirements by supporting the team prior and during customer interface meetings; researching and recording historical and benchmark information regarding the customer’s need; creating and maintaining a record of potential risks with the product design.

• Translates customers’ requirements into product specifications; interfaces with customer representatives to ensure their desired features and performance levels are properly comprehended in product specifications.

• Compiles reports and completes documentation to track and facilitate the product development process.

• Validates the design of new products or product enhancement by completing various analysis such as stack-ups, DFMEA, Finite Element Analysis, Design for Assembly/ Manufacturing Studies, and Noise, vibration, and harshness studies.

• Delivers technical presentations to various stockholders; participates in various technical reviews through the product development cycle.

• Establishes key product characteristics and develops a bill of materials for an approved design.

• Compiles reports and completes documentation to track and facilitate the product development process.

• Coordinates the testing and validation of product designs; gains prototype and part approval.

• Attains final authorization, documentation and release to production of new product or product enhancement design; completes design drawings or other documentation; obtains drawing approval and issuance of notice of release; supports product launch activities.

• Close interaction and participation in plant activities such as Kaizen events; scrap reduction support; launch support. 


  • Degree in Engineering or comparable field plus 2-7 years professional experience Preferred Qualifications
  • Cast components, preferably cast iron components
  • Iron casting process

Posted On: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Compensation: $90,000.00

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