Sr. Product Design Engineer

Wolverine - Plymouth, MI


This position performs the fundamental engineering tasks associated with the design and development of rotating mechanical systems to product requirements and specifications. Typical products to design include gearboxes, generators, and transmissions.


  • Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Responsible for technical performance of assigned projects including adherence to the Loc Product Development process.
  • Accept design responsibility, authority and accountability of assigned product designs
  • Design of complex rotating machines such as gearboxes and transmission assemblies.
  • Perform mechanical design analyses for generator designs.
  • Develop plan for validating design to customer requirements.
  • Specification of purchase componentry: includes bearings, seals, fasteners, etc.
  • Component engineering design of structural components within the assemblies.
  • Interaction with manufacturing engineering and quality to assure manufacturability of designed hardware.
  • Planning, execution and documentation of engineering analyses required for product design to assure robustness, reliability and performance requirements are met.
  • Constructs engineering artifacts for design reviews, including APQP design process documents: DFMEA, DVP&R, etc.
  • Support prototype fabrication
  • Analyze test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications.
  • Ensure form, fit and function of complex mechanical system concepts.
  • Preparation support for design review meetings.
  • Support the preparation of presentation material to convey analysis results and recommendations
  • Ability to provide hands-on support for testing development prototypes.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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/or Experience Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in engineering from a four-year college or university. Minimum 1-3 years work experience utilizing effective engineering tools for the design and development of rotating mechanical systems, or a combination of education and experience.

Posted On: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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