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Southfield, United States

Seat Structure Project Engineer

Job Description

  • Review, understand and document product requirements.
  • Establish engineering design targets based on requirements.
  • Give direction to product designer(s) to create/modify product designs to meet product targets.
  • Perform hand calculations to verify product will meet targets.
  • Work with CAE team to analyze product to verify conformance to targets.
  • Problem solve and develop solutions to any issues identified by calculations, analysis, prototype and/or production builds, and product testing.
  • Complete manual tolerance stacks for structural assembly and components
  • Review and markup 2D drawings for all components and assemblies.
  • Maintain an engineering open issues list.
  • Update team members on project status.
  • Attend or run regular meetings with customers and suppliers to review progress, issues, and deliverables.
  • Prepare and present status reports with internal leadership.
  • Collaborate and co-ordinate with other departments such as quoting/accounting, prototype fabrication, testing, quality control, and/or procurement.
  • Identify inefficiencies and suggest improvements in product design, fabrication, and implementation process and suggest improvements.
  • Work with component suppliers to resolve all issues.  Includes visiting supplier locations, especially during build events.
  • Actively participate in all prototype build and testing.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Excellent verbal and written technical communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and creatively solve complex design and build issues.
  • Ability to execute logical reasoning and decision-making.
  • Basic understanding of metal and plastic component manufacturing processes, as well as metal joining processes
  • Proficient in related computer software including Microsoft Office Suite, Teams, 3D CAD viewing
  • Sketching/ideation skills preferred
  • Detailed knowledge of automotive seating manufacturing processes preferred
  • Force/stress calculation skills preferred
  • GD&T knowledge and ability to specify on components and assemblies preferred
  • Seat structure and/or mechanism product launch experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering required.
  • Three or more years of automotive seat structure engineering experience.


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Company Description

MUST be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

MUST be available to start working within 3 weeks of offer acceptance date.

SEGULA TECHNOLOGIES is hiring a Seat Structure Project Engineer to join our growing team in Southfield, MI.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits plan, and great opportunities for career growth!

With a global presence in 28 countries with 140 offices worldwide, SEGULA GROUP fosters a close relationship with its customers thanks to the expertise of its 11,000 employees.

SEGULA TECHNOLOGIES is an Engineering and Design Services company with a proven ability to boost innovation and competitiveness within the major industrial sectors, including Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Rail, Naval, Pharmaceutical, and Oil and Gas.

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