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Product Engineer Body

Product Engineer Body
by Admin on 11-30-2022 at 1:33 pm

Website Altair

Job Summary:

Our client in Louisville, KY is looking for a Product Engineer Body. This is a contract position.

What You Will Do:

This position offers the ability to directly impact and improve vehicle quality and improve customer satisfaction. The position has a direct tie and interfaces directly to our global product development team located in Dearborn, MI.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Root cause disposition of any vehicle level issues to respective functional engineering activities.
  • Lead local Wind/Road Noise, Air Leakage and Squeak & Rattle to meet stringent quality target (customer surveys and warranty).
  • Lead on any related product holds (Stop ships, campaigns, quality issues, etc.).
  • Work directly with hourly personnel, engineers, suppliers and all levels of company management.
  • On site launch lead for Wind/Road Noise, Air Leakage Testing, and Squeak & Rattle.
  • Champion quality status by monitoring early warranty claims, binning claims, contact dealerships on parts, make HOT requests to ship parts to suppliers for root cause evaluation.
  • Support Plant cost reduction and quality improvement efforts.
  • Chair / support local and Dearborn-based Vehicle Engineering / Product Development team meetings.
  • Support engineering change trials.
  • Identify emerging issues and react quickly to scope issue.
  • Lead/Support vehicle evaluation drives.
  • Lead onsite quality management reviews.
  • Manage online quality systems with project inputs, project health, and glidepaths.
  • Minimal travel will be required for the job to support supplier visits and out of state drive events.


  • Skilled at trouble shooting and methodical data analysis, analytical skills are a must. Statistical knowledge is a must.
  • Must have strong vehicle evaluation, driving, and assessment skills.
  • Ability to work with and lead assembly plant / supplier team to implement changes required for vehicle improvement.
  • Highly motivated self-starter who can work autonomously as well as lead team toward common goal.
  • Communication skills are key, must give clear and accurate direction to all team members and management, speak confidently.
  • Must be able to multi-task and adapt quickly to changing needs and direction.
  • Thrives and enjoys working in a plant environment.
  • Bachelor of Science engineering degree.


  • Data acquisition hardware and software knowledge.
  • Minimum of 3 years Vehicle Engineering, including NVH experience.
  • 6-sigma black belt certified.
  • Assembly or production plant experience.
  • Master’s degree.

How You Will Be Successful:

  • Envision the Future
  • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
  • Seek Technology and Business “First”
  • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discounts
  • Free training on all Altair products

Why Work with Us:

Altair is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer’s toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today’s problems into tomorrow’s opportunities.

Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing.

For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit

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At our core we are explorers; adventures; pioneers. We are the brains behind some of the world’s most revolutionary innovations and are not only comfortable in new and unchartered waters, we dive headfirst. We are the original trailblazers that make the impossible possible, discovering new solutions to our customer’s toughest challenges.

Altair is an equal opportunity employer. Our backgrounds are diverse, and every member of our global team is critical to our success. Altair’s history demonstrations a belief that empowering each individual authentic voice reinforces a culture that thrives because of the uniqueness among our team.

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