NSK Americas

Project Development Engineer

Job Locations US-MI-Ann Arbor
Posted Date 1 year ago(5/8/2023 8:12 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Location Site
AHQ (Ann Arbor)


Directly interfaces with customers on developing projects with a focus on electric and new energy vehicles.  Develops and presents designs and analysis required to meet the challenging needs of these emerging technologies, working with the customers from initial concept to full product launch.


  • Works with customer to identify new project opportunities.
  • Understands and negotiates customer technical requirements.
  • Prepares and presents all customer technical communication and documentation.
  • Interfaces with customer on system level analysis utilizing industry tools, such as Romax or Masta, as well as utilizing proprietary tools to support development.
  • Applies analytical methods to develop and determine product designs to meet customer and manufacturability needs.
  • Coordinates customer test support and test return analysis with appropriate groups.
  • Creates and checks assembly models and drawings in Catia.
  • Completes finite element analysis as required utilizing software such as Catia or MARC.
  • Prepares design documents (DFMEA, design reviews, technical summaries).
  • Benchmarks market drive units and prepares reports to identify market design trends.
  • Supports commercial teams with necessary technical information for program quoting and launching.
  • Organizes and maintains design and analysis information for program development and launch.


This job requires a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a related field and 0 to 2 years of position-related experience at a C grade, may be filled at a higher level depending on position relevant experience.


Employment sponsorship not available.


Benefits Offered

  • Generous vacation and holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Bonus Plan
  • Competitive Salary with Benefits


NSK is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor


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