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Design Engineer

Company: Datawatch
Location: Troy
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Transforming the Future with Convergence of Simulation and Data

Design Engineer

Job Summary:

Our client in Saline, MI is looking for a Body Design Engineer. This is a contract position.

What You Will Do:

  • Coordinate the design and development of upper body and/or cooling & exhaust components.
  • Manage component development throughout the design cycle from concept stage through to production line off by using The Client's development methodologies and processes for vehicle development.
  • Execute design utilizing Catia V5 independently and by leading Supplier Engineers or CAD modelers.
  • Conduct packaging / layout studies.
  • Create drawings & 3D models using Client specified design process
  • Manage and continuously adjust priorities and processes to maintain project targets and deliverables - i.e. schedule, performance, cost, quality
  • Visualization of issues, concerns, and gaps for responsible parts and design processes. Participate in improvement and reflection activities as required
  • Ability to travel to suppliers
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with suppliers and affiliates
  • Ability to work 20% overtime.
  • Project Management experience.


  • Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering degree.
  • 5 years of engineering design experience with body shell and/or cooling and exhaust.
  • 2 years Engineering experience with Catia V5.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English

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 that provides software and cloud solutions in the area 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

Ready to go? #ONLYFORWARD

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.

Keywords: Datawatch, Troy , Design Engineer, Other , Troy, Michigan

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