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Company: CTS Corporation
Location: Farmington Hills, MI
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Leverage Your Engineering & Automotive Industry Experience to Join a Respected & Growing Global Organization Make an impact in a high-visibility role supporting a premier client, General Motors, as the on-site CTS representative and resident expert. If you combine strong engineering skills with product development and design experience and a background working with the automotive industry, the role of Resident Engineer offers you some compelling opportunities. You will:

  • Take ownership of a key, integrated role supporting the interests of General Motors and CTS. You'll serve as the voice of the client and communicate product information, client needs and new opportunities back to CTS.
  • Spotlight your talent and potential in a high visibility role supporting CTS sensor products from design through product integration and launch. You'll enjoy being "tip of the spear" on new product launches.
  • Help drive product success while influencing portfolio expansion through knowledge sharing and strong ideas.
  • Enjoy autonomy and support. Take the lead, knowing that an experienced, highly capable and accessible support structure has your back.
  • Join a respected and rapidly growing, global organization with a strong and stable financial profile. Even during the pandemic, CTS continued to grow.
  • Enjoy an open and upbeat culture. Our leaders, including your supervisor, are accessible and promote broad communication and transparency at all levels, including town hall meetings and company round tables with the CEO and other leaders.
Reporting to the Director of Sales, North America, as Resident Engineer, you will work on-site at the General Motors Vehicle Engineering Center in Warren where you will be assigned to a cross-functional site team as CTS' representative andact as a liaison for all new products and technologies. Additionally, you will identify new opportunities to generate additional business and expand our product portfolio. Your key responsibilities will be to:
  • Serve as liaison between the customers engineering group and CTS with respect to all design and application issues
  • Provide on-site technical support for all customer and CTS meetings for new product development and current product applications
  • Formalize specifications for new products and/or assembly applications with respect to customer requirements, design intent, and cost-effective test methods and requirements
  • Support advanced quality planning activities for new products consistent with CTS guidelines and customer expectations (e.g., design FMEAs, design validation, feasibility studies, design of experiments, etc.)
  • Meet customers needs by supporting knowledge acquisition for all CTS products applied to mechanical and electronic systems interactions
  • Ability to travel as needed domestically and internationally
To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Resident Engineer opportunity, you will have:
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience in engineering, product developmentand design
  • Experience with automotive companies and OEMs, ideally Tier 1 or 2 suppliers
  • Ability to understand customer standards, specs and requirements as they pertain to CTS products, capabilities and systems reporting metrics
  • A strong understanding of OEM product development processes
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively interact with high levels of customer management and communicate back to CTS
We touch millions of lives globally every day. CTS is a leading designer and manufacturer of sensors, actuators, and electronic components for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). We have over 20 locations in 12 countries and more than 3,500 employees. Our innovative sensing, connectivity, and motion solutions offer a diverse range of products across many industries. We are at the forefront of innovating life-changing technology, focusing on quality to keep people safe, healthy, and happy.


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