Senior Static Sealing Component Engineer

Location:  Troy, MI

Position Description

Working as a part of an integrated component engineering team, the Senior Static Sealing Component Engineer will be the lead technical advisor responsible for all static gasket sealing and some dynamic seals in powertrain, axle & driveline applications.

Key Responsibilities

•Provide static and dynamic sealing component team support for all powertrain, axle & driveline programs
•Support and co-ordinate gasket resourcing/relocation activities including DVPR, DFMEA, and PFMEA program tracking and managing
•Works closely with Application/Product engineers on selection of gasket sealing designs.
•Writing and updating of static gasket testing procedures, and Knowledge Based Engineering documents
•Provide world-wide plant support for static and dynamic seals including new programs launch support
•Conduct gasket technical reviews with suppliers, internal Product/Application engineering groups, and OEM customers
•Lead, manage and co-ordinate supplier gasket testing activities
•Provide gasket sealing “root cause” analysis support for warranty returns
•Must have flexible work schedule to support high priority gasket sealing issues and testing activities

Required Competencies & Experience:

•BS Mechanical Engineering Degree(Required) and 5+ years work experience with static & dynamic sealing design and testing in the automotive field
•Highly motivated individual with multi-tasking project skills
•20-35% travel required
•Computer and Personal Skills:
•Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
•Strong decision-making, technical aptitude & research skills
•Strong interpersonal, organizational, and team based skills and ability to read engineering drawings and technical specifications
•Ability to mark up engineering fastener drawings
•Ability to perform in-depth GD&T gasket & seal in application stack calculations
•Ability to work with CAD models in UG & Catia V5 modeling software.


•Extensive experience with lab validation of static gaskets in bolted joint designs, and dynamic seals test equipment, and test procedures
•Strong knowledge of static & dynamic sealing designs in automotive applications
•Extensive experience and knowledge of automotive powertain, axle & driveline, or mechanical products and applications


We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package including:

•Competitive base salary { 85,000 – 110,000 plus }
•Medical, dental and vision insurance
•Incentive plan
•Flexible spending accounts
•Disability benefits
•Health savings plan
•Wellness incentives
•Life Insurance
•Tuition assistance program
•401(k) savings plan and company match
•Retirement contribution plan
•Voluntary benefits (legal assistance, financial planning, etc.)
•Paid holidays
•Employee assistance plan
•Vehicle repair/maintenance concierge service