Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Location Northville, USA

Pacesetting. Passionate. Together. Since 1899, HELLA, one of the leading automotive suppliers worldwide, has shaped the industry with innovative lighting systems and vehicle electronics. In addition, the company is one of the most important partners of the aftermarket and independent workshops. What motivates us: Shaping the mobility of tomorrow and fostering the central market trends such as autonomous driving, efficiency and electrification, connectivity and digitization as well as individualization. Every day, 39,000 employees worldwide are committed to this with passion, know-how and innovative strength.

  • In this position, you will be responsible for:
  • Mechanical design and development of automotive electronic modules and injection molding


  • Develop electro-mechanical products to meet internal and customer specifications and requirements
  • Perform thermal modeling analysis and simulations for elecrtronic components and heat sinks
  • Construct product level DFMEAs and interface DFMEAs
  • Support manufacturing on products currently in production
  • Develop engineering project timetable to meet customer requirements
  • Coordinate product development with customers, suppliers, and all Hella departments (i.e. lab,
  • Project management, quality, etc.
  • Assist in development of validation test plans to ensure design changes meet internal and customer requirements
  • Lead design reviews for concept and product releases
  • Communicate efficiently and effectively with customers, suppliers and other Hella departments
  • Local and international travel; Customers, suppliers, manufacturing, etc
  • Use SAP for storing mechanical documentation


  • 6+ years experience in automotive mechanical / electromechanical engineering and product development
  • BSME or MSME
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with automotive processes and materials
  • Experience in defining design requirements using industry standards
  • Experience evaluating FEAs and using results to optimize mechanical design
  • Product development in all phases (acquisition / concept thru production)
  • Root cause and problem solving skills
  • Tolerance stacks analysis
  • DFMEA development
  • Experience with injection molding, stamping processes and tooling
  • Experience using SAP
  • Experience using PTC Integrity


Take the opportunity to reveal your potential within a global, family-run company that offers you the best possible conditions for progressing in your career.

Please send us your application through our careers portal, citing reference number 90022213.

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HELLA Electronics Corporation
Mr. Dwayne Harris
15951 Technology Drive
48168 Northville Township, Michigan