• Prototype Build Engineer - Lead- BIW (Body-In-White manual welding equipment)

    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/9/2018 11:45 AM)
    # of Openings
    Bridget Wilkie
    Engineer Specialist
    Recruiter Email
    Job Location
    US-MI-Auburn Hills
  • Responsibilities

    • The Prototype Build Engineer for this position will be responsible for managing all prototype build activities including developing and communicating build plans based on vehicle specifications, test plans, and program timing.
    • Leading multiple teams to assure all program deliverables are met and resolving any issues affecting build quality, engineering design, manufacturing process, and timing.
    • Weld Process Specialist (Prototype) is responsible for leading the Weld Process in the concept, design, development, and launch of Prototype Body-In-White manual welding equipment.
    • The position will interface with Structure Design, Product Engineering, Prototype Engineering and Plant Management to develop common optimized welding solutions to vehicle build challenges.


    The candidate will be able to demonstrate techniques to the team to increase and sustain quality and throughput. These techniques may include:

    • Machine set-up

    • Optimized welding parameters

    • Implementation of new technology

    • Equipment layout

    • Equipment design


    • The candidate will work with the Prototype BIW operations team to coordinate the implementation of "Best Practice" replications and other process improvements.
    • Through data acquisition and analysis, the team will develop strategies and measurables to improve quality and throughput.
    • These strategies will fall within the boundaries of corporate guidelines and be customized to each plant as needed based on resource levels and skill evaluations.
    • The candidate will understand the BIW specifications completely, as well as, suggest and implement changes to BIW specifications as needed.
    • There will be moderate local travel required.



    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
    • 6+ years experience
    • Basic Vehicle build process knowledge.
    • Basic knowledge of CATIA V5, and/or NX, TeamCenter.
    • Strong Leadership and Communication skills
    • Fluent in Microsoft Office applications and comfortable with preparing presentations and presenting to all levels of management.




    • Will be required to drive a company car.
    • A valid driver’s license is required as well as a clean driving record.
    • Will be required to travel domestically up to 20%


    G-TECH Services, Inc. is a leading certified recruitment and placement firm that specializes in providing highly skilled staff in technical fields such as engineering, IT, procurement, finance and accounting. We have well-established relationships with some of the most respected companies in the country and know our clients’ job requirements and corporate cultures. Once we understand your experience and career aspirations, we aim to connect you with the right opportunity.

    At G-TECH, we embrace a personalized approach to professional staffing, recognizing the important link between employee and employer satisfaction. We work tirelessly to connect qualified job seekers with positions that align with their career goals, skillsets and personalities. Upon placement, we support our employees throughout the duration of their assignments, providing them with a direct point of contact who serves as a dedicated advocate and sounding board. As our employees can attest, this approach is consistently effective in bettering the contract employment experience.

    At G-TECH, our mission is simple: we are dedicated to connecting great people with great places to work.


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