Vehicle Closures Engineer


Full Time


  • Develop the engineering schedule & manage the resources.
  • Review/Approve 3D CAD & 2D Drawings, develop & present design reviews to internal/external team members.
  • Approve test reports and conduct reliability, risk, and safety analysis.
  • Manages product engineering, design and release for Vehicle Closures Systems including structure, glass/glaze, molding, and mechanisms.
  • Lead timing, cost, weight, function and quality for a complete Vehicle Sealing system.
  • Integrates and program manages engineering service partners for a complete Vehicle Sealing system including CAE development. Coaches and mentors
  • internal and external engineers and designers.
  • CAD and CAE management in collaboration with vehicle integration.
  • Plans for parts and assemblies timing alignment with overall program timing plan and mitigation strategies as appropriate.
  • Provide support with feasibility and section proposals to clearly instruct Design/Engineering team.
  • Maintains up-to-date BOM (Bill of Material) for all assigned parts.
  • Perform feasibility checks with respect to material, manufacturing & design perspective.
  • Well versed with ASME or relevant standard & methodology.
  • Responsible for the final deliveries and quality.
  • Provides updates on timing and program updates, roadblocks to management team as required.
  • Experience with DFMEA and DVP&R’s.
  • Verify styling theme feasibility (manufacturing, ergonomics, serviceability, safety & regulatory requirements)


  • BSME required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • A minimum of 7 years of Vehicle Sealing experience is required. OEM or major Tier 1 experience strongly preferred.
  • CATIA V5-V6 release experience required, Expert Knowledge Preferred
  • Cradle to grave experience starting from concept design up to post-launch support is a must.
  • Dimensional Management and Dimensional Checking experience preferred.
  • Strong people skills required. Team leader experience is a must.
  • Experience in Team Center / PLM preferred
  • Microsoft Suite knowledge required.
  • Works well in a cross-functional team environment.


Other than offering endless snacks and coffee, we provide our people with full medical, dental, and vision benefits. Work/life balance is also key, so we offer solid paid vacation time. All jobs are located onsite at our HQ in Los Angeles.

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    INDIEV Recruiting 12/09/2021
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