• Body Component Engineer

  • Company Overview

    Today’s complex interconnected world demands companies to conceptualize and deliver cutting-edge products and solutions to market faster than ever before. Altran, a global product development partner, collaborates with clients through world call engineering services to address the business and technical challenges inherent in developing and supporting complex connected systems.


    For over three decades, leading companies and emerging startups in some of the most highly regulated and rapidly evolving industries have relied on Altran to inspire innovation, accelerate time to market, improve predictability, and maximize return on product investment. Altran provides a full complement of technology consulting, software and product development expertise, and engineering services to our client partners in the Medical and Life Sciences, Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, and Manufacturing industries.


    In North America, Altran is based in Burlington, Massachusetts, with additional offices in Detroit and Silicon Valley. For more information, visit

    Job Description

    Altran is looking to hire a Body Component Engineer to work on location in Auburn Hills, MI.



    • Responsible for the engineering, design, development, timing and production release of lighting (exterior) components.
    • Quality improvements, design, regulatory compliance specifications, weight reduction, cost reduction, and efficiency improvement initiatives including communicating technical product status to management.


    • Completed Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
    • 3-5 years automotive lighting experience required.
    • Engineer will design and develop headlights, tail lights, signal lighting for multiple vehicle lines.
    • Responsible for packaging requirements, lighting performance, lighting system behavior/validation. EE background helpful.
    • Knowledge of headlamp, tail lamp, small lamp technologies, design practices and regulatory compliance specifications required.
    • Working knowledge of NX/Teamcenter desired.
    • Knowledge of development testing and validation processes desired.
    • Shainin and/or DFSS blackbelt experience preferred.
    • Experience developing performance standards and source packages helpful.
    • Skills-Competencies/Requirements:
    • Track record of strong leadership.
    • Must be self-directed.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills required to support design/development process.
    • May be required to drive a company car. Valid driver's license is required as well as a clean driving record.
    • May be required to travel domestically and internationally (Canada) 20%

     Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; M/F/D/V


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