Project Delivery Lead - Tech Center

Job ID
Automotive Design


Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Goken America is an Engineering Services and Product Development company founded in 2004. At Goken America we strive to expand and deliver upon our company motto of “Creating Something Different”. We are continually striving to strengthen our organization, and are always seeking talented individuals who have a strong desire to work in an environment where they can make a difference.


Our “Vision” is to empower our associates to affect change wherever change is needed. Our “Mission” is that in building trust we foster greatness is our people, excellence in our clients and impact in our communities.


Goken America provides an excellent benefits package, one month of paid time off per year and a very competitive compensation plan. In addition, when applicable, we will also provide relocation assistance, temporary housing, visa support and other fringe benefits.


This role at the Goken Dublin office has two major responsibilities


  • Lead Projects at Goken Dublin office
  • Train new associates for their target roles.



  • Coordinate with the product design group at Clients to identify projects and define scope of work.
  • Act as a liaison between Goken teams and Client to identify project requirements, understand technical specifications and meet client expectations.
  • Monitor and track the progress of projects and handle any issues that arise. Report the progress and escalate any issues to management as needed.
  • Responsible for meeting the project deadlines.
  • Work with management on project proposals, scheduling and quoting.
  • Develop product designs, vehicle layouts and drawings using CATIA V5.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior level design engineers as required.
  • Develop and deliver training for new associates.
  • Work with the training manager to design new training materials and evolve existing training materials so that they adequately meet the current needs of the company.
  • Work with the training manager to upgrade current training processes.
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards and following a course life cycle to ensure quality and consistency.
  • Attend educational workshops; review publications and meeting with appropriate staff to develop technical skills.
  • Maintain safe and healthy training environment by following organization standards and legal regulations
  • Demonstrates strong presentation skills, strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial, Manufacturing, Aerospace, or Automotive Engineering and 8+ years relevant experience in the automotive field or in a similarly related area.
  • Minimum 6 years practical design experience with CATIA V5. Also, practical experience with UGNX is a plus.
  • Knowledge of various automotive & product engineering concepts, practices, and procedures. Desire experience working in multiple areas of the vehicle: Ex - Body, Interior, Chassis etc.
  • Strong understanding of DFM (Design for Manufacturability)
  • Minimum 2 years of project lead experience managing projects, leading and directing others is preferred.
  • Experience working on design of jigs and fixtures is a plus.
  • Exposure to CAE tools preferred.
  • Two years quantifiable experience delivering technical presentations
  • Two years quantifiable experience mentoring, coaching and training junior engineers successfully. 
  • Excellent written communication
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to plan, multi-task and manage time efficiently


Desired Characteristics:

Personal Attributes: 


  • Operate with relatively high levels of independence
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Ability to facilitate an environment of friendly competition and high engagement. 



Goken America is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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