• Design Engineer I- Steering

    Job Locations US-OH-Dublin
    Job ID
    Advanced Engineering
  • Overview

    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 in 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.


    Position Summary:

    This role will support engineering design and development activities.


    Essential Duties (This list is not exhaustive and other duties may be assigned):

    •  Lead and support the engineering activities for large scale product development programs by investigating feasibility, performing design using 3-D modeling software, conduct layout review and 2D drawing creation.
    • Analyze and resolve problems with moderate level of guidance and direction.  
    • Create part specification requirements and BOM.
    • Negotiate with surrounding component business units and suppliers.
    • Search new ways to increase overall efficiency, utilize up-to-date technology, and reduce design and parts costs. 
    • Travel to client sites required.





    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 2-7 years relevant industry experience or Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years relevant industry experience or Associate’s degree and 5+ years relevant industry experience.
    • Education with the following specialties preferred: Mechanical, Mechanical Technology, Aerospace, Automotive, Manufacturing.
    • Experience using 3-D modeling software tools (CATIA V5 preferred).
    • Good understanding of DFM (Design for Manufacturing) required.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proficiency in MS office.

    Preferred Skills: 

    • Minimum 1 year of experience working on automotive steering systems.
    • CAE experience utlizing CATIA V5
    • Experience managing product development from concept to release.
    • Good problem solving skills.
    • Ability to develop feasible layouts with minimal direction.  
    • Ability to coordinate to with cross functional team and suppliers to make sure the parts meet specification and schedule

    Physical Demands:   

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.


    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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