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Dana Lafayette Sr. Product Design Engineer - 24846 in Lafayette, Indiana

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.Position Overview:Senior Product Design Engineer will be responsible for new product development of Spicer Torque-Hub products. Design responsibility for existing products and new product development as well as overseeing VAVE initiatives. Particular emphasis on electrification and broadening the Spicer Torque-Hub electrification portfolio.Essential Duties:Supervision of direct reportsPlanetary and parallel shaft gearbox designIntegrating hydraulic and electric motors into gearbox designsSpur, helical, bevel, spiral bevel gear designsConcept, design, and test of new productUse of Dana product development processLead DFMEA activitiesWriting test plansWork with suppliers on new technology incorporated into the designWork with manufacturing engineering, purchasing, quality, metallurgy, program management, sales and marketing on new product development in cross functional teamsLead cost reduction and VA/VE projectsDesign/select/validate gears, carriers, planet pins, planet bearings, brake friction, seals, spline connections, thermal capacity, bolted connections, material grade and heat treat for product development of Spicer Torque-HubKnowledge and Skills Summary:Must be driven and a self-starterExcellent mechanical and analytical skillsParametric modeling experienceGDandTPlanetary gearbox design experienceGear geometry, design and life calculations/analysisExperience incorporating electric motors and hydraulic motors into complete drive system designsExperience with DC, AC induction and IPM motor technologiesExperience with hydrostatic transmission systemsAxial piston motorsBent axis motorsGeroller and gerotor motorsUnderstanding of failure modes, surface and bending fatigue failure analysis in gear systemsSuccessful record of VA/VE engineering in the life cycle of a productEducation and Experience:BS in Mechanical, Agricultural or Electrical Engineering, BSMET10 Years design experience in mechanical power transmissionWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.Equal Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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