Director of Engineering, Gasoline Engines

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00018333
Date Posted:Jul 17
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
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Our Client - an Automotive Supplier in Auburn Hills, MI is looking to hire a DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING - ENGINES. This is a full time Direct Hire Opportunity. the Director is responsible for driving the technical direction of Global customer projects, and serving as the primary engineering interface with customers and Senior Management.

The role will champion the Gasoline Group and stay informed on the latest technologies, methods and tools to ensure that the leading-edge of technology. We are looking for an individual that explores new business opportunities and supports growth into new areas of technology.


  • Strong technical knowledge of Internal Combustion (IC) engines
  • Manager or Supervisor experience
  • Manage 10-50 people
  • Well connected in the IC engine world
  • Develop, manage and supervise Gasoline Engine engineering team and technical associates
  • Manage department profitability and financial activities, including budgeting, planning and compliance
  • Work closely with our Finance Team to ensure proper controlling activities
  • Continually improve departmental processes and procedures for maximum efficiency
  • Develop and direct procedures and methods to ensure quality standards are met and maintained for projects, and internal and external activities
  • Coordinate with other business units on cross-functional projects
  • Coordinate with Business Development and US/Global Senior Management on efforts
  • Experience developing publications and presentations for global audiences BS in Engineering required and Master’s degree preferred 10-15+ years of automotive engineering experience
  • 5+ years of automotive and technical leadership experience required

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume in Word format to

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