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Design Engineering - Design Engineer in Greenville, SC at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 5/10/2023

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Job Description

Established in 1919 and traded on the NYSE, Standard Motor Products, Inc., (SMP) is a leading independent manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of replacement parts for motor vehicles in the automotive aftermarket industry, with a complementary focus on heavy duty, industrial equipment and original equipment markets.

We are organized into two operating segments. Each segment focuses on providing our customers with full-line coverage of its products, and a full suite of complementary services that are tailored to our customers’ business needs and driving end-user demand for our products. Our Engine Management Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the ignition, electrical, emissions, fuel and safety-related systems of motor vehicles. Our Temperature Control Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the temperature control (air conditioning and heating) systems, engine cooling systems, power window accessories and windshield washer systems of motor vehicles.

We sell our products primarily to automotive aftermarket retailers, program distribution groups, warehouse distributors, original equipment manufacturers and original equipment service part operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Mexico and other Latin American countries.

We employ approximately 4,300 people in North America, Europe and Asia.

Overall Scope

Automotive product design engineer for gasoline fuel injectors. Existing product lines include top feed gasoline port fuel injectors, throttle body injectors, and GDI injectors. A successful candidate will have some familiarity with the general operating principles of solenoids, fluid flow behavior, analysis of data to determine operating characteristics, and CAD design/FEA experience.

Minimum Requirements

•Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electro-Mechanical Engineering

•3 years’ minimum experience in a mechanical design field

•Experience with CAD system such as Creo or SolidWorks

•Proficient with MS Office

•Good organizational skills

•Attention to details

Responsibilities and Duties

•Product design and development of gasoline fuel injectors

•Reverse engineering of existing OE injectors to determine product specifications

•CAD model and drawing creation

• Perform development and project cost analysis

•Coordinate pilot builds for new product launches

• Resolve technical issues with respect to product performance

•Participate in the APQP process to lead new product design projects up through hand-off to manufacturing

•Consult with Sales and Customers to determine product requirements

•Develop specialized design validation testing as needed

• Design data acquisition methods to determine product testing requirements

•Document investigations with engineering reports

Ergonomic Focus

•Uses computer workstation

•Using telephone, copier, scanner, fax and printer


•Frequent verbal and written communication

•Lifting up to 30 lbs. unassisted

•Use of tools and production/lab equipment

Standard Motor Products is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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