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Expert Mechanical Engineer / Tooling expert

Krakow (City), Lesser Poland, Poland

Job ID : J000637778

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We say goodbye to the basic electronic architecture created in the late 90s and hello to a smarter way of designing and building vehicles. As part of our hardware team, you help us engineer, design and produce an entirely new and smarter architecture for tomorrow’s cars.

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  • Analytical
  • Communicative
  • Curious
  • Quick-thinking
  • Solution-Driven
  • Team player

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“Over the years, I’ve worked with passionate and brilliant people from various competencies to bring new ideas to life-changing products. My coworkers are awesome! The trust and support that I’ve received from my supervisor and coworkers allow me to perform my job with great satisfaction and make a difference in the real world.”

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Job Description

If you are passionate about innovative solutions and looking forward to contribute safe transportation; if your values are defined by teamwork, respect, striving to success, and you are eager to work in an international environment – join our team!

You will play a key role in designing Active and Passive Safety products, like radars and PODS sensors for biggest OEMs on the automotive market.

Help us shaping the future of mobility!

Your Role:

  • Plans injection molds, molding equipment and stamping tools as well as the required manufacturing process of parts for new projects.
  • Estimates tooling costs and tooling details concerning volumes and lifetime in concept and development phase.
  • Supports designers (part design) on molding stamping issues during design phase to get parts designed for manufacturing.
  • Prepares with suppliers and design engineers P-FMEA and Tooling FMEA.
  • Perform meetings with tool suppliers to define needed technology of the tools based on our specifications.
  • Coordinates needed activities for new tools with suppliers and our tool launch center like measurement reports, capability study, sample parts, improvement etc.
  • Analyzing customer requirements and assumptions of the concept group
  • Defining and verifying components in a product
  • Supporting in defining special characteristics in the product
  • Supporting the creation and approving of technical documentation (CAD model and technical drawings)
  • Participation in the Part and Product Approval (PPAP) process
  • Cooperation with other competencies like Manufacturing, Mechanical, Validation, or Quality Engineers
  • Communicating with customers and suppliers worldwide

Your Background:

  • University degree (mechanics, mechatronics or related)
  • Industrial or Manufacturing Engineer or examined technician with 5 years of experience in automotive industry
  • Experience in designing mechanical parts, mainly plastic, metal casting and sheet metal.
  • Knowledge of dimensioning incorporating GD&T approach
  • Knowledge of the DFMEA, SPC, KPC.
  • Good experience in manufacturing processes and technology, such as, molding, stamping, painting, laser- etching
  • Very good English and communication skills
  • Willingness to short business trips

Nice to have:

  • Experience in automotive industry
  • Knowledge of CAD software (NX)

Location: Kraków, Wielicka 28, Equal Business Park

Aptiv Rewards & Advantages

  • Get a list of benefits such as private health care, child fund, life insurance, Employee Pension Plan (+ 3,5% on each gross salary), trainings, sports activities Multisport card and hybrid type of work.

Some see differences. We see perspectives that make us stronger.

Diversity and Inclusion are sources of innovation and creativity, both of which are essential to Aptiv’s success. Everyday our diverse team comes together, drives innovation, pursues solutions, and meets challenges using their unique abilities, perspectives and talents, changing what tomorrow brings. When you join our team, you’ll get encouraged to think boldly, express your viewpoint and innovate as a matter of habit.

Some See Technology. We See a Way to Make Connections.

At Aptiv, we don’t just see the world differently; we work to change reality. That means developing technology that rewrites the rules of what’s possible in the pursuit of making transportation safer, greener and more connected. Today there are more than 180,000 of us globally, located in 46 countries, and united by one mission. Join the movement and together, let’s change tomorrow.


Update February 11, 2022

‘We are one of the largest vehicle technology suppliers and our customers include the 25 largest automotive original equipment manufacturers (“OEMs”) in the world. We operate 127 major manufacturing facilities and 12 major technical centers utilizing a regional service model that enables us to efficiently and effectively serve our global customers from best cost countries. We have a presence in 46 countries and have approximately 18,900 scientists, engineers and technicians focused on developing market relevant product solutions for our customers’

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  • Passion for Results

  • Think and Act Like Owners

  • Operate with Respect

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