Design Systems, Inc.
  • Engineering/Architecture
  • Pontiac, MI, USA
  • Contract


Full Time Layout Engineer/Integrator within the Central Layout Group (CLG) supporting integration, collaboration, technical direction, and development of vision, feasibility, future, and current program production layouts using AutoCAD.

Note: This contract position could lead to direct full time employment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute the layout development and integration process for Global Propulsion Systems (powertrain) projects (engine, transmission, casting, and/or components) in North America
  • Lead layout development / integration meetings, develop and maintain issues list(s), and facilitate a cross-functional layout development process
  • Provide layout Subject Matter Expert level support to plant, program, CLG staff, and Manufacturing Engineering center customers
  • Maintain drawing file library and process incoming files ensuring adherence to CLG layout standards & procedures
  • Generate installation level design/detail drawings as required
  • Other contributions as appropriate

Skills and Experience Required:


  • Experience utilizing AutoCAD
  • Experience in an automotive manufacturing setting
  • Interpersonal, oral, and written/electronic communication skills enabling interaction with all levels of the organization
  • Analytical ability and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, plan, and execute projects
  • Comfort in effectively organizing and leading meetings/workshops
  • Adept at working efficiently and constructively with multiple customers/programs
  • Familiarity/Experience with Navisworks, LeicaTrueView, and Microsoft Office software
  • College degree or equivalent experience and training
  • Ability to travel to North American facilities without restriction


  • 5+ years 3D layout experience utilizing AutoCAD Architecture and FactoryCAD
  • 3+ years of Production, Maintenance, or ME experience in Press, Body, Paint, GA, Casting, Engine, or Transmission.
  • Experience with Unigraphics (UG), Vis Mockup, and graphic software conversion (i.e. UG to AutoCAD)
  • Knowledge of GMS and Lean Material Flow
  • Working knowledge of GM standards and processes


  • Ability to travel
  • Valid driver's license
  • Personal credit card
  • US citizenship
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