Job Description

GRAMMER is specialized in developing and manufacturing components and systems for car interiors as well as driver and passenger seats for off-road vehicles, trucks, buses, and trains.

As a global partner to the vehicle manufacturing industry, we are represented around the world by our two divisions, Automotive and Commercial Vehicles. Our employees are constantly engaged in developing and producing innovative, flexible solutions to meet challenges in today’s competitive global market. GRAMMER can be found on four continents with more than 50 production, distribution and logistics sites in 20 countries.

GRAMMER is a leading North American full service automotive supplier of highly engineered thermoplastic components and assemblies for interiors and air and fluid management systems.


Here at GRAMMER, we foster a culture that embraces our Grammer CODE: Collaborate in an inclusive environment, Openness in communication and ideas, Drive for results with energy and empower yourself and others by taking ownership of decisions and actions.

What we are looking for:

Grammer is looking for a Product Engineer with experience in commercial vehicle seating systems to join our Grammer Americas team. This role will be located the Plymouth, MI area. The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a team environment. This individual will have an opportunity to make lasting and positive changes in our team!

What you will be doing:

  • Develop seats for off-highway machines that meet the requirements of OEM and aftermarket customers utilizing existing off-shelf components. Develop innovative solutions to help maintain GRAMMER's position as a market leader in off-highway seating.
  • Communicate directly with OEM customers regarding engineering-related issues as required. Complete projects as a member of both regional and global cross-functional teams, which include program management, sales, industrial engineering, and purchasing team members.
  • Travel to GRAMMER locations, OEM customers, suppliers, and trade shows, both domestically and globally, as required (approx. 5%).
  • Build or oversee the build of offline sample seats for OEM customer evaluations and product validation testing.
  • Participate in pre-production build events at GRAMMER plants as required.
  • Develop design proposals and maintain drawings using Catia in a PLM environment, either directly or in collaboration with a product designer.
  • Participate in benchmarking activities as required.
  • Support activities related to VA/VE, the localization of purchased components, and continuous improvement, as required.
  • Use SAP to maintain Bills of Materials (BOM) and to complete tasks in a project workflow.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What you will bring along:

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor Science Degree in Mechanical Engineer or similar degree
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in seating systems
  • Ability to use CAD software to create or manipulate assemblies (Catia preferred)
  • Ability to interpret physical test and FEA results
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work with mechanical tools
  • Ability to bend and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Some German and/or Spanish is a plus

What we can provide you:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage eligibility on day 1
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k)
  • Volunteer Life Insurance options
  • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Robust Employee Assistance Program Services
  • Individualized Developmental Opportunities
  • Hybrid Work Schedule

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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