Open Positions

Linux Administrator

Do you love a challenge where you are learning and developing your skills on a daily basis!  We have the opportunity for you……..

NHK, one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers of springs and seating, is seeking a high performing Linux administrator to join our Information Technology infrastructure team. The infrastructure team handles the full spectrum of IT for the company’s global network, servers (Linux and Windows), security, virtualization, and more!

You will play a key role in the IT Team which will require extensive familiarity with Linux systems and servers and may involve a high level of risk assessment and user support.  Your impact will be felt organization-wide as you are responsible to develop and install Linux systems and servers. Additionally, you will be afforded the opportunity to dive into open source technologies and match them with company business processes as well as set up the architecture of the system, including back-end databases and scripts for specific applications and use cases.

 

 Demonstrated Abilities:

  • High level of motivation to learn quickly and deploy your skills effectively.
  • Server administration – Strong background in Linux or UNIX server setup, deployment, and maintenance
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills including the ability to set priorities, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate complex technical information verbally and in writing
  • Strong problem-solving skills by which to resolve complex issues
  • Demonstrated ability to “think on your feet” and respond to emergency situations effectively
  • Passion to learn new technologies with a focus on Open Source Projects

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information technology, computer science, or business
  • 5+ years Linux administration/engineering using RHEL, CentOS, or Fedora
  • 5+ years virtualization (RHEV, oVirt, VMWare, KVM)
  • 5+ years of storage technologies (SAMBA, NFS, iSCSI, LVM)
  • 2+ years of scripting (BASH, Python, PHP)
  • 3+ years of email systems (Zimbra, Exchange, or similar)
  • 4+ years of Networking (Routing, VLANs, security, Firewall, VPN, Wireless)
  • 2+ years of backup experience
  • 3+ years of VOIP experience
  • 2+ years of monitoring experience
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Preferred:

  • Linux certifications
  • CCNA 

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Senior Product Engineer

NHK International Corporation, 46855 Magellan, Novi, MI 48377 is seeking to employ a Senior Product Engineer based in its Novi, Michigan office. The successful applicant shall serve as a point of contact for customers and the Development team on all technical issues concerning Suspension Spring and Stabilizer Bar business: design, testing, manufacturing, quality, etc. The Senior Engineer will have responsibility for all aspects of design and development activities in cooperation with the manufacturing plant in China for Chinese local customers which also includes technical communication with headquarters in Japan and other NHK group companies. Engineering design principals will be used that are necessary for design work such as statics, strength of materials and programming; application of understanding suspension springs, anti-roll bar design work flow in conjunction with design theories and manufacturing process; conducting design review meetings and summarize the results and follow them up; coordination with the test lab to accomplish required approval testing (RFT: Request for Testing); preparation of reports and presentations for customers; meetings with customers and manufacturing plant personnel to transfer information; review design problems/ calculations for quality and accuracy; initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformities relating to the product, process and quality system; building relationships with primarily Chinese customers and NHK group companies whose parent company is based in Japan to meet program milestones; design with FEA analysis for low stress products to satisfy OEM requirements; create test plans, track testing progress and evaluate results to ensure parts meet customer requirements; establish and monitor DFMEA’s, DVP’s and design micro-schedules for all projects; train and monitor junior Engineers to support on-going projects and other duties as assigned. 20% travel to Hungary, Japan, China, India, Mexico M-F 40 hrs./wk. M-F 40 hrs/wk. 8:00am – 5:00pm. $109,179.00/yr.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Masters’ degree in Engineering or a related field.
Must read, write and speak English, Chinese and Japanese.
Please submit your resume to NHK International Corporation, 46855 Magellan Drive, Novi, MI 48377- Attn. to: Human Resources Department, if interested in the position.

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Corporate Pricing Strategist

NHK INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (“NHK”) of Novi, Michigan, Manufacturer of automotive suspension springs, is seeking a Corporate Pricing Strategist to work at its location at 326 Page Drive, Franklin, Kentucky, 42134      

Duties and Responsibilities Analyze North American market trends and collect technical information specific to the manufacture of automotive chassis sub-structures (suspension units; solid and hollow-tubular stabilizer-bars, coil springs and their interaction with surrounding components), production tooling (forming & forging dies, fixtures & gauges), heat treatment (heating, quenching and tempering) and corrosion mechanisms to formulate pricing strategy, evaluate manufacturing costs for entire supply chain for product developments and mass production, developing price database to monitor market price and analyze customer price sensitivity and implement corporate sales strategies and develop long term business plans.


Review and analyze customer requirements and factors relevant to cost factors:  material, purchasing parts, production and administration to prepare quotations for customers and negotiate price. As internal liaison collaborate between Design, R&D, Material Procurement, Engineering, Production, Quality, Shipping and Accounting Departments) at NHK affiliated companies, interpret and review engineering drawings with Engineers and provide technical direction and recommend  corrective actions relevant to required changes to dimensional tolerances and effect on cost; quality, productivity and practicability of the manufacturing processes and  present proposals on cost & weight savings through Value Added / Value Engineering, and benchmarking activities.

Meet with NHK Sales Managers in North America and its affiliates located in (Japan, China, Thailand, India, Hungary and Mexico) to collect price and production capacity information to create price coordination for the global business sourcing activities.  Prepare and present long term budget to NHK Japan, including future sales projection, technical trends in the market and production capacity to optimize resource allocation in the NHK’s global network for the customers and NHK’s capacity and profitability.  Travel required: 15% International travel to Japan, China, Thailand, India, Hungary and Mexico, and 35% travel within the U.S.

Minimum Requirements – Minimum Requirements:  Master’s degree in Business Administration or Marketing or Operational Management, or foreign degree equivalent, plus 3 years of experience as a Corporate Pricing Strategist or Marketing Manager   Experience must include analyzing North American market trends and collecting technical information specific to the manufacture of automotive chassis sub-structures (suspension units; solid and hollow-tubular stabilizer-bars, coil springs and their interaction with surrounding components), production tooling (forming & forging dies, fixtures & gauges), heat treatment (heating, quenching and tempering) and corrosion mechanisms to formulate pricing strategy, evaluate manufacturing costs for entire supply chain for product developments and mass production, developing price database to monitor market price, analyzing customer price sensitivity, implementing corporate sales strategies and developing long term business plans; interpreting and reviewing engineering drawings with Engineers to provide technical direction, recommending  corrective actions relevant to required changes to dimensional tolerances and effect on cost; quality, productivity and practicability of  manufacturing processes,  presenting proposals on cost & weight savings; Meeting with  Sales Managers worldwide collecting price and production capacity information to create price coordination for the global business sourcing activities.  Preparing and presenting long term budget to the parent company. Travel required: 15% International travel to Japan, China, Thailand, India, Hungary and Mexico, and 35% travel within the U.S.

Please submit your resume to NHK International Corporation, 46855 Magellan Drive, Novi, MI 48377 Attn. to: Human Resources Department, or go to www.nhkinternational.com  if interested in the position

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Senior Product Engineer

This position calls for a dynamic, innovative and self-motivated Senior Product Design Engineer who will participate in all aspects of design and development in cooperation with our customers and other NHK group companies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and modify design of coil springs and stabilizer bars for customer specifications
  • Manage all related development activities through validation and launch
  • Establish and maintain DFMEA’s, DVP’s, and design micro-schedules for all projects
  • Meet with customers and manufacturing plant personnel to transfer information
  • Exciting travel to customers and plants globally

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3-5 years of experience in automotive industry.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Knowledge of GD&T, DFMEA and other engineering tools.
  • CATIA or UG NX experience is a plus!
  • Ability to travel 10-20%.

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Senior Product Engineer

This position calls for a dynamic, innovative and self-motivated Senior Product Design Engineer who will participate in all aspects of design and development in cooperation with our customers and other NHK group companies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and modify design of coil springs and stabilizer bars for customer specifications
  • Manage all related development activities through validation and launch
  • Establish and maintain DFMEA’s, DVP’s, and design micro-schedules for all projects
  • Meet with customers and manufacturing plant personnel to transfer information
  • Exciting travel to customers and plants globally

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3-5 years of experience in automotive industry.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Knowledge of GD&T, DFMEA and other engineering tools.
  • CATIA or UG NX experience is a plus!
  • Ability to travel 10-20%.

Competitive benefits package
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Senior Product Engineer

This position calls for a dynamic, innovative and self-motivated Senior Product Design Engineer who will participate in all aspects of design and development in cooperation with our customers and other NHK group companies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create and modify design of coil springs and stabilizer bars for customer specifications
  • Manage all related development activities through validation and launch
  • Establish and maintain DFMEA’s, DVP’s, and design micro-schedules for all projects
  • Meet with customers and manufacturing plant personnel to transfer information
  • Exciting travel to customers and plants globally

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3-5 years of experience in automotive industry.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Knowledge of GD&T, DFMEA and other engineering tools.
  • CATIA or UG NX experience is a plus!
  • Ability to travel 10-20%.

Competitive benefits package
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