Senior Advanced Design Engineer at Allison Transmission (Indianapolis, IN)

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Senior Advanced Design Engineer

Job Description:

We build cities. We drive commerce. We help save lives. For nearly 100 years, Allison Transmission has powered the vehicles and technology that move our world forward. What powers us? Our employees. From the first person hired by James Allison in 1915 to the thousands across the globe who work for Allison today, we're driving progress everywhere because we employ top talent worldwide. This is a great opportunity in Indianapolis, IN for a Senior Advanced Design Engineer. Learn more about this role and how you can begin driving your career forward.

As a Senior Advanced Design Engineer, you will be focused on new architecture design and development in commercial and electric vehicle propulsion solutions. The primary responsibility is to establish and develop new architecture designs and to support the development, testing, and release of vehicle propulsion solutions.

  • Develop "clean sheet" transmission power flow architectures as well as component designs using sound engineering principles, GD&T and tolerance stack-ups.
  • Perform engineering calculations: component loading, stress, and life calculations for general sizing efforts
  • Direct and collaborate with CAD designers to develop new product concepts
  • Develop Bill of Materials
  • Design new parts in CAD, review FEA results and make design judgements based on those results: components may include shafts, gears, flanges and other torque carrying components
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of new designs and modifications to components and sub-systems
  • Support and solve component deviation requests, durability, and other field issues
  • Determine appropriate DVP&R level to validate the product and execute to completion by initiating test requests, supporting data review and interpretation, and a thorough review of test reports
  • Support DFMEA, PFMEA activity and assessment to Best Practices to guide product design; including either generation of new or modification of existing
  • Develop a solid understanding of the manufacturing and assembly aspects of design
  • Work with suppliers, Purchasing, and Supplier Quality Engineers to support cost reduction, sourcing decisions, and design changes
  • Work with internal advanced analysis group as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in design of powertrain components
  • Thorough knowledge of mechanical systems and torque carrying components and devices
  • Proficient in 3D CAD tools
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and blueprints
  • Strong oral and written business communication skills
  • Strong organization and analytical ability


Allison Transmission is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status.

Employment with Allison Transmission, Inc. is voluntary and is subject to termination by the employee or Allison Transmission, Inc. at will, with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time. If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran requiring assistance and/or reasonable accommodations reviewing any of our career information, please contact us at 317-242-5000

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Indianapolis, IN

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Allison Transmission operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Indianapolis, IN. Allison Transmission was founded in 1915. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 25 open jobs at Allison Transmission, click here.
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