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About you:

Are you someone who enjoys a team driven environment in a structured environment with task focus? Do you like the ability to switch from one item to the next as priorities change?  If this describes what motivates you every day, then this may be the position made for you.

What you’ll do:

Be responsible for the design, development, testing and validation of Means engineered Electro-Mechanical Components.  This includes, but is not limited to Linear Actuators, Solenoids, Magnets and Sensors.

What we’re looking for:

Someone with a working knowledge of Linear Actuators, Solenoids, Magnets and Sensors.  The ability to comprehend / assess electro-magnetic virtual analysis of actuation systems.  Possess strong Communication Skills and be able to interface effectively with automotive OEM’s and component suppliers.

Cadidate must have a Bachelors in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering along with 3 – 5 years in Electrical Component Product Engineering, Product Development. Some knowledge of power transmission general function would be preferred.

Who we are:

Means Industries, headquartered in Saginaw, MI, is a Tier 1 global automotive supplier of high value transformational propulsion-system technologies. Established in 1922, Means continues to foster a culture of collaboration through two business units, Means Propulsion Systems and Means TransForm Products. Our passion for problem solving drives everything we do and we remain committed to producing high quality innovative technology solutions for our global customers.

For more information about our company and to apply to this position, please visit our website (

Means is a division of Amsted Industries (, one of the world’s largest transportation component manufacturers. Based in Chicago, Amsted specializes in products that serve the rail, heavy-duty vehicle, automotive, construction and general industrial markets. Amsted is one of the largest 100 percent employee-owned companies in the United States.

Means supports and cultivates creativity through a collaborative cross functional work environment.  By nurturing innovation at all levels of the company, Means’ desire for progress and improvement helps launch pioneering, transformative technologies within the automotive industry. 

With a high level focus on people development, you can grow and develop through diverse work experiences and quality training opportunities.  Means is experiencing exponential growth and supports a culture where employees take pride and ownership in their work.  As an employee owned company, you will recognize your direct impact on the business and be part of its success (US Only). 

Means offers a comprehensive range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with employer matching, a health savings account with contribution for US employees and an excellent retirement package.

Means is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. No agencies.