Jacobs Corrosion Protection Engineer in Allen Park, Michigan

Corrosion Protection Engineer


  1. Program delivery and engineering support for North American programs

  2. Provide corrosion assessment for program milestone reviews

  3. Deliver on-time corrosion sign-off for Program milestones

  4. Develop program corrosion verification plans

  5. Develop/cascade program corrosion targets

  6. Provide early corrosion engineering support to the Programs

  7. Develop and maintain corrosion protection engineering foundation documents

  8. Evaluate the field and competition to understand the performance of vehicles and also improve the corrosion standard and acceptance criteria

  9. Develop and correlate verification methodologies and predictive tools (track, lab and CAE)

  10. Develop, document and deploy corrosion best practices, design rules and material selection rules


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Material Engineering or a related scientific field from an accredited university.

  • Knowledge of automotive systems, components and assembly methods

  • Knowledge of automotive fasteners, joint design and power tool technology

  • Knowledge of conducting tests and analyzing data

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Self–motivated, team oriented and ability to work with others

  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Strong command of Word, Excel, SharePoint

  • Five (5) years of experience in the automotive industry preferred


Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Lifting: Up to 50 lbs, 50%

  • Climbing: NA

  • Crawling: MA

  • Special clothing/equipment (wearing): Slip resistant hardened toe shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection in designated areas, 100%

  • Unusual physical requirements: Sitting (50%), Standing (75%), Bending (25%), Stooping (25%)

  • High noise level: Exposure to high noise areas possible in test facility, 25%

  • Other: NA

Description of Work Environment (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Inside? Outside? Combination? Where?: Inside, office environment, test lab, 100%

  • Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved: NA

  • Hazardous conditions - What are they?: Exposure to test equipment, 25%

  • Travel/transportation requirements: May require occasional local travel, 25%

  • Other: NA

Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?: Computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, 100%

  • Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated which?: NA

  • Tools used in trade - which ones?: Occasional use of hand tools, 25%

  • Other: NA

Criticality of Attendance (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Overtime, regular days, off days: Monday through Friday 7:00am to 4:00pm, 100%. My require occasional overtime and weekend work to cover testing requirements.

  • Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Day shift

  • Necessity for regular attendance: Critical, 100%

  • Urgency for punctuality: Critical, 100%

Other Essential Functions (List other essential functions here.)

Must complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, and background check.

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to self or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Dependable personal transportation to work site is required.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Michigan-Allen Park

Req ID: AER0000RL