STEM Career of the Week – Automotive Engineer

Mary Anderson

Automotive Engineer

Job Description:  Develop new or improved designs for vehicle structural members, engines, transmissions, or other vehicle systems, using computer-assisted design technology. Direct building, modification, or testing of vehicle or components.

Education:  Bachelor’s, Master’s

Possible Job Titles:  Chief Engineer; Development System Efficiency Manager; Dimensional Integration Engineer; Quality & Program Management.; Product Safety; Product Engineer;

Possible Employers:  private sector, military

Famous automotive engineers: Mary Anderson (inventor of the windshield wipers), Florence Lawrence (inventor of the turn signal and brake lights), Gottlieb Daimler (inventor of the gas engine for automobile use,