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A Cool Place To Work

Munro & Associates was voted number 83 in Crain’s Detroit Business News, “Cool Places To Work” in 2022.

We are proud to stand out in the community as place where both innovation and fun are achievable simultaneously.  

There are not a lot of other jobs you can apply to where you will have access and opportunity to see so much new and exciting technology.  At Munro you can make a difference!

Our Mission

Munro’s mission is to help our customers consistently maximize product value, quality, and profit, through the establishment of a comprehensive quality assurance system. Munro strives to meet and exceed customer expectations.

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We Provide

  • Competitive salary and bonus potential
  • Paid time off including vacation days and holidays
  • Healthcare, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Industry leading company 401(k) contribution
  • Work with a team of world class engineers
  • Exposure to a broad range of industries
  • Inclusive work culture

Equal Opportunity

  • Munro & Associates Inc. is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.  Munro & Associates Inc. will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, please contact us at 248-362-5110.

Career Opportunities

Costing Engineer for Design Profit Software

Senior Operations Research Analyst


Master’s degree in Statistics, and 1 year of experience as Research Analyst, Statistician, or related.

  • Assist in team management and leadership responsibility by supervising other engineers in costing methodologies, determining program and personnel requirements, and evaluating team member performance to requirements.
  • Lead the costing team maintain the old cost models and develop new cost functions in Design Profit® software.
  • Conduct software and cost models’ demonstration and training for new business development purposes.
  • Develop cost databases maintenance plans that identify resource and budgetary needs. Guide cost engineers maintain the databases.
  • Host the regular internal software and costing training for new employees.
  • Create final project reports and conduct the report out meeting to customers.
  • Evaluate and give insights on the statistical methods and procedures used to obtain data to ensure validity, applicability, efficiency, and accuracy.
  • Read and interpret technical drawings and requirements, evaluate physical components, and use Design Profit® software to analyze for product designs, complexity, manufacturing operations, assembly (DFA/DFM), and cost analysis.
  • Benchmarking and reverse engineering of product designs, material identification, and manufacturing processes.
  • Provide customer feedback, support, updates, and coordination on project meetings and potential optimization ideas.

Senior Design Engineer

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in engineering (mechanical/manufacturing) related field. 10+ years of professional experience as an engineer. Must be a U.S. Citizen and eligible to obtain a security clearance as you will be working on government contracts (D.o.D.).

  • Thorough understanding of common manufacturing processes and the associated design considerations, particularly metal forming and injection molding.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of linear dimensioning and application of GD&T.
  • Ability to understand and analyze GD&T for producibility analysis.
  • Develop Tolerance Stack ups and conduct Variation Simulation Analysis.
  • Must be able to establish themselves as an expert with customer base.
  • Understanding of Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA) principles.
  • Familiarity with other CAD Software programs, including: Solid works and Creo.
  • Familiarity with Finite Element Analysis, Variation Simulation Analysis, and Mold Flow Analysis.
  • Develop CAD models using Solid works and Creo.
  • Review of technical engineering drawings focused on Design Producibility.
  • Mentor, support, and train Engineering Team in standard Engineering Practices.
  • Direct interface with customers.
  • Work cooperatively within an integrated team.
  • Travel to customer sites to analyze products and manufacturing systems.


  • 10+ years of professional experience with design responsibility.
  • Experience with reverse engineering and competitive analysis.
  • Experience in designing for high volume manufacturing.


Senior Automotive Engineering Consultant

Lead Cost Engineer

Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering or related and 12 months of experience as Cost Engineer or related.

  • Work as a technical cost specialist for multiple projects on different areas of manufacturing and commodities.
  • Lead projects by supervising other engineers in costing methodologies, determining program requirements, personnel requirements, and training team members.
  • Collaborate with the customer’s team and deliver cost reports based on requirements.
  • Provide customer feedback, support, updates, and coordination on meetings and potential optimization ideas.
  • Recommend design modifications to improve quality and reduce product cost and weight; Assist in clients’ supply chain analysis and negotiation with suppliers.
  • Define new concept design directions, set Bill of Material cost targets for the client’s future programs.
  • Collaborate with studio and engineering teams as a consultant to initiate a design to target attitude during the product development phase based on the LeanDesign® principles.
  • Interface with design and manufacturing teams in the client’s organization to report make/buy analysis.
  • Read and interpret technical drawings and requirements, evaluate physical components, and use Design Profit® software to analyze product designs, complexity, manufacturability, assembly (DFA/DFM), quality, profitability, and cost analysis.
  • Disassemble and create assembly and manufacturing process Cost Map model for automotive powertrain, interior, body structures, electrical systems, medical devices, industrial devices, consumer products etc.
  • Estimate ground up piece cost for interior plastics, electronic modules, harnesses, commodity items etc.
  • Create standard work procedures and manuals for new team members and improve efficiency for cost benchmarking process.
  • Research technologies, emerging fields, and manufacturing processes to apply on product analyses and develop business cases for customers’ products.
  • Assist in maintaining cost databases, developing cost models and Design Profit® software development and improvement.
Senior Automotive Engineering Consultant

Senior Automotive Engineer

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Automotive Technology, or a related field preferred. 10+ years of professional experience in the automotive industry. Expertise in vehicle integration, systems engineering, product design and packaging, costing, and manufacturing.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Provide expert-level consultation to automotive clients on a wide range of projects, including vehicle integration, systems engineering, product design and packaging, costing, and manufacturing.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to analyze, evaluate, and optimize automotive products and processes.
  • Conduct in-depth assessments and benchmarking activities to identify areas for improvement and cost-saving opportunities.
  • Collaborate with clients to develop and implement innovative solutions that enhance product performance, reduce costs, and increase efficiency.
  • Prepare detailed reports and presentations that communicate findings, recommendations, and actionable insights to clients.
  • Stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to maintain a competitive edge and offer cutting-edge solutions.
  • Demonstrate Munro and Associates Company Values: Integrity, Competency, Collaboration.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Costing Engineer for Design Profit Software

Senior Cost Estimator Associate

As a Senior Cost Estimator Consultant at Munro and Associates, you will play a pivotal role in our mission to provide industry-leading solutions in the automotive sector. We are seeking an individual with 20+ years of experience in cost estimation, with a strong focus on automotive stampings, castings, interior and exterior plastics, electronics/infotainment systems, and tooling. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in a consulting role within a manufacturing environment.

  • Utilize your extensive expertise to consult on cost estimation for automotive components.
  • Specialize in stampings, castings, interior and exterior plastics, electronics/infotainment systems, and tooling.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop accurate cost estimates and provide strategic recommendations.
  • Analyze manufacturing processes to optimize cost efficiencies and offer consultancy on process improvements.
  • Conduct thorough market research to stay updated on industry trends and provide clients with actionable insights.
  • Present cost estimation findings and consulting recommendations to clients and internal teams.
  • Demonstrate Munro and Associates Company Values: Integrity, Competency, Collaboration.
Electrical Costing

Costing Associate


3-5 years’ experience in the Design/Analysis/Cost of Electronic components including:

  • Circuit boards, wire harnesses, auto body electronics
  • Electric Powertrain components 
  • ADAS components and systems

Manufacturing Engineer

5+ years’ experience as a Manufacturing Engineer with Manufacturing Facility Layout Experience 

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, fabrication methods & equipment, and tool design 
  • Experience with CAD Layouts and Material Flow Analysis
  • Experience in calculating production, labor and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.
  • Ideally will have experience with:
  • APQP
  • PPAP
  • DFMEA and PFMEA training/certification. 
  • Control Plans 
  • Occupant protection 

Senior Engineering Associate


Mechanical Engineer, 5+ years’ experience in ICE and EV powertrain

  • EV vehicle electrical powertrain systems design and development
  • Understanding of motors configurations, motor design
  • Understanding of battery, battery management, and battery system design
  • Experience in ICE powertrain design and development

Senior Engineering Associate

Electric Mobility Development, Powertrain

5+ Years in EV Battery, 10+ Years Automotive

  • Comprehensive understanding of EV power storage (battery) design, chemistry, and mfg.
  • Experience with battery/power management systems design, including inverter, chargers
  • Experience in the Design and Development of electric vehicle systems

Senior Engineering Associate

EV Battery / Electric Mobility Systems

Mechanical or Electrical Engineer, 5+ years’ experience in EV powertrain and chassis design

  • EV and autonomous vehicle electrical powertrain systems design and development
  • Has specified motors configurations, motor design
  • Suspension and driving dynamics engineering / Multiple suspension systems development
  • Background in drive by wire design & development
  • CAD / FEA modeling and evaluation
  • MAT LAB and control systems experience