USA +1 248.579.4295
Froude, Inc.
41123 Jo Drive, Novi, MI 48375 USA

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We are dedicated to providing the right environment for our employees in order for them to excel in their particular field. Investments are continually made, at all levels, in training and development of skills to enable team members to perform to their highest capability. Keep checking back for current openings.

This is a successful company with a strong engineering, manufacturing and commercial pedigree.

If you are interested in the exciting fields of automotive, aerospace, marine and industrial power generation, with a worldwide flavor, then Froude could use your skills and provide you with a challenging and exciting work environment.



Open Opportunities

Current Openings in Novi MI USA

Production Coordinator
Location: Novi, Michigan USA

Froude Inc., a manufacturer of highly-engineered engine testing products, is seeking an experienced, high-energy Production Coordinator to support our company’s US production facility in Novi, Michigan. The production planner will be responsible for the efficient control of build/service activities of Froude and Go Power Systems engine dynamometer test equipment. The core work hours of the position will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 EST. 

We service, design, develop and manufacture engine dynamometer products and systems. Our customers include Ford, GM, Rolls Royce, Volkswagen, Siemens, GE, Pratt & Whitney, and a variety of other major US and international companies. Froude is headquartered in Novi, Michigan and we have a manufacturing center in Worcester, United Kingdom.

The successful applicant will possess good communication and organizational skills and will be a positive influence in a small and growing team. A minimum of three years of production coordinator/scheduler experience are required.


  • Manage deadlines based on project expectations to ensure on-time delivery to customers
  • Schedule usage of production materials to ensure optimal production levels
  • Evaluate suppliers or quality, timeliness and match according to goals
  • Monitor material supply flow and identify any shortages or bottlenecks in usage
  • Identify and resolve problems relating to inventory
  • Forecast market challenges based on competitor analysis and industry trends
  • Address issues regarding quality and production
  • Produce reports based on findings and performance of production


  • Prior experience as a production coordinator in the industry preferred but not required
  • Good understanding of the industry market trends and conditions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong regard for product quality and safety standards
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous and diligent
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a production coordinator role
  • Associates degree preferred but not required

If this sounds like a position that you are interested in, please email your resume to HR@froudedyno.comApplicants must be authorized to work in the US.


Current Openings in Worcester UK

Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer 

Worcester, Worcestershire, UK 

Salary:  Competitive (Dependent upon Experience)  

  • 25 Days Plus Bank Holidays. Bank Holidays • Pension, Company Benefits and 36.75 hour week (Mon-Thurs - 08:00am-16:30pm Fri 08:00am-12:45pm).  

Contract: Permanent  

Job Overview 

We are looking for a creative Mechanical Engineer to work on all product stages from research and development to design and manufacture, through to installation and final commissioning. The goal is to design and engineer dynamometer and related system mechanical components of innovation and excellence. 


  • Perform a full lifecycle product development (design, develop, test prototypes, manufacture and implement) 
  • Design and provide drawings for systems and components that meet needs and requirements 
  • Confirms system and product capabilities by designing feasibility and testing methods; testing properties. 
  • Develops manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling, and installing components. 
  • Supports the Production and Commissioning Departments during equipment build and installation. 
  • Assures system and product quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and system capabilities; confirming fabrication, assembly, and installation processes. 
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. 
  • Test and evaluate theoretical designs 
  • Identify, formulate and produce effective solutions to emerging problems 
  • Evaluate final product’s overall performance, reliability and safety 
  • Alter and modify the design to meet requirements and to eliminate malfunctions 
  • Prepare product reports and documentation including but not limited to operational manuals, produce specifications, etc. 
  • Engage in lifelong learning and develop new theories or methods 
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. 

General Statement  

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities and you may be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by changing roles and the overall business objectives of Froude.  


  • Preferably 5 years proven working experience in mechanical engineering 
  • Working experience with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) 
  • Hands-on experience with Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) and Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) 
  • Experience with 2D or 3D engineering design and manufacturing tools. Preferably Solid Works (e.g., AutoCAD or other) 
  • Adequate knowledge of engineering analysis tools (ANSYS, ProMechanica or similar) 
  • Mathematical computing and analysis tools knowledge (Matlab, Excel, LabView, etc) 
  • Solid understanding of core concepts including mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics, materials science, etc. 
  • Creativity and analytical skills 
  • Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner 
  • Strong technical writing skills 
  • Manufacturing experience preferred 
  • Dynamometer engineering experienced preferred 
  • BSME degree  

Personal Attributes 

  • Integrity 
  • Inquisitive 
  • Energetic 
  • Determined 
  • Organized 
  • Good communicator – Written & Verbal 
  • Thorough 
  • Self-starter  

If this sounds exciting and you’re interested in a ground floor opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to with the reference number FUK-MDE-002 in the email subject Bar. 
Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK. 


Check back periodically for openings.

Froude Dynamometers
Froude dynamometers are renowned the world over as high quality, reliable and accurate. Our test equipment will provide a return on your investment for many years.
Froude, Inc. 
41123 Jo Drive, 
Novi, MI 48375 USA
+1 248.579.4295

Froude, Ltd. 
Blackpole Road, Worcester WR3 8YB 
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