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Career Opportunities at Optimal

See why The Big Three automakers rely upon Optimal for their staffing services.

We are a Tier-1 supplier of staffing and engineering services to Ford, Chrysler/FCA, General Motors, additional auto OEMs, and component suppliers.

Looking for a new career?

Our experienced technical recruiters build a relationship with you to identify positions that fit your career goals and skills.

Need a better staffing solution?

Find out how our unique approach to sourcing talent speeds up the hiring process and leads to stronger employee placements.

Who We Are

Engineering and Technical Staffing

At Optimal, we don’t just deliver what is asked. We go far beyond that, consistently exceeding customer expectations. Leveraging our multi-industry insight and innovative approach to engineering we identify and recommend the best industry solutions for you.

We started out in 1986 in manufacturing CAE and quickly evolved into a full service advanced engineering supplier and certified technical staffing firm. As a preferred supplier to automotive OEMs for over 30 years, we have built a solid reputation in the automotive industry for both our engineering and staffing services.

Our customers rely upon our recruitment and placement services for their technical staffing requirements. We are a premier automotive staffing supplier to the big three automakers, other OEMs, and component suppliers. Our flexible recruitment and placement services include contract and project staffing, direct placement, payroll services, career development, and training.
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On the engineering side, we are known for our unique approach to analytical benchmarking which provides the highest level of 3D modeling accuracy available. This saves our customers millions of dollars and reduces months of effort in R&D and testing.
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Optimal is MMBDC Certified Minority Supplier Optimal is ISO 9001:2008 Certified Optimal is ISO 14001:2004 Certified Optimal is Ford Q1 Certified

Optimal is also the recipient of the Ford Motor Company Technical Silver Partner Award.

What We Do

Engineering and Technical Staffing

Engineering Services

Since 1986, we have provided innovative automotive engineering services worldwide. We are experts in optimizing vehicle platforms for lightweighting and electrification.  Our unique methods of analytical benchmarking, computer-aided engineering (CAE), optimization, and product development saves our clients time and money.

Technical Staffing

Our unique approach to sourcing talent speeds up the hiring process and leads to stronger employee placements. Working one-on-one with you to clearly define your position and skills/experience requirements allows us to source and hire the best candidates for your company.


At Optimal, we invest heavily in new technologies. Our team of researchers have developed cutting edge innovations to market. See how we are using bamboo to create super-strength natural composite structures.  Find out how we developed a unique method to join dissimilar materials to enable lightweighting of structures.

Latest News

Engineering and Technical Staffing

Optimal Computer Aided Engineering

August 12, 2016

Optimal announces their expansion into the electric vehicle market leveraging their 20+ years of expertise in benchmarking electric vehicles as well as design and engineering of critical electric vehicle components such as vehicle control units, battery packs, battery management systems, EV drive systems.

Learn more about Optimal's electric vehicle programs »

Optimal Engineering Design Optimization

September 28, 2016

Optimal is excited to announce the recent launch of their new program for vehicle lightweighting. Their unique approach to design optimization has been proven to reduce mass in vehicles and components while balancing both the structural integrity and cost of the component.

Learn more about Optimal's vehicle lightweighting programs »

Optimal Engineering Competitive Benchmarking

November 5, 2016

Optimal launches a new program to develop electric vehicle mule and prototype vehicles which accelerates the development timeframe for new electric vehicle platforms, reducing it to 28 months as compared to a traditional vehicle development timeline of 50+ months.

Learn more about Optimal's electric vehicle programs ».

About Optimal Inc.

Headquartered in Michigan we have been providing engineering and technical staffing services since 1986. For more information signup to receive our email announcements and quarterly newsletter.

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47802 West Anchor Court, Plymouth, MI 48170
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