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Brake Development Engineer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028766

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 8-8-2017


The Brake System Development Engineer is responsible for validation, development and system performance to targets on assigned platforms. The Engineer will be responsible for evaluating brake systems for established targets and co-developing and validating counter measures when necessary to satisfy targets. These targets include performance and NVH aspects. The ideal candidate will have an excellent analytical and practical knowledge of brake system design and operation. He/she must have experience in data reduction and processing and can continuously improve existing specifications and procedures as needed. The Engineer will work in the development of new procedures as needed and will also have a major focus on the product area for continuous improvement of customer satisfaction.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • 5 years of experience in brake engineering
  • 5 years of DFMEA/SFMEA and DVP&R experience, such as write, review, execute a system level DVP for a brake system
  • Knowledge of vehicle level brake system design and validation
  • Knowledge of brake system and performance and sizing modeling/analysis
  • Proven problem solving skillset (Shainin, DFSS, etc.)
  • Experience with technical report writing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Design for Six Sigma certification
  • 5 years of experience in vehicle level brake system design and validation
  • Familiarity in vehicle dynamics
  • Experience in quality/reliability engineering
  • Familiarity with federal /international regulations (FMVSS135, ECE13H, etc.)
  • Familiarity with industry standard vehicle and component level brake system specifications
  • Familiarity with instrumentation and raw data processing 

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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