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Calibration Engineer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1022824

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 7-18-2016


Diesel engines are an important part of greenhouse gas strategies for auto manufacturers. This position will work to address the challenges of making diesel engines clean, quiet and perform well in the light duty vehicles. The Diesel Calibration Engineer is responsible for developing test plans, establishing goals /timelines, and communicating status of a project to completion. The Calibration Engineer will plan and coordinate day to day activities including interaction with technicians and support engineers. He/she will: a). Utilize structured problem solving methods to make data based hardware and calibration decisions. b). Evaluate new engine hardware and technology for future applications. c). Analyze, plan, and solve complex system problems as they relate to calibration development. d). Manipulate and utilize large and complex sets of data. e). Actively participate in the development of standard hardware and calibration development processes and procedures. f). Participate in meetings with management, product design, and systems teams. g). Present summaries and detailed reports on specific assignments, including timing projections. This position combines multiple engineering disciplines to develop diesel hardware and calibrate the engine management system of engines produced by the company. The candidate should expect to travel 4-6 weeks throughout the year for system validation/verification.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent from an ABET accredited university
  • Prior experience with development and calibration of diesel engines, or an advanced degree, academic research, or a previous internship/co-op in a related field. Experience in data acquisition and processing data MATLAB / SIMULINK experience
  • Working knowledge of engine analysis and calibration tools, emissions regulations, engine technologies and competitive products
  • Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good teamwork skills and ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Valid US driver's license with an excellent driving record


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Diesel Aftertreatment Development, such as SCR and/or DOC/DPF
  • Master of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Master of Science in Computer Science from an ABET accredited university
  • Hardware-in-the-loop development /verification
  • Database management of production calibrations

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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