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Combustion System Development Engineer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1027392

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 5-8-2017


The Advanced Engine Systems department is seeking a talented engineer to become part of a small, highly-focused team. The team is part of FCA's Advanced and SRT Powertrain organization, and is responsible for developing FCA's next generation of engines and associated technologies. This challenging position combines multiple engineering disciplines including combustion, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and controls. The candidate should understand in detail how these areas relate to engine efficiency, performance, and emissions. Typical duties will include the planning and execution of development activities, and utilizing laboratory facilities as appropriate (e.g. engine dynamometer, vehicle chassis dynamometer, test stands, etc.).

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years' combustion system development experience or graduate level engine testing experience
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Expert understanding of combustion and dynamometer instrumentation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience using MATLAB / SIMULINK
  • Familiarity with capabilities of 1D and 3D combustion codes (e.g. Wave, GT-Power, AVL Boost, Kiva, STAR-CD, Converge, CHEMKIN)
  • Able to manipulate and analyze large, complex sets of data

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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