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Electrified Powertrain Control Algorithm Development Lead Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1026222

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 1-31-2017

 

The Electrified Powertrain Control Algorithm Development Lead will work within a team of powertrain controls, calibrations and integration engineers to develop electrified powertrain systems for current and next-generation electrified powertrains for FCA vehicles. The overall goal for the team is to develop a complete electrified powertrain that meets the vehicle functional requirements for fuel economy, emissions, drivability, and diagnostics.

The ideal candidate who is a proven leader, a strong team player and willing to work in a fast paced environment, will be responsible for delivering control algorithms, as well as processes, methods and tools to manage a variety of systems and subsystems in the electrified powertrain platform. Each of the selected candidates will lead a team of 5 engineers to coordinate and facilitate the team activities and act as the single point contact for all issues related to the team. Being process oriented and having interdisciplinary experience, the ideal candidate must be able to lead the team to significantly contribute to the development of hybrid powertrain controls and enhance the adhered to processes and tools. The candidate will lead one or more of the following areas of responsibility: torque path and optimization, shifting and hydraulics, control architecture, modeling and advanced controls development.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Applied Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, or Computer Engineering, or a related engineering field from an ABET accredited university
  • 3 years of experience in automotive powertrain control systems
  • Demonstrated technical problem solving
  • Strong overall knowledge of vehicle and powertrain functions
  • Experience with modeling, simulation, development, testing, calibration and/or validation
  • Outstanding interpersonal and problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters in Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, or related engineering field from an ABET accredited university
  • Specialization in classical and modern control disciplines with vehicle application
  • Embedded software experience
  • Knowledge of powertrain control system architecture/best practices
  • Demonstrated application of technical excellence
  • Experience with model-based development tools such as MATLAB/SIMULINK
  • Experience with data acquisition and analysis tools such as ETAS-INCA 

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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