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Electrified Powertrain Development Engineer - Power Electronics Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1027546

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 4-12-2017


The Development Engineer is responsible for the development and validation of electric vehicle power electronics and electrified vehicle systems/devices for passenger cars and trucks. The Engineer will develop efficient and cost effective power electronics using cutting edge technologies, the latest test and evaluation equipment/laboratory, and robust simulation tools. He/she will develop power electronic devices DVP & R, define and carry out all required development/validation testing to ensure achievement of all functional objectives, and assure compliance to program goals and participate in supplier assessments and post-test inspection reviews, including detailed failure analysis. The Engineer will work closely with the chosen suppliers and manufacturing entities to ensure designs are robust to customer requirements, meet exact function, and are manufactural without defect. Tests finished product for quality purposes and recommends changes to product specifications as necessary.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in electronics and circuit design and/or development
  • Demonstrable understanding of power electronics and devices
  • DVP&R and DFMEA creation & execution experience
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Understanding of Electrical Engineering standards/protocols, and of power electronics/devices
  • Highly motivated and self-starter
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • 5 years of related power electronics development experience
  • Power electronics/electrical models, simulation experience and FEA
  • Power electronics specifications expertise
  • Electric motor and powertrain controls experience
  • Design and release experience
  • Strongly prefer previous hybrid/high voltage experience
  • Experienced with supplier program management

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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