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Entry Level Engineer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: S621

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 10-13-2016


The Product Release Engineer will be responsible for designing and developing automatic transmission components and sub-systems. He/she will develop technical requirements for components and evaluate designs to the "engineering best practice" documents. The Engineer will develop DVP&R plans to validate design changes and oversee resourcing and supplier testing activities. He/she will support manufacturing on production related issues and generate and implement cost reduction ideas and will participate in warranty/cost reduction meetings and develop solutions for warranty issues. The Engineer will conduct root cause analysis of issues and identify the root cause and interface with transmission systems group to address GIMS issues, provide guidance and direction to suppliers through resourcing, process or sourcing changes, and development using the Forever Requirement (FR) system and work closely with design, CAE, Scientific Labs, SQA, P&S, manufacturing, vehicle synthesis, suppliers, etc. The ideal candidate must be capable of managing multiple on-going projects and must be capable of working independently and in teams.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an (ABET) accredited university 
  • Good understanding of mechanical engineering fundamentals
  • Technical career oriented, focus in automotive engineering 
  • Working knowledge of the following tools: Function model, DFMEA, DVP&R, PPAP systems 
  • Strong analytical capabilities; Capable of analyzing complex data and providing a clear summary
  • Strong problem solving and interpersonal skills 
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills 
  • Ability to work independently and in teams 
  • Ability to manage multiple on-going projects 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Must have a valid driving license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes including casting, forging, powder metals, machining, and assembly
  • Familiarity with CAD and FEA software would be a benefit
  • Electrical/electronic engineering knowledge
  • Specialty course work in transmission and driveline related subjects of particular interest (gear technology, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, etc.)

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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