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HVAC Design Release Engineer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028903

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 7-27-2017


The HVAC Design Release Engineer is responsible for the development and validation of the automotive HVAC unit and duct system. The Engineer will ensure the HVAC unit and duct meet performance objectives and will coordinate development with other functional areas such as IP, hard trim, BIW, Aero/Thermal, Engine Cooling, PDO and suppliers. The selected candidate will maintain a component and sub-system DVP&R, support and keep up to date with component bench testing, simulation, drive-cell and static cell test results as well as perform data analysis and establish proper corrective actions as required. The Engineer will need to lead virtual team to design and perform CFD analysis of ducts that will meet airflow performance. The selected candidate will also support pilot build process at the assembly plant for development and installation of HVAC components.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 6 years of engineering design and release experience
  • Strong interest in automotive industry
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Computer proficient (including spreadsheet, word processing, presentation and database applications)
  • Knowledge in TeamCenter, NX/UG

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university (or equivalent)
  • Experience in HVAC, ducts and outlets
  • Experience with Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)
  • Basic knowledge in Thermodynamics
  • Automotive assembly plant experience

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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