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Instrumentation Support Engineer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028289

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 6-9-2017


The Instrumentation Service group is looking for a self-motivated engineer who will be responsible for providing technical leadership in the repair, upgrade, and calibration of dynamometer test systems, instrumentation, and controls to support powertrain testing equipment located at FCA CTC. The Instrumentation Engineer will direct others in the repair and modification of test equipment to maximize facility run time and provide technical knowledge and guidance to technicians as they repair and troubleshoot issues, perform work force management, provide customer interface, and contribute to the operational efficiency goals of the instrumentation group. The Engineer will lead the installation of new and modified test cells, particularly those installations involving new dynamometers and their controls. The Instrumentation Engineer will work effectively with all levels of management, union represented employees, hardware and software engineers and suppliers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent
  • Five years of relevant experience
  • Two years of experience in troubleshooting test equipment and problem analysis including root cause analysis
  • Two years of experience in AC and DC dynamometers systems, test cell instrumentation and test/control systems support
  • Two years of experience with PLC systems including ladder logic and hardware troubleshooting
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple jobs and projects simultaneously
  • Motivated self-starter with good oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrable ability to lead technical personnel to achieve timely and effective completion of assignments

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • Five years of experience with AC and DC motor/drive systems, control systems, computers, PLC, data acquisition systems, electronic components
  • Five years of engine test support with an emphasis on test cell instrumentation and facility systems
  • Two years of experience analyze and define equipment upgrades
  • Two years of experience with the installation of new and modified test cells, particularly those installations involving new dynamometers and their controls
  • Two years of emission equipment support within an engine testing facility 

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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