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Mechanic - Powertrain Test Operations Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1025975

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 1-25-2017


Much has been said and written about FCA and the state of the American automotive industry, but the most important part of the story is being written now. FCA is creating a global industrial powerhouse. Every new day and new challenge brings the opportunity to drive your future. You'll get involved. You'll take risks. You'll leave your mark. Come and blaze new trails with us!

The FCA Powertrain organization is currently seeking a Powertrain Test Operations Mechanic to join the team at the FCA Headquarters & Tech Center in Auburn Hills, MI. The Powertrain Test Operations Mechanic, working within the Powertrain Labs at CTC is responsible for supporting engine performance, development, and calibration activities for Powertrain Engineering.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Engine setup for dynamometer testing including sensors, wiring, and fabrication
  • Engine mechanical disassembly and assembly
  • Engine testing for performance, calibration, and development activities to optimize fuel economy, emissions, performance, and combustion stability
  • Fabrication of exhaust, brackets and sensor installations
  • Working directly with Powertrain Product Engineers to complete test plans

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma, GED or the equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with engine dynamometer testing
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with engine development, performance and calibration activities
  • High level of understanding of engine mechanical operation as well as assembly
  • Basic understanding of engine combustion principles
  • Experience with basic fabrication and welding

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in automotive technology
  • Certified mechanic
  • Experience with test controllers, instrumentation and sensors
  • Experience with combustion measurement equipment and data acquisition
  • Fixture and fabrication skills
  • Ability to work overtime and 2nd shift
  • Highly motivated and strong work ethic
  • Strong communication skills
  • Great attitude and proven abilities

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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