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Mechatronics Technical Specialist Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1027201

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 3-28-2017


The Mechatronics Technical Specialist is responsible for defining and delivering high level requirements (HLRs) for new and modified engine controls systems. Powertrain engine systems/feature development would apply to multiple powertrains across the NAFTA product portfolio. The Mechatronics Technical Specialist will work with a small team of engineers/specialists to help synthesize the requirements model for the system function(s) and for the unique system interactions in the complex electro-mechanical controls system under development.

The Mechatronics Technical Specialist will work closely with the Advanced Controls Team on pre-production, coupled projects during proof of implementation. The Mechatronics Technical Specialist helps to develop and iteratively drive high level requirements for incorporation into Doors Next Gen (DNG) and/or System Requirements Models or model elements.

In addition, the Mechatronics Technical Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Developing and driving processes, tools and Model Based Systems Engineering Requirements for scalable solutions that are re-usable and to help create a library/feature catalog of model elements using International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) driven standard SYSML/UML methods and tools
  • Conducting system interaction meetings with CAD simulation, Advance Controls, UX, HMI or other teams to help elicit Mechatronics Technical Specialist based high level requirements per system/feature under development. Reviewing the aforementioned to iterate high level requirements. 
  • Help derive the elicitation process and forms for the unique aspects that mechatronics area of interest requires

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, as accredited by ABET or ABET equivalent, is required; other undergraduate level technical degrees in the specific area of relevant specialty expertise may be considered
  • Minimum of 6 years of total work experience, with a minimum 4 years applying specialty expertise
  • Demonstrated excellence in written communication through technical publications in journals, conference proceedings and technical reports
  • Demonstrated competence in the ability to direct, guide, lead and mentor significant research or technical programs
  • Patents and/or evidence of innovative thinking
  • Demonstrated depth and width as indicated in the description of capabilities and expertise above
  • Demonstrated capacity to be key "point person" within FCA to advise and assist in developing ideas
  • Strong presentation and oral communication skills; ability to transmit an understanding of specialty to an automotive engineering audience
  • Meets FCA requirements qualifying the candidate for a Technical Specialist classification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Documented history of advancing the state of the art in area of expertise
  • Participation or leadership in technical societies
  • Design for Six Sigma Black Belt certification
  • Reactive Black Belt certification
  • Ability to train and coach technical specialists and engineers

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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