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On-Board Diagnostics Compliance and Certification Documentation Engineer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1026033

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 1-31-2017


Come join our FCA Vehicle Safety & Regulatory Compliance Team where we are committed to doing what's best for our customers. Be a part of a team filled with bright, resourceful and determined employees who play a vital role in FCA's regulatory development, certification and compliance activities. We're looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, deliver as a way of life and are inspired to make a positive impact.

Team members are expected to establish effective working relationships, founded on trust and transparency, with our internal and external partners. Sound judgment, excellent communication skills and the ability to drive decisions through consensus and influence change are a must

The FCA  Vehicle Safety & Regulatory Compliance organization is currently seeking an On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) Compliance and Certification Documentation Engineer to join the team at the FCA US Headquarters and Technology Center in Auburn Hills, MI.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Producing all certification documentation required by the California Air Resources Board, the EPA, Europe and all other counties that require OBD certification documentation
  • Producing a modified version of the Regulated Certification Documentation for every application for the FCA Service organization, the documentation will cover all gasoline, diesel, multi-fueled and hybrid electric vehicles
  • Collecting and analyzing regulated in-use monitoring performance ratio OBD data from production vehicles in California for management submission to the State of California as required by the OBD regulation
  • Understanding and implementing the California Air Resources Board OBD regulation requirements in the area of generic scan tool data relative to SAE J-1979 and SAE J-1699 standards; said understanding must be used to assist in proper software implementations and for verification testing both on vehicles and on Hardware- in-the-Loop (HIL) test benches
  • Supporting those conducting the actual testing to resolve any observed issues with the appropriate software personnel
  • Working with the Advance OBD Groups and the Production OBD Calibration Groups to ensure compliant production implementation
  • Summarizing results of all testing for every application prior to production launch
  • Instructing and guiding others as appropriate in our FCA OBD world relative to basic monitoring requirements to be followed for compliant vehicles
  • The defined tasks and responsibilities will be shared by several engineers in order to cover the complete scope of this position 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Systems or Computer Engineering or equivalent from an accredited program
  • Some understanding of regulated on-board diagnostics
  • Some experience with Microsoft Office suite, including Visio, Project and Access
  • Must have above average written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively operate both independently and as part of a team
  • Capable of coordinating activities with numerous internal and external groups
  • Highly motivated, self-starter
  • Some familiarity with MATLAB/SIMULINK

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Systems, Systems or Computer Engineering from an accredited university
  • On-board diagnostics and base engine control software knowledge
  • 2 or more years of automotive engineering experience in gasoline, hybrid or diesel controls or On-Board Diagnostics
  • Some experience with MATLAB/SIMULINK
  • Experienced in database applications, e.g., Microsoft Access database, Oracle

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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