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Powercell Component Engineer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1027863

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 5-5-2017


This position is for a Release Engineer who will be responsible for the Core Engine Powercell components on a major engine family, including components such as pistons, piston rings, piston pin, connecting rod and rod fasteners. This is a key position within our Core Engine Engineering team. Activities include developing components, managing and directing changes, facilitating continuous improvement in oil economy, and carrying out engineering root cause analyses and corrective actions when necessary. The Design and Release Engineer will work closely with designers and CAE groups to optimize designs. They will use the DFMEA to identify and rate risks and build a robust DVP&R to ensure testing is completed to reach reliability goals. They will initiate source packages, hold APQP meetings during the development phase, order prototype parts, carry out and monitor DV and PV testing, and participate in post-test reviews including failure analysis. The Design and Release engineer is involved in all aspects of product launch including component, system, engine, and vehicle testing, manufacturing reviews, development of service procedures, production launch, change management, and continuous improvement.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge of design tools and practices, e.g. CAD, CAE, CFD, FEA, GD&T is required
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as experience with basic PC software (e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project)
  • Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and can manage multiple complex projects, and have a positive attitude
  • 1+ years engineering experience
  • Good working knowledge of engine operation required
  • 0-20% travel will be required, mostly local, with occasional trips to facilities in the US, Canada and Mexico

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous experience in power Cell design
  • Six Sigma Blackbelt or Greenbelt certification

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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