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Powertrain CAE Engineer - 1D/3D CFD Engine Simulation Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1029112

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 8-15-2017


This Powertrain CAE Engineer will focus on performing 1D/3D CFD engine simulation and analysis to support engine development. The Engineer will be responsible to develop engine simulation model, run the model, post process and communicate results from engine simulations. The individual will receive requests from Engine and Systems Specialists and respond with thermodynamic results using the available analytic tools.

The responsibility of the Engineer will include, but not limited to:

  • Air path model development and simulation
  • Turbocharger system modeling
  • Sensor location
  • Catalyst light off strategies
  • Control algorithm development for control engine load, speed, fueling, exhaust temperature, engine out emissions and tailpipe emissions
  • Fast run model and real time model development for virtual control

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical engineering, Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering or Applied Physics from an ABET accredited university 
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in engine performance analysis, engine flow and combustion or related areas 
  • Experience with engineering analysis tools for engine modeling and simulation (e.g. GT-Power, Wave or Boost, Star CD, Converge, FLUENT etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • Outstanding interpersonal and problem solving skills 
  • Demonstrated technical problem solving

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Good overall knowledge of internal combustion engines, boosting systems, engine control systems, engine combustion and after treatment 
  • Experience in engine experimental/Dyno tests
  • Good knowledge and experience in chemical kinetic mechanism 
  • Good skill in programming with commercial software (e.g. Visual Basic, Visual C++ or Matlab Simulink)

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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