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Powertrain Controls Software Engineer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1029418

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 9-7-2017

 

This key position is in the Powertrain --Base controls/Software Group. The Engineer must be technically strong, systems focused with interdisciplinary experience and expertise. The selected candidate must be willing to work in fast paced environment. The ideal candidate will have experience in and can significantly contribute in more than one of the following areas:

  • Controls systems and operating strategy
  • Utilization of sensors in feedback and feedforward control strategies
  • Fuel systems (port and direct injection systems)
  • Combustion processes (spark and compression ignition)
  •  Air flow/mass/volumetric efficiency calculation
  •  Fuel controls (DI, Bi-Fuel and PFI)
  • Adaptions (air, fuel, torque, knock)
  •  After treatment
  • Fuel economy, transient response, launch control
  •  Auxiliary load and thermal management
  • Fuel economy and performance optimization

The Engineer will use MATLAB/Simulink and rapid prototyping tools to develop algorithms including the development of all supporting documentation (FMEAs, testing and validation reports) and calibration guides. Experience in engine combustion, combustion phasing, spark, dwell, knock control, misfire, engine torque management, etc. are required. The work is performed in the vehicle, dynamometer and/or simulator environment.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with ABET accreditation is required
  • Good overall knowledge of IC engines and engine control systems
  • Experience in standard controls tools, modeling/simulation/development/testing/validation
  • Leadership experience and Embedded software knowledge 
  • Outstanding interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • A quick study, but one who is not afraid to ask for the help and support of the team
  • Will be a self-starter who is able to work cross-functionally with other organizations
  • Minimum two years of experience required, however, an advanced degree and/or academic research in a related field may count towards experience requirement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five years of experience in Automotive Powertrain Controls development is desired
  • Engine calibration and/or embedded software experience a plus
  • Matlab-Simulink experience desired

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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