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Powertrain Hardware Electrical Engineer Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1023380

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 8-15-2016


The Electrical Engineer -- Hardware Design will be working in a team environment, in conjunction with a supplier team, to design, develop, verify, and release embedded automotive powertrain electronics into FCA vehicles. Primary component is engine (gas) controllers. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop module specifications, FMEAs, test specifications and source packages
  • Design and/or verify circuit designs
  • Lead / participate in issue resolution activities during development, vehicle launch, and/or warranty periods
  • Support effort to incorporate module(s) into FCA vehicle electrical systems
  • Work with supplier on new module package designs to conform to FCA vehicle under hood and cabin environments
  • Lead / participate in teams to develop the required vehicle function control requirements that are incorporated into the controllers
  • Prototype possible cost saving or development issue solutions in hardware and/or software in conjunction with supplier
  • Lead / participate in technical coordination meetings and trips to supplier for component technical reviews
  • Release component(s) into FCA's releasing system
  • Support activities with corporate supplier quality and purchasing areas
  • Support corporate quality in the areas of plant and field issue resolution

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related degree
  • An advanced degree, academic research or a previous internship / co-op in a related field
  • Self-starter who is able to work cross-functionally with other organizations as part of the overall team to achieve the company's goals
  • Possess outstanding interpersonal and critical thinking skills
  • Experience with electronic module design
  • Powertrain subsystem or vehicle electrical systems experience
  • Ability to work in team environment, within FCA and with supplier teams 
  • Some travel required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.S.E.E degree
  • Component releasing experience 
  • Familiarity / experience in specifying or designing control system algorithms for inclusion in purchased electronic controllers
  • Familiarity / experience with embedded software design
  • Familiarity / experience with embedded electronic design
  • Familiarity with microcontroller design

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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