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Product Development Engineer - Active Chassis Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028881

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 7-26-2017


The Active Chassis Components Engineer is responsible for leading the ECU electrical design, packaging, development and release of active chassis components such as brake system module, electrical power steering, electrical park brake, air suspension, etc. The Engineer will lead diagnostic, hardware and software development to meet system and vehicle functional objectives and manage the supplier deliverables to ensure all deliverables are tracked and met such as HW, SW, CAN communication, DV/PV testing, EMC, parts delivery etc. The Engineer will also provide support to the wiring team by creating and maintaining electrical interface information within the FCA iSpeed system, management of electrical lessons learned component DVP&R and component FMEA and will support manufacturing by developing process standards for in plant testing at vehicle assembly plants and support service by developing diagnostic analysis and repair techniques.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent (Materials /Chemical/ Civil/ Aerospace/Computer) from an ABET accredited university
  • 6 or more years of related engineering experience
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • Experience in FCA production release and CAD systems such as EBOM, CODEP, CN, IAA, Source Package, Teamcenter and NX
  • Experience or background in automotive electrical systems
  • Demonstrated detailed problem-solving skills
  • Experience using CAN tools, such as CANalyzer
  • DFSS Green or Black belt
  • Experience with Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)
  • Experience with root cause analysis
  • Automotive assembly plant experience
  • Experience with Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA)
  • Experience with Design Verification Plan and Report (DVP&R) 

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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