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Product Engineer - Valvetrain Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1027182

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 3-22-2017


The Valvetrain team is seeking a Product Engineer to take on a wide range of exciting design/development activities for FCA four cylinder engines. Valvetrain components responsibility may include; roller finger followers, hydraulic lash adjusters, Multi-Air valve actuators, and direct injection fuel pump tappets.

The Product Engineer will be responsible for designing and developing base engine components and systems. The Product Engineer will initiate pre-source packages, collaborate with designers and CAE groups to optimize designs, develop DFMEA's and DVP&R's to ensure functional objectives and durability goals are met, and present technical documents to chief engineers and management. The Product Engineer will also participate in post-test engine reviews including failure analysis and will specify test requirements and work with dyno and vehicle technicians. The Product Engineer will work closely with suppliers and manufacturing teams to ensure designs are robust and feasible in manufacturing.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Physics, Mechanical, Electrical or Aerospace, from an ABET accredited university
  • Minimum 2 years of engineering experience
  • Candidate should have a working knowledge of engine operation and strong interest in engine design
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Candidate must have a positive attitude, be highly motivated, self-directed, have the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Experience with basic PC software (e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five years of experience with engine design, development and testing
  • Familiarity with FCA systems such as CCD/CN and EBOM
  • Experience using TeamCenter/NX applications
  • Specific experience with valve train systems hardware, and familiarity with engine lubrication systems, structures, sealing systems, PCV systems and engine testing
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer software skills
  • Exhibits strong leadership potential
  • DFSS 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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