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Senior Manager - Powertrain Virtual Engineering Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028570

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 6-29-2017


The Powertrain Virtual Engineering Senior Manager is responsible for leading multiple groups within the Powertrain Virtual Engineering Department to provide design and analysis solutions in various powertrain system areas such as mechanical, thermal, structural, combustion, electrification. The Manager will use a strong understanding of the fundamentals to proactively develop and deliver design solutions for various powertrain systems and components prior to any hardware based development in close collaboration with various partner organizations (design, release, controls, calibration, etc.).
Job responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Providing strategic vision and direction
  • Developing new capabilities and processes
  • Resource management and work assignments
  • Oversight of critical projects
  • Communicating with upper management on critical issues
  • HR and people development
  • Collaboration with other powertrain and vehicle engineering groups 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Engineering
  • 15 years of engineering experience including 5 years in Powertrain and 5 years with Virtual Analysis
  • 5 years of experience in leading large engineering teams
  • Broad experience in simulation and simulation led design in various areas such as: thermal, structural, combustion, dynamics, control systems related to engine, transmission, driveline, electrified powertrain, powertrain-vehicle integration
  • Strong leadership and strategic skills
  • Ability to manage a diverse global team
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD/additional Engineering degrees
  • Degrees/training in multiple disciplines including one in mechanical engineering
  • DFSS Green Belt
  • Experience in design, release, controls, calibration 

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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