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Senior Technical Specialist-Castings Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1027597

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 4-18-2017


FCA is searching for technical experts in the Transmission Engineering area of Structures at various levels. This includes: Technical Specialists and Senior Technical Specialists for structures for automatic transmissions and drivelines. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading design and development of their specific discipline with the ability of developing clean sheet designs as well as proposing solutions for quality/warranty, cost reduction, increased capability, and vehicle architectural changes. These positions will require the individual to be able to train other technical experts in their discipline. The candidate will also be required to create, develop and maintain best common practice technical infrastructure documents.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited institution, or ABET equivalent
  • The ability to solve technical problems and to address current and previously un-experienced issues in that field
  • Ability to coach and train technical specialists
  • Minimum is 8 years technical work experience
  • Highly effective problem solving, synthesis and manipulation of data -- either experience based or analytical
  • 6 years of proven experience in large castings (case, bell housings), ability to work with casting supplier to ensure FTQ (first time quality) target is achieved
  • Excellent knowledge of casting process, magma flow analysis and solidification models
  • Ability to solve technical problems and address current issues
  • Working knowledge of all transmission architectures (CVT, DDCT, manual, planetary automatic, hybrids, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to present to director level management
  • Recognized industry leader in the field with published technical papers/ patents within specialty

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Engineering with 10 years' experience in specialty

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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