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Supervisor - Clutch -to-Clutch Controls Transmission Controls Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028428

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 7-6-2017


FCA is creating a new transmission controls organization that is responsible for developing the controls algorithms and software for FCA's future transmissions. This is an excellent opportunity for engineers interested in helping build a new organization from the ground up.

The Transmission Control Supervisor is responsible for providing technical leadership in developing transmission controls. The Supervisor is also expected to model positive leadership behaviors and mentor engineers to help the organization grow in capability and throughput.

We are looking for a highly motivated and energetic leader to develop a cutting-edge approach to shift control strategy. In this role, the Supervisor is responsible of leading a team of experts in clutch to clutch controls, overseeing/managing the development and implementation of transmission controls strategies using physics approach. Candidate must be able to apply, promote and facilitate physics model-based development within the organization, he/she should be familiar with the industry's transmission clutch control strategies.

A successful candidate should be familiar with the following:

  • SIL, MIL, and HIL
  • Plant models used to create control solutions
  • Integrated powertrain control (torque characterization, engine/transmission interactions, powertrain optimization strategies)
  • Driving strategy
  • Driveline system control
  • Diagnostics and vehicle electrical systems

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, as accredited by ABET or ABET
  • Minimum of 8 years of total work experience, with a minimum 5 years applying transmission controls expertise
  • Knowledge in Program management
  • Strong people skills: Positive 360 interactions & strong communication, written and oral
  • Knowledge in Transmission shift controls (Upshifts, Down shifts and Garage Shifts)
    • Clutch-to-Clutch controls during Power On upshifts
    • Clutch-to-Clutch Controls during Power Off shifts
    • Clutch-to-Clutch Controls during Coast Downs
    • Clutch-to-Clutch Controls during Kick Downs
    • Clutch-to-Clutch Controls during Garage shifts
  • Safety / Knowledgeable in ISO26262
  • Clutch adaptation Controls
  • Torque management controls during shifts
  • Demonstrated potential to lead, inspire and deliver
  • Adept at communicating technical issues -- both verbally and written

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA and/or Master degree in Engineering, as accredited by ABET or ABET equivalent is preferred. Other undergraduate level technical degrees in the specific area of relevant specialty expertise may be considered
  • Effective experienced based or analytical problem solving ability

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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