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Supervisor, Purchased Transmissions Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028647

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 7-12-2017


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 Purchased Transmissions Supervisor is responsible for providing technical leadership in specifying, and ensuring the delivery of controls for FCA's Purchased Transmissions. 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 lead the team in managing FCA's purchased transmissions technologies. In this role, the Supervisor is responsible of leading a team who manage transmission content from Aisin & ZF, overseeing/managing the development and implementation of Purchased Transmissions controls.

A successful candidate should be familiar with the following:

  • SIL, MIL, and HIL
  • Integrated powertrain control (torque characterization, engine/transmission interactions, powertrain optimization strategies)
  • Driving strategy
  • Shift controls
  • 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 Purchased Transmissions
  • Safety / Knowledgeable in ISO26262
  • 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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