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Gasoline Engine OBD Calibration Engineer Job, Chelsea, MI

Job Number: 1028839

Location: Chelsea, MI

Date Posted: 7-31-2017


The Calibration Engineer is responsible for developing test plans, establishing goals/timelines, and communicating status of a project to completion. The Calibration Engineer will plan and coordinate day to day activities including interaction with technicians and support engineers. Utilize test techniques to make fundamentally based hardware and calibration decisions. He/she will evaluate new engine hardware and technology for future applications; analyze, plan, and solve complex system problems as they relate to calibration development; manipulate and utilize large and complex sets of data. The Engineer will actively participate in the development of standard hardware and calibration development processes and procedures. Participate in meetings with management, product design, and systems teams. Present summaries and detailed reports on specific assignments, including timing projections. This position combines multiple engineering disciplines to develop hardware and calibrate the engine management system of engines produced by the company. There are multiple calibration positions available within our powertrain organization including OBD II Calibration Engineers, Dynamometer Development Engineers Powertrain Calibration Engineers, Transmission Calibration Engineers, Diesel Calibration Engineers, and ETC Calibration Engineers. The candidate should expect to travel 2 - 4 weeks throughout the year for system validation/verification. This position reports directly to supervisors and operates under the general direction of the department manager.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent from an ABET accredited university
  • 1 year related experience
  • Working knowledge of engine OBD systems and data acquisition systems
  • Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good teamwork skills and ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science from an ABET accredited university
  • Experience with any of the following: development and calibration of direct injection spark ignition engines, powertrain systems calibration development, OBD calibration, transmission calibration, engine calibration or transmission calibration; or an advanced degree, academic research, or a previous internship/co-op in a related field
  • Data acquisition experience collecting and processing data
  • MATLAB/SIMULINK experience
  • Working knowledge of engine analysis and calibration tools, emissions regulations, engine technologies and competitive products
  • Hardware-in-the-loop development/verification
  • Database management of production calibrations 

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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