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On Board Diagnostic Engine Controls Engineer Job, Chelsea, MI

Job Number: 1028436

Location: Chelsea, MI

Date Posted: 6-23-2017


The On Board Diagnostic Engine Controls Engineer position is responsible for modifying or creating production software-ready algorithms for the On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) which can be turned into software in operation on our Global Powertrain Electronic Control (GPEC). The successful candidate will join a growing team at Chelsea Proving Grounds (CPG) and work with their counterparts at FCA's Chrysler Technology Center (CTC). They work in multi-disciplinary "Feature Teams" who are responsible for delivering embedded software for the GPEC ECU family and the successful candidate would be a key person to meet and discuss diagnostic issues with our CPG customers. Also, the successful candidate would provide status on changes to OBD algorithms and OBD issue resolution status to OBD Controls technical lead, a Feature Team Leader, or Project Management Coordinators (PMCs). They will participate in high-level, function requirements and FMEA development for new diagnostic strategies with systems engineers. They will prepare preliminary calibrations for software and controls verification and validation. They will use Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) instrumentation or a vehicle to acquire data or other data sources to verify the new algorithms.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Four (4) year undergraduate or graduate degree relevant to Engineering (i.e. Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Computer Information degrees, or other suitable degree related to Engineering from a university
  • Relevant internship or co-op experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in Matlab/Simulink
  • Strong customer-focused communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good experience working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Good project coordination skillsGood understanding of the development of embedded software
  • Good understanding of gasoline engine combustion and principles of after treatment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Automotive experience either at work or university, such as Formula SAE, SAE EcoCar, or other university automotive activity
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in creation and validation of On-Board Diagnostics algorithms
  • Minimum of 1 year ETAS INCA tool experience for collecting OBD2 data
  • Good understanding of application of OBD2 regulation to the creation and validation of diagnostics for new gasoline or diesel engines
  • Flexibility -- must be able to adapt to changing environment with minimal effect on productivity
  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple levels of management

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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