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Performance, Coastdown, Fuel Economy, Instrumentation Engineer Job, Chelsea, MI

Job Number: 1027545

Location: Chelsea, MI

Date Posted: 4-19-2017

 

The department is responsible for supporting FCA's vehicle FE labels, performance testing, regulatory coastdown and CAFE/GHG reporting. We work closely with our FE simulation and synthesis powertrain partners to set vehicle level FE/performance targets, assess FE status of current and future programs and evaluate packages for FE carryover compliance. Competitive vehicle benchmarking is routinely performed. These activities are supported by vehicle level testing on the straightaway, oval and emissions chassis dynamometer. Individual travel is limited, but not mandatory. Trips to FEC during the winter are required to provide better year round testing coverage for when the weather in Michigan does not support our outdoor testing.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of working knowledge of Powertrain testing
  • Knowledge of hardware data acquisition systems (ETAS/INCA)
  • Good organizational skills
  • Emissions regulatory experience and fuel economy testing experience
  • Trouble shooting, problem resolution and debugging skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team Player
  • Strong computer skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with a variety of groups and personalities
  • Ability to lead group and team projects
  • Engine/transmission calibration background
  • Product plan and 8 (plus) month goal setting with milestones is important
  • Strong familiarity with software and programming experience is a plus
  • Experience with ETAS Hardware and INCA software + ODX-LINK add-on (for competitive benchmarking)

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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