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

Job Number: 1028055

Location: Chelsea, MI

Date Posted: 5-24-2017


The department is responsible for supporting FCA's vehicle FE labels, performance testing, regulatory coastdown (coast down) 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 testing on the straightaway, oval and emissions chassis dynamometers. Individual travel is limited, but not mandatory. Trips to FEC during the winter is required to provide better year around testing coverage when the weather in Michigan does not support our outdoor testing.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of vehicle powertrain testing/experience
  • Good organizational skills
  • Trouble shooting, problem resolution and debugging skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team Player
  • Strong computer skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Emissions regulatory experience, chassis or engine dyno fuel economy testing
  • Experience working with a variety of groups and personalities
  • Ability to lead group and team projects
  • Engine/trans calibration background
  • Product plan and 8 (plus) month goal setting with milestones is important
  • Familiarity with ETAS Hardware w/ 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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