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Powertrain Applications Manager Job, Chelsea, MI

Job Number: 1025534

Location: Chelsea, MI

Date Posted: 6-23-2017


The Powertrain Applications Manager is responsible for leading a group of engineers to develop and release the powertrain calibration for state of the art engine platforms. The Applications Manager ensures that the work is managed through direct reports to achieve all specified FCA group customer fuel economy, drivability and tailpipe emission requirements. They will plan resources, timelines and monitor the work of a group of 6 - 12 engineers performing calibration drivability, fuel economy and emissions for all applications of a specific powertrain configuration. They will ensure that the products meet specified functional objectives at check points of the development cycle.

In addition, the position also requires reporting progress to goals, issues and risks to senior level management in concert with the Chief Engineer. Also, it must ensure consistent and high level of quality work products for all packages through process oriented approach to in-vehicle and dynamometer calibration development. They will provide employee performance feedback at yearly reviews.

Work typically includes 20% of travel throughout the year for system validation. The job locations will be Chelsea, MI and Auburn Hills Michigan (4 days at Chelsea Proving Grounds and 1 day at Chrysler Technical Center).

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical or equivalent from an ABET Accredited University
  • Minimum 8 years accumulated experience in engine systems, calibration, powertrain systems or related engineering positions for gasoline and CNG applications
  • Minimum 2 years of prior experience leading a group of engineers to complete complex technical tasks
  • Experience with Matlab / Simulink
  • Hardware In the Loop Development/Verification
  • Database Management of Production Calibrations
  • Thorough understanding of Engine System Fundamentals
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical or equivalent from an ABET Accredited University

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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