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Technical Specialist - Automatic Transmission Diagnostics and Functional Safety Calibration Job, Chelsea, MI

Job Number: 1024263

Location: Chelsea, MI

Date Posted: 9-15-2016

 

The Automatic Transmission Diagnostics and Functional Safety Technical Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Developing and documenting best practices for automatic transmission diagnostic strategy
  • Developing and documenting best practices for automatic transmission functional safety strategy
  • Working with key stakeholder teams (hardware, software, calibration) to implement best practices where gaps exist
  • Developing best practices for automatic transmission diagnostic verification testing
  • Developing best practices for automatic transmission functional safety testing
  • Participating in peer review meetings with transmission diagnostic and functional safety engineers
  • Staying abreast of best practices across the industry and working to implement these practices across FCA applications
  • Recommending technical strategies to achieve objectives
  • Actively working to improve methods and processes to make calibration development more efficient and results more repeatable
  • Working with the Quality department to identify top issues and developing countermeasures urgently
  • Providing technical leadership for the Center of Excellence (COE) team for automatic transmission diagnostics and functional safety
  • Mentoring and training automatic transmission diagnostics and functional safety engineers
  • Supporting initiatives to perform automatic transmission diagnostics and functional safety work in the virtual space or in component tests where appropriate
  • Monitoring field data and adjusting strategies where appropriate

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, as accredited by ABET or ABET equivalent; other undergraduate level technical degrees in the specific area of relevant specialty expertise may be considered
  • Minimum of 6 years of total work experience, with a minimum 4 years applying specialty expertise
  • Demonstrated excellence in written communication through technical publications in journals, conference proceedings and technical reports
  • Demonstrated competence in the ability to direct, guide, lead and mentor significant research or technical programs
  • Patents and/or evidence of innovative thinking
  • Demonstrated depth and width as indicated in the description of capabilities and expertise above
  • Demonstrated capacity to be key "point person" within FCA to advise and assist in developing ideas
  • Strong presentation and oral communication skills. An ability to transmit an understanding of specialty to an automotive engineering audience
  • Meets FCA requirements qualifying the candidate for a Technical Specialist classification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • Documented history of advancing the state of the art in automatic transmission engineering
  • Participation or leadership in technical societies
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Ability to train and coach engineers

 

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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