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Powertrain Applications D&E Supervisor

Job ID: 1032796
Career Area: Engineering & Design
Job Category: Product Design & Engineering-Powertrain
Location: Chelsea, MI
48118, US
Date Posted: February 11, 2019
Brand: FCA Group
Job Overview

Much has been said and written about FCA and the state of the American automotive industry, but the most important part of the story is being written now. FCA is creating a global industrial powerhouse. Every new day and new challenge brings the opportunity to drive your future. You’ll get involved. You’ll take risks. You’ll leave your mark. Come and blaze new trails with us!

The FCA Powertrain organization is currently seeking a Powertrain Applications D&E Supervisor to join the team at the Chelsea Proving Grounds in Chelsea, Michigan. This Powertrain Applications D&E Supervisor is responsible for leading a group of engineers in the base engine calibration of a state of the art engine platform. The Supervisor ensures that the work is managed through direct report to achieve all specified functional objectives and calibration maturity requirements at specified milestones for a given vehicle application. He/she will plan resources, timelines, and monitor the work of a group of 4 – 6 engineers responsible for the engine calibration to support vehicle application programs. In addition, the Supervisor will report progress to goals, issues, and risks to senior level management in concert with the Engine Chief Engineer. Provide employee performance feedback at yearly reviews. Ensure consistent and high-level of quality work products for all engine dynamometer based activities.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 8 years of spark-ignition engine development and calibration experience
  • Background in internal combustion engine fundamentals, engine development, and powertrain controls
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of engine analysis and calibration tools, emissions regulations, engine technologies, and, competitive products
  • Good understanding of emission regulation test cycles and AECDs
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Database management of production calibrations


Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.

As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.