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Diesel Calibration Engineer

Job ID: 1034083
Career Area: Engineering & Design
Job Category: Product Design & Engineering-Powertrain
Location: Auburn Hills, MI
48326, US
Date Posted: October 15, 2018
Brand: FCA Group

Job Overview
At FCA, we want to empower you to bring your best. That’s why we strive to create an environment where our core values of Innovation, Leadership, Passion, Cooperation, and Responsibility can thrive. At FCA, you’ll work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with people who exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit and work together as a team to continually think bigger and bolder.
What You’ll Do:
The Calibration Engineer is responsible for developing test plans, establishing goals/timelines, and communicating status of a project to completion. The Calibration Engineer will plan and coordinate day-to-day activities including interaction with technicians and support engineers. Utilize test techniques to make fundamentally based hardware and calibration decisions. Evaluate new engine hardware and technology for future applications. Analyze, plan, and solve complex system problems as they relate to calibration development. Manipulate and utilize large and complex sets of data. Actively participate in the development of standard hardware and calibration development processes and procedures. Participate in meetings with management, product design, and systems teams. Present summaries and detailed reports on specific assignments, including timing projections. This position combines multiple engineering disciplines to develop hardware and calibrate the engine management system of engines produced by the company.
There are multiple Calibration positions available within our Powertrain organization including OBD II Calibration Engineers, Dynamometer Development Engineers, Powertrain Calibration Engineers, Transmission Calibration Engineers, Diesel Calibration Engineers, and ETC Calibration Engineers. The candidate should expect to travel 2 – 4 weeks throughout the year for system validation/verification. This position reports directly to supervisors and operates under the general direction of the department manager.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent from an ABET accredited university
  • Minimum of one (1) year of prior experience with any of the following: development and calibration of direct injection spark ignition engines, powertrain systems calibration development, OBD calibration, transmission calibration, engine calibration or transmission calibration; or an advanced degree, academic research, or a previous internship/co-op in a related field
  • Data acquisition experience collecting and processing data
  • MATLAB / SIMULINK experience
  • Working knowledge of engine analysis and calibration tools, emissions regulations, engine technologies and competitive products
  • Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good teamwork skills and ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Master of Science in Computer Science from an ABET accredited university
  • Hardware-in-the-loop development /verification
  • 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.

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