Fiat Chrysler Automobile Engine Controls Development Engineer in Detroit, Michigan
Engine Controls Development Engineer
Career Area:Engineering & Design
Job Category:Product Design & Engineering-Powertrain
Date Posted:April 16, 2019
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The Gasoline Engine Controls Development Engineer is responsible for new feature development, and enhancements to existing algorithms. The Engineer will work closely with a cross functional team, utilizing various tools (vehicle, HIL, dyno, virtual, rapid prototyping) through the V-model software development process to ensure quality and robustness of the production algorithms. The role of the Controls Engineer is to interface with systems and calibration to fully understand the requirements, develop implementation strategies, assess and document the impacts against regulatory requirement, markup models and ensure the design meets functional/operational requirements, and validate the design during the production process.
Controls algorithm development typically begins as an advanced effort, but must ultimately meet program timelines and conform to high level/functional requirements. The successful candidate is expected to ensure their project is on track by developing plans, track progress, and present technical report to management and project chiefs. He/she will also actively participate in the decision making process on controls strategy design to achieve functional objectives.
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent Engineering degree from an accredited university
2 years of experience in the controls/calibration of gasoline spark ignition engines
Good knowledge of internal combustion engines
Data acquisition experience collecting and processing data
Working knowledge of engine development, emissions development, engine technologies and competitive products
Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
Good teamwork skills and ability to work independently
Effective communication and interpersonal skills
Master of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university
Experience with overall knowledge of powertrain development (systems, controls, calibration)
Proficient with advanced simulation tools
Proficient in MATLAB / Simulink
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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