FCA US, LLC SRT Base Engine Design Release Engineer in Auburn Hills, Michigan
The SRT Base Engine Design Release Engineer will work with a small team to manage all aspects of new modified engine component design, development, testing and releasing to support current and future SRT high performance gasoline engine programs, such as the 707HP Hellcat 6.2L Supercharged V8 HEMI engine, and the 840HP Demon motor. Specific component areas may include: structures (block, head, covers, pans), power cell (piston, rings, connecting rod), Cranktrain (crank, Damper, bearings), valve train, intake manifold, air induction system, exhaust manifold, cooling system, lubrication system, PCV system, and Front End Accessory Drive (FEAD). Some travel to domestic and international supplier facilities and engine plants is required.Responsibilities will include the following:•Specify functional requirements for assigned components•Initiate production Source Packages working with Purchasing and Program Management•Develop related DFMEAs•Work closely with designers, CAE groups, labs and manufacturing personnel to design and release components•Develop and execute DVPR’s to ensure functional objectives and durability goals are met•Participate in post-test inspection reviews including component analysis•Work closely with suppliers and manufacturing to ensure designs are robust for function and processing•Issue Change Notices to document design revisions, coordinate cost collaboration and present revisions for management approvalBasic Qualifications:•Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Automotive, Aerospace, Applied Physics, or related Engineering field from an ABET accredited university•Minimum 5 years of experience in powertrain engineering (or equivalent)•Minimum 2 years of powertrain design release experience•Demonstrated understanding of internal combustion engines from both a hardware and an engine operation standpoint•Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills•Highly motivated, self-directed, and able to manage multiple complex projects•Excellent communication and presentation skills•Must be comfortable interfacing with people at multiple levels of the corporation•Must be able to lead and manage suppliers, design staff, and other engineers•Computer skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project•Passion for performance cars and motorsportsPreferred Qualifications:•Master’s Degree in Mechanical, Automotive, Aerospace, Applied Physics, or related Engineering field from an ABET accredited university•Minimum 10 years of engine design and development experience focused in some of the component areas listed above•Formal problem solving training and experience (E.g. Kepner-Tregoe, Taguchi)•Design for Six Sigma training and experienceOur 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.Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.