• Powertrain Core Electronics - Product Development Engineer

    Posted: 09/30/2019

    The Powertrain Core Electronics – Product Development Engineer is responsible for working in a team environment, in conjunction with a supplier team, to design, develop, verify, and release embedded automotive powertrain electronics into FCA vehicles. Primary components are engine (gas) and electric vehicle (xEV) electronic control modules.

    Job responsibilities include but not limited to:

    • Release component(s) into FCA releasing system
    • Gather and define control module system and input/output requirements
    • Develop module specifications, FMEAs, test specifications and source packages
    • Design and/or verify circuit designs
    • Lead / participate in issue resolution activities during development, vehicle launch, and/or warranty periods
    • Support effort to incorporate module(s) into FCA vehicle electrical systems
    • Work with supplier on new module package designs to conform to FCA vehicle underhood and interior environments
    • Lead/participate in teams to develop the required vehicle function control requirements that are incorporated into the controllers
    • Prototype possible cost saving or development issue solutions in hardware and/or software in conjunction with supplier
    • Lead / participate in technical coordination meetings and trips to supplier for component technical reviews
    • Support activities with corporate supplier quality and purchasing areas
    • Support corporate quality in the areas of vehicle development, assembly plant and field & warranty issue resolution
    • Some travel, including international travel, may be required

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Systems, Applied Physics or related Engineering field from an accredited university
    • Minimum 2 years of electronic module or automotive engineering experience
    • Must be a self-starter and possess outstanding interpersonal and critical thinking skills
    • Ability to work in team environment, within FCA and with supplier teams
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Ability to work independently

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering
    • 5 or more years of electronic module experience
    • Component releasing experience desirable
    • Experience with electronic module design, specifically embedded electronics desirable
    • Powertrain subsystem or vehicle systems experience a plus
    • Thermal management, electronic packaging background for power electronics desirable
    • Familiarity with microcontroller design desirable
    • Familiarity/experience in specifying or designing control system algorithms for inclusion in purchased electronic controllers
    • Familiarity/experience with embedded software design desirable

    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.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

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