AVL North America

For over 60 years AVL has been pioneering the development of Powertrain systems. Our dedication to innovation and customer satisfaction has led us to become the world's largest independent developer of Powertrain systems.

With new technology comes several exciting opportunities going forward and we would like you to be a part of it. These opportunities include bae engine design, and the continuous and exciting challenges of future hybridization and electrification.

If you are a bachelor degree qualified engineer with a minimum of five to ten years of experience in the field of controls, calibration and CAE, we would like to hear from you. All available positions, company information and history are posted on our website at AVL.com. Applicants are encouraged to submit their resume at HRStaffing@AVL.com and qualified contenders will be contacted for an interview within one week of your submission. No phone calls please.

Be on the fore-front of AVL Powertrain Systems Development as we create the vision for the next 60 years! AVL: Concept to Reality.

 

Aug 15, 2019
AVL is searching for an entry level Accountant that will focus on day to day accounting tasks for all US companies. This includes, but is not limited to, account reconciliations, report running and disbursement, journal entries, invoice processing, and interaction with AVL employees, AVL affiliates and AVL vendors, all companies.    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position. Intercompany invoicing (All affiliates, US & Non-US). Print and disburse intercompany invoices to the appropriate areas for processing. Monthly affiliate reconciliation. Work with AP and AR to resolve any month end discrepancies. Will develop a close working relationship with our international affiliates. Monthly reconcile and clearing of the credit card clearing account (90010), all companies. Matching and clearing of expenses (Concur) and charges on the company credit card. Run reports in Concur to identify outstanding expenses. E-mail individuals that have not submitted expenses per the guidelines noted in the AVL Travel policy. Monthly reconciliation of the employee payable accounts (35900), all companies. Follow up with employees that have a payable balance due to AVL. Weekly cash projection. Run AR reports to determine how much is owed to AVL and when it is due. Visit customer websites to see when payments are scheduled to be made. Update template with data for management to review. Daily cash reporting. Run reports from banking website to populate template to determine available funds for the day and upcoming payments. AP invoice processing (Canada). Assist with the processing of invoices for our affiliate in Canada, AVL Fuel Cell Canada. AP invoice processing (US). Assist with the processing of invoices for AVL North America. Run monthly recurring invoices. Print supporting invoices as needed. Print list of monthly invoices for vendors set up as paperless/autodraft. Basic journal entries, as assigned. Other duties, as assigned. BA/BS Required Accounting Degree or 1-2 years accounting experience or equivalent AVL experience required Ability to analyze and present information Flexibility Some assignments are not guaranteed to repeat Priorities may change daily Must have skills in: Excel Word Access PowerPoint Understanding of ERP systems SAP experience preferred AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
AVL North America Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Aug 01, 2019
Conceptual design/engineering, detailed planning and development of turn-key facilities. Assist in proposal development, mechanical/electrical design overview, bidding and verification of quotations, monitoring construction progress, commissioning and delivery of an operational test facility).   “Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.” EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled- Definition of specifications (design of building services and supply/disposal systems) Mechanical; Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning systems (special ventilation systems, exhaust systems) Cryogenic installations (standard cooling, ultra-low cooling, cooling water production) Air compressor systems (production and distribution) Preparation, distribution, disposal of water, deposition/separation equipment Fire-fighting installations (e.g. high-pressure water mist systems, sprinklers, foam, etc.) Storage and distribution of liquid and gaseous fuels Electrical: Building power, transformers, and power distribution. Electrical engineering/ measurement and control engineering. Fire and gas detection systems. Basic knowledge of structural engineering (structural steelwork engineering, structural engineering calculations, etc.) is a plus. Ability to take proven AVL designs from other countries and adapt to US standards and local municipalities. Bachelor’s (mechanical engineering and/or supply engineering preferred). Minimum 3 years of experience in facility mechanical/electrical engineering. Test Facility knowledge is an advantage (engine / powertrain / electric vehicle programs) Experience with Revit, SolidWorks, ePlan, AUTOCAD. Experience with Sketchup is a plus. Proven ability to develop Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and details is a plus. Communication and teamwork skills. Excellent oral and written English. Availability to travel, including internationally
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Jul 30, 2019
ARE YOU LOOKING TO MOVE YOUR CAREER IN ENGINEERING TO THE NEXT LEVEL?   AVL Test Systems, Inc. is looking for highly motivated recent graduates and experienced professionals to join our team. You will gain invaluable experience through our Application Engineering Program to become an Application or Service Engineer at AVL. This structured development program will give you hands-on experience working with innovative technologies and a diverse customer base.  WHY AVL TEST SYSTEMS, INC. (TSI) AVL Test Systems, Inc. (TSI) is the largest independent company for simulation software and testing and instrumentation systems in the world - delivering the most diverse and the highest caliber simulation, measurement and testing technology available. Partnering with customers in the automotive industry and beyond, AVL provides unparalleled expertise and unique testing solutions at every stage in the development process.  CUSTOMER CENTERED With well-trained and innovative staff, TSI builds partnerships with its customers, including local and global automotive OEMs, as well as component/system suppliers for all types of vehicles. WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU   This program is designed to support the interests of new graduates to experienced engineers who want to start or advance their careers in the test systems engineering field. The positions require frequent travel and flexible scheduling. We expect candidates to convey their dedication, enthusiasm, and passion in their everyday work to aid in our current and future successes. Eager learners will thrive here!  WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US You will be assigned a specific training schedule for the position and level you are hired for. Training can be in house, at clients, international, or at other AVL affiliate offices. We will provide guidance throughout the entire process and training period which can go from 6 months to 2 years. We expect that you are ready to perform your work and gain knowledge with on the job experiences. HOW THE CAREER FAIR DAY WILL BE LAID OUT   Apply on-line by August 30, 2019 for the "Application Engineering Program" position . Resumes and supporting qualifications will be reviewed by September 6, invitations will be sent out to the top candidates by September 9. This full-day Career Fair includes (1) an interview with AVL Management, (2) a presentation from you, topic to be assigned later, and (3) a group activity to support your skill set.   MARK YOUR CALENDARS! OCTOBER 17, 2019 from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM  “Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.” AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Jul 30, 2019
Develop the conceptual layout drawings and facility imagery intended to communicate to AVL clients the ideas and requirements for facility function, operation and aesthetics that accentuate the merits of AVL’s capabilities to program manage the design and development of their facility. “Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.” EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled- To provide conceptual architectural drawings and documentation to assist with the transfer of concept to AVL clients for presentations and architects/engineers for further design development. To develop the block diagrams / workflow diagrams / detailed floorplans / exterior and interior imagery while considering the facilities location, local codes and ordinances, to support the AVL sales and project management teams. Ability to communicate with clients, architects and engineers the planning and operational functionality of the conceptual design. The ability to specify and define building components for a test facility, lab, dynamometer, acoustic / anechoic chamber, control room and the associated ancillary building components. Assist with the planning and development of the overall facility design and equipment layouts. Develop test cell layout engineering drawings according to contract/proposal technical descriptions Basic knowledge of structural engineering (structural steelwork engineering, structural engineering calculations, etc.) is a plus. Ability to take proven AVL designs from other countries and adapt to US standards and local municipalities. To provide integration design using AVL products, local products and third-party instruments. Standardisation / Modularization of Engineering drawing / Technical documentation editing Definition development and care of qualified suppliers of local market Minimum of an Associate’s degree in architecture, design and/or related experience. At least 5 years working experience with facility architecture engineering and design. Test cell and laboratory facility design experience is preferred. Good communication skills Excellent oral and written English Familiar with SketchUp, AUTOCAD and Revit. Experience with Solidworks and ePlan is a plus. Availability to travel, including internationally
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Jul 30, 2019
Interested in a highly sought after position within the Powertrain Engineering, Inc. company at AVL?  The Project Engineer I – Rotation Engineering position is an ideal position for engineers to start, and begin to develop their career as an engineer in the automotive industry. The Engineering Rotation Program – Systems, provides diverse engineering project responsibilities, engages participants in global teams, provides cross functional job experiences and networking opportunities with senior leadership and management.  The program consists of 4 placements (each lasting 3 months) within the Powertrain Engineering Organization spread over a 12-month period. The 4 placements will be chosen from the following departments: Electrification Systems Controls Vehicle Operations Business Development Project Management Calibration   A primary mentor will be assigned upon joining the AVL engineering rotation program, and through each rotation a temporary supervisor will assist directly within that period.    Upon completion of each rotation an evaluation will be completed by the temporary supervisor and will be facilitated back by the primary mentor.   Upon successful completion of all rotations, the engineer will take up a role within the Calibration, Systems, and Controls department.   Final interviews for the position will be completed in November of 2019, and the position will start in January or Spring of 2020 pending the candidate's graduation date.   Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled- During each rotation, the engineer will be involved in real engineering projects, supporting the program teams to deliver innovative solutions. The scope of these projects will vary depending on current program activity. This project work will serve as on the job training. Commercial Support the Business Development process for specific programs On time delivery of program expectations with favorable feedback Active involvement in Annual Review and Work Planning Process   Technical  High level understanding of automotive market, industry trends and technology. Able to apply critical thinking to problem solving. Actively pursues awareness of Global AVL technology capabilities Relational Able to work independently with moderate supervision Able to work effectively with customers and other program staff and team members Positive mindset with an ability to learn new tasks / concepts quickly Active pursuit of personal improvement Effective communication with all levels of the program team Experience and Education Bachelors’ degree required: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field. Masters’ degree preferred 0-3+ years’ experience required Active pursuit of personal and departmental improvement Effective communication with all levels of the program team
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Intern
Jul 30, 2019
Interested in a highly sought after position within the Powertrain Engineering, Inc. company at AVL?  The Project Engineer I – Rotation Engineering position is an ideal position for engineers to start, and begin to develop their career as an engineer in the automotive industry.  The Engineering Rotation Program provides diverse engineering project responsibilities, engages participants in global teams, provides cross functional job experiences as well as valuable mentoring and networking opportunities with senior leadership and management.  The program consists of 6 placements (each lasting 3 months) within the Powertrain Engineering Organization spread over an 18-month period. The 6 placements will be chosen from the following departments:   Mechanical Development Design Calibration Vehicle Advanced Methods Controls Systems Electrification Operations Business Development Project Management A primary mentor will be assigned upon joining the AVL engineering rotation program, and through each rotation a temporary supervisor will assist directly within that period.  Upon completion of each rotation an evaluation will be completed by the temporary supervisor and will be facilitated back by the primary mentor. Upon successful completion of all rotations, job placement into the most appropriate department will follow. Final interviews for the position will be completed in November of 2019, and the position will start in January or Spring of 2020 pending the candidate's graduation date.   Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled- During each rotation, the engineer will be involved in real engineering projects, supporting the program teams to deliver innovative solutions. The scope of these projects will vary depending on current program activity. This project work will serve as on the job training. Commercial Support the Business Development process for specific programs On time delivery of program expectations with favorable feedback Active involvement in Annual Review and Work Planning Process Technical  High level understanding of automotive market, industry trends and technology. Able to apply critical thinking to problem solving. Actively pursues awareness of Global AVL technology capabilities Relational Able to work independently with moderate supervision Able to work effectively with customers and other program staff and team members Positive mindset with an ability to learn new tasks / concepts quickly Active pursuit of personal improvement Effective communication with all levels of the program team Experience and Education Bachelors’ degree required: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field. Masters’ degree preferred 0-3+ years’ experience required Active pursuit of personal and departmental improvement Effective communication with all levels of the program team
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Intern
Jul 30, 2019
  POSITION LOCATED IN RAYMOND OHIO -25% Travel The AVL Applications Engineer is responsible for providing an operational test system to meet customers’ requirements within the scope of a project.  This job requires strong troubleshooting skills and an analytical mind set.  Via training, experience and mentoring, the Application Engineer becomes the product expert helping customers use AVL tools to not only meet customer needs but also to help customers gather testing data at the highest quality level with greater efficiency.  “Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.  Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.” EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled Test automation systems used for: Durability testing, Performance testing, Development testing, Powertrain testing and simulation,  Emissions testing and certification, Racing development, Vehicle testing Dynamometer control systems Vehicle simulation control systems Emissions testing and certification systems Data analysis packages ECU optimization systems Combustion analysis systems ECU Calibration Engine testing experience and data analysis for dyno testing. a.  Act as liaison and company representative with customers. b.  Direct and perform engine testing, analyize data, create test plans, instruct test techs, c.    Write and implement automated tests d.    Provide technical support. e.     Provide clear and consise instructions. f.     Evaluate and present data g.    Present training h.    Requires travel Bachelors degree in engineering or equivalent preferred 2-5 years experience in engine testing Understanding of electrical and mechanical processes Excellent troubleshooting skills in electrical, electronic and software Experience with emissions bench and fuel measurement systems Able to read and understand electrical and mechanical schematics and drawings Background in internal combustion engine theory and operation Understanding of instrumentation and electrical practices Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills Thorough knowledge of PC operation, structure, MS Windows, and computer networking required Experience with instrument calibration methods Experience with excel, powerpoint and other tools for data analysis and presentation Ability to work within a group and take direction.
AVL North America Raymond, Ohio, USA Full-Time
Jul 25, 2019
Responsible for performing the electrical skills necessary to assemble all types of emissions and engine related test equipment and instrumentation.  Requires capability to execute electrical skills; working from blueprints and under engineering direction, must be able to execute a finished piece independently with close supervision   “Applicants must have the unrestricted authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.”  AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled Wire pipe emissions and engine test related equipment per drawing or wire list as specified Assemble electrical related components as required Work closely with engineering/mechanical/pneumatics to ensure proper and smooth assembly of product Power up / troubleshoot equipment Final electrical quality inspection of equipment Clean and prepare equipment for shipment to customer. Utilize basic hand and machine tools per job requirement Trade school certificate/diploma or equivalent desired Five years of experience in a manufacturing environment Able to read / understand control circuits Experienced in electrical panel assembly Reliable, dependable, flexible Group lead ability - ability to work in team environment with minimal / no supervision Experience reading prints and follow standards Precision soldering skills 3-5 years machine shop or electrical Demonstrated ability to execute high quality and quantity of work Computer knowledge a plus Personal protective equipment training Lock out/tag out training Hazardous waste training Spill control plan training
AVL North America Full-Time
Jun 07, 2019
Provides technical and project execution functions for design and integration of automotive test cell systems. Provides the required systems integration and design necessary to execute customer projects or support sales activities.   Executes engineering tasks according to project requirements. Supports sales activities by providing technical input to customer requirements Single point technical contact for customer projects Completes engineering evaluation, manufacturing and installation documentation necessary to deliver test system in accordance with customer specifications Coordinates and executes technical design reviews for internal and external meetings Provide technical input to support manufacturing of equipment and site activities Executes project in compliance with engineering principles, local codes, company standards, maintainability and customer requirements Utilize appropriate CAD and engineering tools to create best in class solutions Supports project manager in customer meetings, financial estimates, vendor relations Other duties as required to insure project success Experience and Education 2+ years’ experience in area of expertise Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent job related experience Commercial Efficient on time delivery of project expectations with consistently high feedback Technical Recognize and implement global AVL products and technology Working knowledge with local codes and regulations as they relate to automotive test facilities and equipment Proficient in MS Office applications, including Excel, Visio and Project Independent functionality in the following areas / systems (relative to area of expertise): Solidworks, REVIT or AutoCAD for mechanical and 3D designs Data acquisition and controls system design and implementation Pneumatic and hydraulic design Design of rotating equipment Frequency and stress analysis  Building utility systems including ventilation, water systems, air, fuel, fire protection, and pipe distribution Relational Working effectively with customers and other program staff and team members Accountability for delivery of engineering packages Active pursuit of personal and departmental improvement Effective communication with all levels of the project team AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
AVL North America Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
May 16, 2019
Have an interest in Functional Safety and managing functional requirements?   The Senior System Safety Engineer performs and coordinates safety activities in customer and R&D projects. The Senior System Safety Engineer will work within the Systems & Electrification Engineering Team to provide technical and program engineering skills to Skill Team and Cross-Functional engineering program team activities, with a focus on System Safety Engineering for conventional and electrified powertrain and ADAS/AV technology Systems Engineering, and the marketing and sale of the Systems Engineering team’s capabilities in these areas.   The Systems & Electrification Engineering Team works to define project architectures and requirements, and delivers functional integration of mechanical, electrical, thermodynamic, energy storage systems and ADAS/AV technologies within conventional, hybrid and electric vehicle applications. The group is responsible for delivering a systems-based approach to efficiently capture and manage functional requirements as well as executing vehicle development programs (in particular vehicle technology integration), including verification/validation of the identified and implemented functional requirements. The group is responsible for System Safety Engineering, utilizing methods and processes from standards such as ISO 26262 (Functional Safety), ISO 21448 (Safety of the Intended Functionality), and ISO 21434 (Cyber Security)   Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position. The generic roles of a Senior System Safety Engineer – Systems & Electrification Engineering include: Execute systems engineering principles within conventional, hybrid and electric vehicle powertrain system platforms.  Working with the customer and project team, leads the definition and execution of: functional requirements, system boundaries, component & subsystem interface definition, and performance tracking Develop significant relationships with customers with the objective of securing additional business Works with Sales team to identify project opportunities from new and existing customer, and pursue to project acquisition Lead the proposal development activity for the Systems and Electrification team. Provide core technical guidance & oversight to quality and reliability engineering and assist with FMEA activities & related activities Plans and manages engineering activities according to project requirements. Works on specific phases or aspects of projects such as technical studies, preparation of specifications, technical plans, powertrain system and component testing, data analysis and validation. Supports/ensures data quality and writes technical project reports. Reviews project for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, and customer requirements, including opinions and interpretations. Coordinates activities concerned with technical development, scheduling, and resolving engineering test issues. Supports, organizes, and leads customer meetings. Other duties as required to insure project success A Senior System Safety Engineer – Systems & Electrification Engineering is expected to have demonstrated performance abilities in the following areas: Commercial Support and lead quotes for a medium to large size programs Support the Business Development process for a range of clients Efficient on-time delivery of program expectations with consistently high feedback Technical Identify and support opportunities for technology development, process improvements, tool development, and knowledge capture and re-use. Familiarity with regulatory and market segment requirements and end-user expectations Core competency in the following areas: System Safety Engineering including ISO 26262 (Functional Safety), ISO 21448 (SOTIF), ISO 21434 (Cyber Security), and similar standards. Systems Engineering Independent functionality in at least two or more of the following areas: Hybrid Electric Powertrain Functional Operation and Optimization (inclusive of high voltage electrical systems) High voltage component integration (power steering, Thermal management, Exportable power, Level 2 onboard charging, power distribution) Traction motor integration (clutched or direct) Power electronics for PM or AC induction machines HV battery integration Power electronics / energy storage thermal management Base Engine Performance & Emissions Performance Requirements Transmission Performance & Efficiency Optimization Vehicle Level Drivability, Fuel Economy, Emissions & Performance Attribute Optimization Electronic controller hardware specifying and developing/sourcing Powertrain integration to vehicle / chassis development and production release Hybrid/electrification technology within passenger car, medium duty, or heavy duty Vehicle and subsystem level EMI / EMC systems requirements development and validation ADAS OBD-related diagnostics, fault detection, failure modes Relational Leadership of small to medium size technical teams Working effectively with customers and other program staff and team members Accountability for individual and team delivery Program and resource coordination Active pursuit of personal and departmental improvement Effective communication with all levels of the program team Experience and Education 7+ years’ experience in area of expertise Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field required, master’s degree preferred AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
AVL North America Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
May 16, 2019
AVL Powertrain Engineering is looking for a proactive individual to add to the applied simulation team.  Qualified candidates must possess experience in simulation, MATLAB/Simulink, and need to be proficient in time management.  Experience in ADAS/AD and HiL is preferred.  The Project Engineer I - Applied Simulation will provide simulation support, across a wide range of projects, within the vehicle (including ADAS/AD)/powertrain (conventional and electrified) control strategy and calibration development domains.   Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.     Specific Responsibilities – Simulation Environment Development and Support – Vehicle/Powertrain Controls & Calibration Focus Plans and performs all elements (hardware and software) of controls/calibration based simulation environment development and support, and other relevant engineering project work within the project team as required. Plans and manages engineering resources according to project requirements. Works on specific phases or aspects of projects such as technical studies, preparation of specifications, technical plans, data analysis and validation. Supports/ensures data quality and writes technical project reports. Reviews project for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, and customer requirements Coordinates activities concerned with technical development, scheduling, and resolving engineering test issues. Plans and executes simulation related research and development activities. Supports, organizes, and leads customer meetings. Other duties as required to insure project success A Project Engineer I – Applied Simulation is expected to be able to demonstrate performance abilities in the following areas: Commercial Efficient on time delivery of program expectations with consistently high feedback Demonstration of project management for research project or engineering projects Understanding of business development fundamentals and effective communication skills Technical Identify and support opportunities for technology development, process improvements, tool development, and knowledge capture and re-use. Expertise in the use of Matlab/Simulink Expertise in electronic hardware design Expertise in various programming languages: Python, C, C++, Java, etc Knowledge of hybrid/electrification technology within passenger car, medium duty, or heavy duty Hybrid/electric powertrain functionality knowledge Knowledge in at least two of the following areas: HiL system development and operation Test scripting environment development and operation Communication network (e.g. CAN) development and testing knowledge Knowledge in one or more of the following areas would be beneficial: Electronic controller hardware specifying and developing/sourcing Powertrain integration to vehicle / chassis development and production release Automotive control functionality/calibrationdevelopment (Matlab/Simulink, etc) Hybrid/electrification system and component testing Relational Working effectively with customers and other program staff and team members Accountability for individual and team delivery Active pursuit of personal and departmental improvement Effective communication with all levels of the program team Experience and Education Bachelors degree in engineering  0-3+ years’ experience in applicable area  Coop and/or research experience in area of expertise Experience within a collegiate design program or similar AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
AVL North America Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
May 16, 2019
AVL is looking for experts in the electrification field to join the Powertrain Engineering team.  This position is a leader within the organization and provides guidance to customers and project teams.  The Chief Engineer is responsible for the technical delivery of large, multi-disciplinary projects. The Chief Engineer leads a team of project members, as assigned, to satisfy customer requirements and AVL’s contractual obligations and serves as the technical authority on projects. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position. Responsible for the technical delivery of the assigned technical programs, meeting AVL and Customer standards. Guides the daily work of the technical project team members, as assigned , including those of Affiliates assigned via part project Reviews work product of the project team and provides guidance to ensure the accuracy and quality of work Works with a program manager for management of the finances and time lines. Work with colleagues to ensure appropriate technology is developed/applied to ensure program success. Develops a significant relationship with the customer with the objective of securing additional and future business. Works with Skill Team Leaders and Engineering Leadership to ensure programs are resourced effectively. Identify future program resource needs and communicate this to the Engineering Leadership and Skill Team Leaders. Identify project performance issues and bring to the attention of Skill Team Leaders. Provide status reports to Leadership Team. Review and approve technical project reports. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering; Master’s Degree preferred. Ten years’ experience in Design or Development activities. 5 years’ experience leading projects of value greater than $150k. Demonstrated ability to lead project teams of greater than 10 persons. Demonstrated customer care skills. AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
AVL North America Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
May 16, 2019
AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. is looking for an engineer who possess ADAS experience and is looking to be a key player in a niche team within the company.  This position directly interacts closely with customers and other employees supporting this area.  The Sr. Project Engineer - Vehicle Engineering is responsible for leading advanced vehicle projects and AVL-DRIVETM product technical management and applications. Responsible for technical guidance of the junior vehicle team engineers. The Vehicle Engineering skill team provides testing and analysis support for vehicle level topics such as benchmarking, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and vehicle development with respect to driveability, handling, NVH, energy analysis and ride comfort. The vehicle teams uses and supports tools for driveability, handling and ride comfort that are part of the AVL-DRIVE portfolio. The vehicle engineering team also acts as the AVL-DRIVE product team and is responsible for technical management of the North American AVL-DRIVE business. The team is responsible for supporting customer usage of AVL-DRIVE, internal PEI usage of AVL-DRIVE, and assisting the PEI business development team with growing AVL-DRIVE product sales. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.   The Vehicle Engineering skill team provides testing and analysis support for vehicle level topics such as benchmarking, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and vehicle development with respect to driveability, handling, NVH, energy analysis and ride comfort. The vehicle teams uses and supports tools for driveability, handling and ride comfort that are part of the AVL-DRIVE portfolio. The vehicle engineering team also acts as the AVL-DRIVE product team and is responsible for technical management of the North American AVL-DRIVE business.  The team is responsible for supporting customer usage of AVL-DRIVE, internal PEI usage of AVL-DRIVE, and assisting the PEI business development team with growing AVL-DRIVE product sales.   The specific roles of a Project Engineer - Vehicle in this effort include: Supports the application and technical requirements of vehicle related projects including benchmarking, tool development and vehicle level development projects. Expands the use of AVL tools into vehicle related topics to gain experience in system level response. Plans and performs technical account management for AVL-DRIVE customers for the vehicle market: customer interaction via phone, email and onsite visits, coordinating customer benchmarks, training, and product rollouts. Supports interaction between the local AVL-DRIVE team and the Graz AVL-DRIVE team: managing customer “issue” lists and coordinating customer interactions with Graz. Supports specific phases of PEI vehicle application projects: executing predefined tasks (to be defined together with the project’s commercial and technical managers), and/or impromptu support during project execution. Supports local PEI Business Development efforts including: pre-sales efforts, onsite customer presentations, proposal support, post-proposal follow-up, and oversight of commercial issues (pricing, deliverables). Other duties as required to insure success of the AVL-DRIVE Product business. Bachelor’s degree in automotive related engineering Masters’ degree preferred Minimum of 3-5+ years with vehicle applications/testing and/or vehicle drivability assessment Strong understanding of commercial and customer interaction skills Strong English oral and written communication skills Excellent communication skills Analytical thinking Motivated Team player Customer oriented Flexible (location, hrs., test trips) Demonstrated ability to deliver to customer program expectation 20% Travel AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
AVL North America Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
May 13, 2019
  POSITION IS LOCATED IN RAYMOND OHIO   Remotely located at an AVL customer site, this individual must possess good personal skills and interact with the customer at a professional level.  This person will participate in the daily activities in the lab including: Set up, operation and tear down of experimental engines and other drivetrain components in an engine dynamometer test cell or test environment.  Installs instrumentation on engine and performs dynamometer tests.  Supports other activities related to lab operations including calibration, maintenance, and housekeeping.  This person will be required to work on second shifts (3 - 11pm) for around 1 year after training is over. Is an AVL advocate and customer liaison. Performs engine and test part installation and removal. Conducts and observes standardized tests following test parameters and, as required, obtains and records data or ensures data has been captured by an automated system. Troubleshoots basic problems encountered with test equipment or other items associated with conducting tests in field of specialization. Diagnoses and conducts routine maintenance and repair on equipment, engines, etc. following established schedules and procedures. Fabricates equipment and testing apparatus components following blueprints, engineering schematics, equipment manuals, handwritten or drawn notes. Uses PC to generate reports and to store and retrieve data. Engages in safe work practices and advises supervisor on improvements to test equipment fabrication, installation, and operation to ensure a safe laboratory operation. Maintains a clean, professional, and organized work environment and appearance. Communicates test status and results with internal and external customers. Computer proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Read and follow schematics; equipment manuals; blueprints and drawings; and sample preparation and testing procedures. Application of mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages. Good oral and written communication skills. Good housekeeping and organization skills. Good troubleshooting skills. May require associate’s degree or equivalent training. A good understanding of working in a professional environment and how to work well with others.  Must demonstrate proper judgment to plan and accomplish goals and support other team members. Work with basic supervision. Able to learn and master AVL products used in the course of normal testing AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
AVL North America Richmond, OH, USA Full-Time