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 16, 2018
Are you looking for a career opportunity in the automotive field?  Are you interested in supporting a team that will be developing performance engines?  Apply today!  AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. is looking for highly detailed individuals with an automotive background to fill a Project Engineer I or II - Builds and Procurement need at our Plymouth, MI facility.  Qualified candidates must have a strong attention to detail, ability to multi task and proficient communication skills.  This role will be responsible for owning and managing the Bill of Materials for assigned projects.  This position plays a key role in successful execution within the PEI team.  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 Facilitate the compiling of skill area proposals, including the creation of Microsoft Project timelines and pro/Calc. input sheets                                                                                   Interface with engineering and program management for the purpose of task progress tracking (Coordinator will not be responsible for maintaining timelines) Coordinate prototype engine builds Coordinate project meetings/design reviews as well as managing Action Items and Issues List Facilitate file transfer to/from customers and suppliers Own and manage Bill of Materials (BOM) for assigned projects Ensure Computer Aided Design (CAD) assembly model content matches BOM Tracking responsibility with respect to components and respective designer/engineer Lead BOM reviews Maintain BOM revisions to reflect latest design/build data Coordinate procurement of project related components Request quotes and issue purchase orders Facilitating communication between suppliers and engineers to resolve manufacturing issues Track component progress and delivery Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology or related field 1 to 3 years of applicable experience Excellent communication skills Effectively communicate to the customers Analytical thinking Motivated Team player  Familiarity with CAD software to enable viewing of CAD model content Demonstrate good management, communication, and interpersonal skills Strong leadership skills and ability to follow best business practices/process’ Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously Basic understanding of engines/powertrain Proficient in Microsoft Office suite including Microsoft Project
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Aug 16, 2018
AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. is looking to increase the design team in Plymouth, MI.  As a Project Engineer II - Design you will be involved in a customer project to develop a performance engine.  This position demands at least 3 years of CAD design experience, proficient communication skills and customer interaction abilities.  In addition, qualified candidates must possess at least 3 years of gasoline engine experience. 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 Plans and formulates work flow of self and other to meet specified deadlines with minimum of supervision Has engineering responsibility and can lead specific phases of projects i.e. technical studies, specification writing, establishing technical plans Co-ordinates project meetings, design reviews and sign off reviews Resolves engineering and design conflicts Owns all system engineering tasks relating to system responsibility i.e. Architecture Resolving design constraints and establishing interfaces DFMEA’s, DVPR’s BOM input Coordinating input from other skill teams as required i.e. Analysis Supplier negotiations and lead-time planning Lead and author single team proposals Provide engineering leadership to project teams Bachelor’s degree in Powertrain Design OR applicable degree Masters’ degree preferred 3-5+ years’ experience in area of expertise Excellent knowledge of more than one area of engine systems design or manufacturing process i.e. Air system design, Block/Crankcase design, foundry practice Can lead system engineering process i.e. P-diagrams and boundary diagrams DFMEA’s DVP&R Supplier negotiations Team leader skills Excellent communication skills Analytical thinking Motivated Team player Customer oriented Flexible (location, hrs., test trips) Demonstrated ability to deliver to customer program expectation Communication and presentation skills Book understanding of CAE tools and practices
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Aug 16, 2018
Looking to grow your career using cutting edge development and vehicle electrification - apply to AVL today!  The AVL California Tech Center is looking to add a Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer to our Lake Forest, CA office.  This position will perform systems level design work on customer projects and will own all system engineering tasks relating to system responsibility.  Qualified candidates must have at least 7 - 10 years of applicable experience and possess proficient communication skills (written and verbal.)  In addition, experience in CAD software such as Pro/E, CATIA or solidworks is required. 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 Performs system level design work on customer projects Plans and formulates work flow of self and other to meet specified deadlines with minimum of supervision Has engineering responsibility and can lead specific phases of projects i.e. technical studies, specification writing, establishing technical plans Co-ordinates project meetings, design reviews and sign off reviews Resolves engineering and design conflicts Owns all system engineering tasks relating to system responsibility i.e. Architecture Resolving design constraints and establishing interfaces DFMEA’s, DVPR’s BOM input Coordinating input from other skill teams as required i.e. Analysis Supplier negotiations and lead-time planning Lead and author single team proposals Provide engineering leadership to project teams Bachelor’s degree and 7 - 10 years’ experience in vehicle component design and drive system development. Two years’ experience in vehicle electronification and integration. Understanding of low and high voltage applications. Two years of direct design experience utilizing parametric CAD software such as Pro/E, CATIA or Solidworks Hands on fabrication experience.  Able to utilize and operate machinery (mills, lathes, breaks, etc.) to fabricate, assemble and test component design. Able to utilize FEA and CFD concepts to analyze, optimize and validate component design. Can lead system engineering process i.e. DFMEA’s DVP&R Supplier and vendor negotiations Team leader skills Communication and presentation skills
AVL North America 25111 Arctic Ocean Drive, Lake Forest, CA, USA Full-Time
Aug 16, 2018
AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. is looking for an experienced Design Checker to add to our team.  This role will be key to project success and will be involved in a customer project to develop a performance engine.  The Sr. Project Engineer - Design Quality, will be responsible for implementation of the release and review process on design projects, lead efforts to ensure design projects follow documented processes, perform design checking, mentor, and develop staff for GD&T/Quality procedures and updates. 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 Responsible for design release documentation routing and processing in coordination with the published design process Responsible for auditing active programs to ensure the published design process is followed Owns the design project review process including scheduling and identifying when design review meetings are required in coordination with the design project lead Owns the design review action items lists for design projects, responsible for document creation, action item tracking, action item close out, and final sign off Leads efforts to standardize GD&T implementation for each design component or system. Performs design checking on customer projects for 2D details in coordination with current ASME standards Responsible for ensuring design documentation is complete on design projects including model checking for 3D assembly robustness, clearance and collision checks, completion of tolerance stack-ups Assists with identification and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities for the design release process, documents and shares best practices with the design team Assists with supplier quality improvements in coordination with purchasing, identifies supplier capabilities and improves dimensioning robustness of AVL released 2D drawings Trains and mentors design engineers with GD&T rules and best practices updates In addition to design quality responsibilities, can perform design and other relevant engineering project work within a project team as required Bachelors’ degree in Engineering and considerable experience in Powertrain Design Master’s degree preferred Minimum of 5 – 7+ years’ experience in area of expertise Excellent communication skills Analytical thinking Motivated Team player Customer oriented                 Excellent knowledge of more than one area of engine systems design or manufacturing process i.e. Air system design, Block/Crankcase design, foundry practice Extensive experience or training in GD&T Good understanding of design and development processes Understands and has used 3D CAD tools Organizational skills Communication and presentation skills
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Aug 15, 2018
AVL is on a quest to find an innovative engineer with the desire to work with the MEAN stack developing new and exciting web-based products. The successful candidate will you be joining our agile team bringing new innovation to our industry. Our DevOps environment includes working with cutting edge technologies with quick iterations. This is a unique opportunity to join the world's largest independent company for the development of powertrain systems. “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 * Designs, modifies, develops, writes and implements software programming applications. * Supports and/or install software applications/operating systems. * Participates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software. * Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the software development field. Required: * Minimum of 1 to 2 years of experience * Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering or computer engineering * Experience with web development utilizing HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, and the MEAN Stack: MongoDB (3.6), Express, Angular (2+), Node (8.10) Preferred: * C# .NET and Visual C++ programming language knowledge * Visual C++, ATL, COM/ActiveX, Visual Basic programming languages knowledge * DevOps experience a definite plus * Experience with Typescript/ES6 also a plus
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Aug 15, 2018
AVL is on a quest to find an innovative engineer with the desire to work with the MEAN stack developing new and exciting web-based products. The successful candidate will you be joining our agile team bringing new innovation to our industry. Our DevOps environment includes working with cutting edge technologies with quick iterations. This is a unique opportunity to join the world's largest independent company for the development of powertrain systems. “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 * Designs, modifies, develops, writes and implements software programming applications. * Supports and/or install software applications/operating systems. * Participates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software. * Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the software development field. Required: * Minimum of 1 to 2 years of experience * Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering or computer engineering * Experience with web development utilizing HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, and the MEAN Stack: MongoDB (3.6), Express, Angular (2+), Node (8.10) Preferred: * C# .NET and Visual C++ programming language knowledge * Visual C++, ATL, COM/ActiveX, Visual Basic programming languages knowledge * DevOps experience a definite plus * Experience with Typescript/ES6 also a plus
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Aug 13, 2018
Looking to begin your automotive career as a Design Engineer?  AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. is looking to increase the design team in Plymouth, MI.  This position will be exposed to the development of new technologies in the powertrain industry.  An ideal candidate will have an interest in completing 3D and 2D CAD designs for proto type and production hardware.  Qualified candidates must also possess proficient communication skills and customer interaction abilities.  An internship in the automotive industry is preferred.  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 Plans and formulates work flow to meet specified deadlines with minimum of supervision Has engineering responsibility for major engine subsystems or component groups Relationship with engineers in Graz, particularly in the area of Port design and also within the design group Supports KAM’s for development of project proposals, including customer presentations and project meetings Owns all system engineering tasks relating to component responsibility i.e. Architecture Resolving design constraints and establishing interfaces DFMEA’s, DVPR’s BOM input Co-ordinating input from other skill teams as required i.e. Analysis, Combustion Supplier negotiations and lead-time planning Supports CAE and simulation, guiding & reviewing boundary conditions Bachelors’ degree in engineering OR powertrain design required Master’s degree preferred 0-3+ years’ experience - automotive internship preferred Excellent knowledge of one or more area of engine systems design i.e. Air system design, Block/Crankcase design Knowledge of system engineering i.e. P-diagrams and boundary diagrams DFMEA’s BOM input Supplier negotiations Good CAD skills on one or more systems Basic understanding of CAE tools and practices 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 Effective communication with the customer
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Aug 09, 2018
Install and commission test and/or measurement systems and dynamometers.  Able to troubleshoot medium complexity problems and implement solutions.  Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.  Demonstrates ownership of medium complexity 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.” AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled Act as a liaison and company representative with customers. Install and Commission test cells including: Wire, set-up and troubleshoot test and measurement systems Tune control loops Integrate auxiliary equipment into test system Set-up monitoring and control of relevant safeties Create commissioning documentation Obtain customer sign-off Write and implement basic custom tests, when applicable. Perform equipment maintenance and troubleshooting. Provide project engineering technical support. Help desk consultation. Present training. Travel required. Five years experience in automation and dynamometer equipment preferred. Understanding of electrical and mechanical processes. Able to read and understand electrical and mechanical schematics and drawings. Able to perform quality wiring and mechanical setup Expereince with vibration measurment and analysis Understanding of instrumentation and electrical practices. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Good knowledge of PC operation, MS Windows, and basic computer software required Personal protection equipment training
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Aug 09, 2018
General Description: Requires Emissions Testing knowledge.  Provide software and hardware support for complex systems.  Must be knowledgeable in testing and data acquisition, Emissions Certification testing requirements (CFR) and execution .  Troubleshoot complex problems and develop solutions.  Must be able to take charge of projects and drive to completion while managing to cost and time estimates.  Ownership of large complex test systems.  Excellent customer skills. “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 Roles: Act as liaison and company representative with customers. Commission test systems including: Setup and troubleshoot test and measurement systems Troubleshoot sampling systems for gaseous and particulate Integrate auxiliary equipment into test system Setup monitoring and control of relevant safeties Create commissioning documentation Provide training on system applications Obtain customer sign-off Write and implement complex custom software configurations Provide sales technical support. Provide project engineering technical support. Help desk consultation. Develop and present advanced training. Technical research. Travel required. Bachelors or Masters degree in engineering or equivalent preferred 10 years experience in emissions testing preferred In depth understanding of electrical and mechanical processes Expertise related to testing methods and applications Able to read and understand electrical and mechanical schematics and drawings Strong software adaption and modification skills Background in internal combustion engine, powertrain, electrification or mobility research Understanding of instrumentation and electrical processes Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills Thorough knowledge of PC operation, structure, MS Windows, and computer networking required Personal protection equipment training  
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Jul 31, 2018
Interested in the simulation of different types of vehicles and different parts of the vehicle?  Enjoy working directly with customers through support and presentation methods?  The Advanced Simulation Technologies company within AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. in North America is looking to add a Simulation Support Engineer I or II to the team.  This position will provide pre & post sales to customers using the AST software.  This position will receive expert training from AVL Graz in Austria and will travel locally and domestically to support customer needs.  Qualified candidates must have an applicable bachelors degree, possess a high interest in automotive, and have the ability to communicate with peers and customers efficiently and effectively. 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 Assist existing customers on operation and use of AST software Technical sales support of customers including model setup, execution and analysis Evaluation of customer requirements including estimation of scope Organize local and customer-site training courses Maintain and update training material and handouts Reporting and communication of customer feedback to appropriate local and Graz AST staff Works primarily under supervision of senior support staff Explore software functions proactively when support load permits Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or applicable Experience in simulation / analysis / math based simulation tools Strong background in powertrain and vehicle component modeling and design optimization Positive, customer-focused attitude Understanding of vehicle systems, including advanced technologies Excellent written and oral communication skills
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Jul 18, 2018
AVL is looking for someone who is highly motivated to learn. Someone eager to dive into new technologies. Experience with or interest in automobiles would be a plus. The candidate should have two or more years of web development experience with HTML5, Javascript, and CSS; preferably development experience with the MEAN stack MongoDB (3.6), Express, Angular (2+) , and Node(8.10).  Experience with C# and C++ is a plus. "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 Designs, modifies, develops, writes and implements software programming applications. Supports and/or installs software applications/operating systems. •Participates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software. •Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. •Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. •Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. •A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering or computer engineering. * 2 or more years’ experience. * Experience with web development using the MEAN stack: Mongo (3.6), Express, Angular (2+), and Node (8.10). * Experience with Typescript/ES6 * Experience with Oracle/SQL * DevOps experience a definite plus * Experience with C#, C++ is a plus. * Experience with web components (Polymer) also a plus  
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Jul 18, 2018
General Description: Commission test systems and integrate subsystems to meet complex testing requirements.  Troubleshoot problems and develop solutions with appropriate input.  Must be able to take charge of projects once on-site and drive to completion while working with Project or Service Management to manage to cost and time estimates while achieving a high level of customer satisfaction.   “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 Roles: Support complex test cells, troubleshooting all AVL products. Setup and Troubleshoot database systems Setup and troubleshoot computer networks Commission test cells or systems including: Set-up and troubleshoot test and measurement systems Configure complex software systems Troubleshoot software errors Write custom scripts Set-up monitoring and control of relevant safeties Create commissioning documentation Provide training on system applications. Obtain customer sign-off Write and implement custom tests. Provide technical support to the organization as well as to customers. Develop and present training. Travel required in an average of 70% (domestic and international) Qualifications/Skills: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience preferred. 3 years’ experience in database and computer systems. Java, C, or similar software programming experience Mongo, Oracle, SQL, Access or similar experience Good software skills. Experience with testing labs Able to read and understand electrical and mechanical schematics and drawings. Background in PC configuration and setup Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Thorough knowledge of PC operation, structure, MS Windows, and computer networking required. Reference: “Required Skill Profiles Resident Service MOC”
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Jul 18, 2018
General Description: The Manufacturing Intern assists the Manufacturing Engineer in the development of lean manufacturing tools and fixtures. In many cases the intern will assist the production technicians in their daily production tasks. The position is a summer intern position. “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 The  Manufacturing Intern interfaces with the engineering team and works in depth on parts productivity improvement. The Engineering Intern assists the engineering team both locally and globally with productivity improvements. As local part of the global MMD team, the intern is responsible for the data entry into the SAP master data for the US operations and for ensuring master data creation is in line with the global master data specifications in SAP.The intern has the responsibilities of creating the initial job setup in SAP and also has the ability to provide assistance to the manufacturing engineer in the following roles: Create material master data and manage changes to data for all materials and sales articles Create and manage changes to work instructions in SAP system in accordance with globally defined workflow processes Maintain consistent data management logic related to vendor, material, and customer data Perform systematic and periodic reviews of existing master data to ensure correctness and completeness of data Qualifications/Skills: Required Skills Engineering background with experience in manufacturing Working towards Engineering Degree is mechanical or electrical Engineering is an asset PC and CAD literate- with at least 2D AutoCAD or equivalent knowledge. Experience with Solid Works is a benefit Ability to work in teams as well as individually without supervision Strong understanding of components and manufacturing In Depth understanding of manufacturing processes Experience in management of part number assignment Strong computer/system-oriented skills, including SAP experience Ability to work with minimal supervision in an unstructured environment Strong teamwork skills and ability to work with multiple departments in high demand environment Good written and oral communication skills
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Jul 17, 2018
AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. is looking for a an experienced calibration engineer to lead and develop a calibration group in North America.  Qualified candidates must possess at least 7 years of experience in the calibration area; transmission or hybrid calibration is ideal.  In this position communication between internal employees and the customer is key.  Management experience is preferred, but not required.  If a candidate does not possess management experience, then at least 2 years of experience leading engineers indirectly is required.    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 The specific roles of a Group Leader in this effort include: Defines, plans, and performs engine, transmission, hybrid, and vehicle calibration and other relevant engineering project work within 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, engine testing, vehicle 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. Defines, executes and supports performance, drivability, and emissions research and development activities. Develops and utilizes advanced toolchains and methodologies Supports, organizes, and leads customer meetings. Supervises skill team members. Other duties as required to insure project success. A Group Leader is expected to have demonstrated abilities in the following areas: Technical Identify, initiate, and support opportunities for technology development, process improvements, tool development, and knowledge capture and re-use. Provide effective mentorship for other departmental staff in areas of expertise Published at least 2 papers accepted by a professional organization or 2 patents awarded Familiarity with regulatory and market segment requirements and end-user expectations Calibration and development experience in responsible area (engines, transmissions, hybrid systems, etc.) Working experience with industry standard calibration tools (INCA, ATI Vision, etc.) 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 Negotiation for overall success Program and resource coordination Active pursuit of personal and departmental improvement Effective communication with all levels of the program team Commercial Quote Leader for a large size program. Support the Business Development process for specific clients. Efficient on time delivery of program expectations with consistently high feedback. Active involvement in Annual Review and Work Planning Process. Experience and Education Minimum 7 years’ experience in area of expertise Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field required Master’s degree in Engineering preferred.
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Jul 17, 2018
Looking for an opportunity to help build a Powertrain Engineering team by providing guidance and knowledge of OBD Calibration?  This is a great chance to grow as an engineer, as well as to have a significant impact on a growing area at AVL worldwide!  AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. is looking for a Project Engineer with gasoline OBD calibration experience.  Qualified candidates will possess at least 2 to 3 years of direct OBD gasoline experience.  A basic understanding of OBD regulations, gasoline engines and 3 way catalysts is required.  Candidates should also possess experience with typical calibration tools and gasoline calibration experience with CCDM and one or more gasoline OBD major monitors.  In addition, proficient communication skills are required.  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 The Calibration Skill Team provides engine calibration expertise to projects. The specific roles of a Project Engineer II in this effort include: *Defines, plans, and performs engine and vehicle calibration and other relevant engineering project work within 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, engine testing, vehicle 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. *Defines, executes, and supports engine performance and emissions research and development activities. *Supports customer meetings. *Other duties as required to insure project success. *Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering *2 - 3 years minimum of applicable experience *Basic understanding of OBD regulatory requirements – CARB, EU-OBD, EPA-OBD, WWH-OBD *Strong fundamentals in Gasoline engine and TWC operation with understanding of engine & vehicle calibration processes and techniques. *Calibration, development, and production implementation experience with one or more of the following engine types: Spark-ignited direct injection (NA or turbocharged) Spark-ignited PFI engines  *Independent functionality in at least one of the following areas: Base engine diagnostics calibration such as Fuel System Monitor, Misfire, Oxygen Sensor Monitor etc. Catalyst monitor calibration EVAP monitor calibration  Fault path and inhibit matrix calibration CCM calibration (such as rationality diagnostics, circuit checks etc.) Hybrid Component Calibration (such as Battery Monitoring Diagnostics, Thermal Management System Diagnostics, Drive/ Generator related diagnostics etc.) OBDII self-certification testing Durability fleet diagnostic data analysis and issue resolution Post production OBD validation and certification documentation preparation. *Working experience with some or all of the following tools: Etas INCA ATI Vision Vector CANape, CANalyze AVL Cameo AVL Concerto Proficient in Matlab / Simulink Work Experience and Education *Calibration process knowledge using design of experiments and advanced optimization techniques *Knowledge on engine/vehicle setup in dyno/chassis dyno cell with experience in CARB emissions related testing processes. *Experience with troubleshooting controls, hardware or software issues by utilizing fundamental knowledge and working principles of engine and exhaust system components. *Project Planning and Management Skills using MS Project.
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Apr 27, 2018
“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.” General Description: Requires Electrification system knowledge.  Provide software and hardware support for complex systems.  Must be knowledgeable in testing and data acquisition.  Troubleshoot complex problems and develop solutions.  Must be able to take charge of projects and drive to completion while managing to cost and time estimates.  Ownership of large complex test systems.  Excellent customer skills. AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled Roles: Act as liaison and company representative with customers. Commission test systems including: Setup and troubleshoot test and measurement systems Troubleshoot sampling systems for gaseous and particulate Integrate auxiliary equipment into test system Setup monitoring and control of relevant safeties Create commissioning documentation Provide training on system applications Obtain customer sign-off Write and implement complex custom software configurations Provide sales technical support. Provide project engineering technical support. Help desk consultation. Develop and present advanced training. Technical research. Travel required. Bachelors or Masters degree in engineering or equivalent preferred 5-7 years experience in emissions testing equipment preferred In depth understanding of electrical and mechanical processes Expertise related to testing methods and applications Able to read and understand electrical and mechanical schematics and drawings Strong software adaption and modification skills Background in internal combustion engine, powertrain, electrification or mobility research Understanding of instrumentation and electrical processes Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills Thorough knowledge of PC operation, structure, MS Windows, and computer networking required Personal protection equipment training
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time