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.

 

Jun 13, 2019
If you're currently working as an engineer in the automotive industry with an interest in progressing your career towards business development in new technologies, this position may be the right career move for you.  This Account Manager position will provide a unique opportunity to grow your passion for  emerging technologies in the mobility industry through customer relationships. Qualified candidates will possess a bachelors degree in engineering/related and are preferred to have 5+ years in an engineering role.  This position will report directly to a Sr. Director, Business Development in the AVL Plymouth, MI office.  AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled 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.  Responsibilities The account manager will be responsible for market development through acquisition of customer projects and for setting up long-term business relations with the customer Creates business plans for the assigned accounts. Coordinates middle and long term planning based on market potential with the Vice President, Business Development. Implements the presales process. Implements the sales process with support from the future project manager and the Technical Director. Develops customer profiles and applies the principle of strategic selling. Obtains customer feedback. Maintains customer care during project run time. Updates business figures (order receipt, sales) and carries out target – actual comparisons. Works out and executes fiscal counter-measures in the case of deviations. Creates offers and makes consistent follow-ups. Supplies input to PLT and strategy team with respect to marketing targets (markets, customers, products and competitors). Establishes, cultivates and expands positive customer relations. Achieves targeted guidelines for sales, orders received and planned contribution margin. Submits offers according to guidelines. Conducts internal audits, as requested Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related 5+ years’ experience in related field Excellent written and oral communication skills Demonstrated competence in communications and problem solving
AVL North America 47519 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Jun 12, 2019
AVL Powertrain Engineering is looking for a calibration engineer to add to the team.  Qualified candidates will have a bachelors degree and possess proficient communication skills.  The Project Engineer I - Calibration will provide technical and program expertise and mentoring to Skill Team and Cross-Functional engineering program team activities 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 and Certification Skill Team provides engine calibration expertise to projects.  The specific roles of a Project Engineer in this effort include: Defines, plans, and performs engine, transmission 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 research and development activities. Supports, organizes, and leads customer meetings. Communicates test results, progress and issues as they arise to project team and customer. Supports customer calibration trips as required. Other duties as required to insure project success. Basic computer knowledge with ability to learn new programs (i.e. Visual, SAP) Ability to multi-task Ability to support effective team environment Able to work independently with little supervision Ability to diagnose and perform root cause analysis   A Project Engineer 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 Familiarity with regulatory and market segment requirements and end-user expectations Calibration and / or development experience with two or more of the following engine types: Automatic Step Gear Dry Dual Clutch Wet Dual Clutch CVT Automated manual Independent functionality in at least three of the following areas: Vehicle and/or transmission calibration optimization to meet fuel economy and emissions. Vehicle and/or transmission development trip support for hot weather, cold weather and high altitude. Vehicle and/or transmission drivability calibration Transmission OBD Calibration Working experience with some or all of the following tools: Etas INCA (required) ATI Vision Vector CANape, CANalyzer AVL Drive (required) AVL Cameo AVL Concerto Mototron MotoTune/MotoHawk Matlab (required) Microsoft Office (required) C-Code Programming GM  / Ford / Chrysler Service Tools AVL Puma Dynamometer System 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 medium 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 0-3+ years’ experience required Bachelors’ degree in Engineering required Master’s degree in Engineering preferred Physical Requirements: Light Carrying: Physical transporting items weighing less than 15 pounds from one location to another Moderate Carrying: Items weighing 15 to 45 pounds Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm Light Lifting: Raising objects under 15 pounds from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from one position to another Moderate Lifting: Objects 15-45 pounds Sitting: Particularly for sustained periods of time Standing: (.5 hours per day) Visual Requirement: Enough to see and read PC screens Hearing Requirement: Must be able to hold conversation with colleagues and customers   Mental Requirements: Comprehension Ability to understand, remember, and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information Ability to understand, remember, and communicate routine, and factual information Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions Ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues and to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints Organization Ability to organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology Ability to organize and prioritize own work schedule on short-term basis Reasoning and Decision Making Ability to apply common sense in performing job Ability to make decisions which have moderate impact on immediate work unit Communication Ability to understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines Ability to complete routine forms, use existing form letters and/or conduct routine oral communication Ability to compose letters, outlines, memoranda, and basic reports and/or to orally communicate technical information Ability to communicate with individuals utilizing a telephone; requires ability to hear and speak effectively on phone Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word, communicating orally with others accurately, loudly, and quickly Ability to make informal presentations, inside and/or outside the organization. Speaking before groups Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, work-related manuals, publications of limited scope or impact, etc. and/or to make presentations outside the immediate work area Mathematics Ability to count accurately Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and to record, balance, and check results for accuracy Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes
AVL North America 47519 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Jun 12, 2019
AVL is looking for someone who is highly motivated to learn. Someone eager to dive into new technologies. The candidate should have two or more years of web development experience with HTML5, Javascript, and CSS; preferably development experience with the MEAN stack: Angular (4+), Node (10+), Express, Jasmine, MongoDB (3.6), and TDD development. "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: Angular (4+), Node (10+), Express, Jasmine, MongoDB (3.6) * Experience with Typescript/ES6 * Experience with reactive programming [RxJS] * Experience with application lifecycle management ("ALM") tools [Jira, TFS] * Experience with GIT source control * Experience with container deployments [Docker] and container orchestration systems [Kubernetes] * DevOps experience a definite plus [TFS]
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA 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
Jun 06, 2019
The AVL Powertrain Engineering Project Management team is looking for an organized, individual with excellent communication skills to join the team.  Qualified candidates must possess a bachelors degree or at least 2 years of project financial accounting experience.  The Project Assistant will report directly to the Project Operations Manager and will support the entire Project Management team and will work with Project Leaders to execute and deliver projects on-time and within budget.   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. Project budget tracking and forecasting. Low technical complexity proposal development Project timing plan management. Project non-technical issue tracking. Project invoicing. Internal project reporting. Facilitate project meetings. Report generation. Support proposal budget and text preparation tasks, and salesforce updates as required. Interface with Finance Department and support their project accounting requirements. Supporting project managers with ProCalc data quality. Excellent people, verbal and written communication skills. Bachelors degree or 2+ years of project financial accounting experience 2+ years in a consulting engineering environment preferred. Proficient MS Office and MS Project skills. Basic reasoning and math skills. Strong analytical and organizational skills AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
AVL North America Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Jun 06, 2019
Technical Specialist – Electrification (2198) Interested in the significant growth in the field of powertrain hybridization and electrification?   AVL is looking for an experienced, driven and highly capable engineer who can quickly contribute to this field in one or a number of these areas: Energy Storage, Battery Management Systems, Power Electronics/E-Motors, Hybrid/Electrified Powertrain Controls, System Integration. This role will be part of a cross functional team working at all stages of hybrid and electrified powertrain development; from concept work, to initial demonstrator development, through to production solutions. Responsibilities will include, providing technical, program, and account management expertise to cross-functional business development and engineering program team execution activities.   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. Engineering Program Team Roles: The cross-functional program execution team executes a wide variety of vehicle and powertrain system simulation, design, and development projects. The Tech Specialist - Electrification role is responsible for the technical delivery of the electrification portion of the project. Detailed responsibilities include: Functional Requirements definition for electrification components (e.g. battery, electric motor, inverter, voltage converter, system controls, …) and overall system performance, reliability, serviceability, and cost.   The specific roles of a Technical Specialist in this effort include: Defines, plans, leads, and performs System Component Development, System Integration, and System Verification & Validation activity and other relevant engineering project work within project team as required. Lead the definition and execution of: functional requirements, system boundaries, component & subsystem interface definition, and performance tracking. Support functional safety activities. Plans and manages engineering program resources according to project requirements. Mentors less experienced Engineers in the field of Electrification. Works on specific phases or aspects of projects such as technical studies, preparation of specifications, development of electrified systems/components, 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.   Business Development Team Roles: The business development team executes a wide variety of activities to develop new commercial opportunities. The Tech Specialist - Electrification role is responsible for the supporting these activities as needed. Detailed responsibilities include: identification of and assessment of relevant emerging technologies and products, supporting the planning of resources to prepare for estimated future needs of the organization, development, and support of new and existing key customer relationships.   The specific roles of a Technical Specialist in this effort include:   Defines, executes, and supports system performance and research and development activities. Supports, organizes, and leads customer meetings. Identifies and supports business and strategic company development activities. Proposal generation, review, and approval. A Technical Specialist is expected to have demonstrated performance abilities in the following areas: Commercial Quote Leader for a large client program Support and lead as required the Business Development process for specific clients Efficient on time delivery of customer program expectations with consistently high feedback   Technical Identify, initiate, and support opportunities for technology development, process improvements, tool development, and knowledge capture and re-use. Provide effective developmental leadership for other departmental staff in areas of expertise Published at least 3 papers accepted by a professional organization or 3 patents awarded Global AVL implementation of technology Expertise in regulatory and market segment requirements and end-user expectations Functionality in all and recognized expert in at least one of the following areas: Energy Storage System Design, Control Electric Motor/Generator Design and Control Motor/Generator Inverter Design and Control Overall Hybrid Powertrain System Design and Control On Board Diagnostics System Design and Control Powertrain Controls Software Development Tools, Methods, and Processes Formal Systems Engineering Tools, Methods, and Processes   Relational Leadership of technical teams of all sizes Working effectively with customers and other program staff and team members Accountability for individual and team delivery Negotiation for overall success Organization and resource management Active pursuit of personal and organizational improvement Effective communication with all levels of the organization   Experience and Education Bachelors’ degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Control Systems Engineering or related field Masters’ degree preferred PhD degree in Engineering desired Minimum of 7+ years’ experience in area of expertise AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
AVL North America Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Jun 06, 2019
AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. has a need in the on road commercial vehicle sector for a Director of Business Development.  This position is located in Plymouth, MI with travel up to 40%. The Director will be responsible for market planning and development as well as establishing new and maintaining existing business relations that support company growth targets.  Qualified candidates should possess at least 15 years of automotive technical sales experience preferably in engineering services, excellent communication skills and be customer management focused.   This position will be heavily involved in strategic planning, competitive intelligence gathering and tactical implementation.     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. Creates business plan for market segment to support company growth targets. Coordinates with the Senior Director, Business Development middle and long-term planning based on business plan. Develops and updates tactical and capital plans to support business plan Updates business figures (order receipt, sales) and carries out target – actual comparisons. Supplies input to Leadership and strategy team with respect to marketing targets (markets, customers, products and competitors). Implements the presales process. Creates and submits offer in accordance with guidelines. Makes consistent follow-ups. Implements the sales process with support from the future project manager and the Technical team. Develops customer profiles and applies the principle of strategic selling. Obtains customer feedback. Maintains customer care during project run time. Establishes, cultivates and expands positive customer relations. Achieves targeted guidelines for sales, orders received and planned contribution margin. Conducts internal audits, as requested. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 15+ years’ experience in related field Excellent written and oral communication skills including proficient use of MSOffice Suite Demonstrated competence in communications and problem solving. Powertrain related engineering and sales experience Self-starter and able to get results as an individual contributor in a matrixed organization AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
AVL North America Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
Jun 04, 2019
Sales Operations team member aiding in the consolidation and rework of AVL Quote files to process customer purchase orders. Primary contact will be with internal AVL functional teams. “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.”  Working knowledge of AVL Quote tool to enable obtaining files passed from Technical Sales Support and Solution Engineering organizations supporting finalizing customer proposal in MSWord® Generate MSWord® document to finalize quote to meet AVL proposal standards with: Proposal formatting standards Customer proposal requirements    Adherence to approved terms and conditions Administration of proposal storage and support documents on AVL network and SalesForce Administration of SalesForce Opportunity data   Consolidation and rework of AVL Quote File: Upon receipt of customer Purchase Order, with assistance from Sales Engineer Team (SO), modify quote utilizing AVL Quote to allow for automatic import to SAP and match back to PO total by: Updating As Quoted to As Purchased (include Options/Alternatives) Calculating and applying margin share agreements including Neuss Calculating and applying Finance directed items; i.e. LVO calculation Pulling standard parts to main level Clear communication and directions of Sales Support Coordinator team members in support of PO processing during Rebuild Process.   Consolidate and oversee completion of Handover documents by Solution Engineer and maintain document library. Weekly/Monthly reports Create and Maintain document library Primary support for large/special projects as directed by Manager. Any other functions or tasks as requested by Manager Consolidate and oversee completion of Handover documents by Solution Engineer and maintain document library. Qualifications/Skills: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred. Ability to share work load in team environment. Ability to multi-task. Proven logical thinking ability. Able to work with short deadlines. Ability to work under pressure. Able to self-manage work load. Excellent organization skills and time management. Ability to use or learn AVL Quote proposal application. Working knowledge of SalesForce preferred. Proven, tested ability with Microsoft Office computer skills required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
AVL North America Full-Time
Jun 04, 2019
Project Manager I has the overall responsibility for the successful execution of capital equipment projects from receipt of order to final customer acceptance. “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.”  Controlling of projects with low commercial, social, and technical complexity. Co-ordination of Engineering, Purchasing, Manufacturing and Customer site activities. Managing the project initialization and planning Ensures implementation of projects in compliance with all related processes to achieve targets (cost, timing, deliverables) and customer satisfaction. Ensures project quality gates (handovers from and to other departments, design reviews etc) are fully complied with Scope change management Customer Relationship Management during project execution. Authority of overall budget control – manage and control contingency Interface with Finance and support project accounting requirements. Identify new business opportunities on existing projects. Responsible for applying appropriate tools and methods (OFFER, Prism, risk management, Open Issues lists, documentation, internal project reporting, etc.) Proactive in escalating as appropriate to keep cost, timing, and deliverables on track while maintaining customer satisfaction. Conduct project lessons learned with project team and management Engineering Degree and 0 - 5 years relevant experience, ideally in integration of Powertrain and vehicle testing systems Ability to manage multiple projects with multiple customers. Excellent people, verbal written communication and relationship building skills. Excellent organizational skills Experience with ERP systems is desired High competence with MS Word, Excel, and Project
AVL North America Full-Time
May 28, 2019
Requires system knowledge at an expert level. Design and commission complex test systems and integrate subsystems to meet demanding testing requirements. Troubleshoot complex problems and develop solutions.   Supervise, schedule and mentor Engineers, ensure job performance. Set, measure and deliver on KPI’s. Excellent people and negotiating skills . “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.”  Insure projects are commissioned efficiently Lead all team members on-site and in back office towards team thinking, first time quality, on-time delivery, setting and meeting performance goals, following established processes and procedures Supervise, schedule and mentor Application and Commissioning Engineers while performing commissioning activities. Own all operational aspects to successfully deliver together with the project team and provide regular reports of status and key performance indicators to customer and AVL Management Team Act as liaison and company representative with customers. Supervise a group of engineers and technicians & commissioning team. Provide day to day direction and oversight of work. Strive for high levels of utilization. Manage to cost and time budgets, including training and utilization Approve timesheets and expense reports Personnel planning, interviewing. Conduct performance appraisals with assistance Develop trained competent personnel to support AVL products. Schedule resources for service and commissioning work. Participate in quote development by providing accurate and detailed descriptions and time estimates. Coordinate with Sales, Project, Service, Training and Software to address technical needs. Bachelors or Master’s degree in engineering or equivalent preferred 5-7 years’ experience in test automation equipment preferred (PUMA) 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
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
May 23, 2019
AVL Powertrain Engineering is looking for a Systems Engineer for the Menlo Park, California.  This position will support customers in the Menlo Park surrounding area and will require individuals with at least 3 years of experience employed at AVL working as a systems engineer or related.  This position will report to the Executive Director, CTC.  The Sr. Engineer - Systems, provides technical and program execution skills to Skill Team and Cross-Functional engineering program team activities. 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 Systems Engineering Team delivers functional integration of mechanical, electrical, thermodynamic, and energy storage systems within hybrid and electric vehicle applications. The group is responsible for delivering a system based approach to efficiently capture functional requirements as well as executing vehicle development programs.   The specific roles of an Engineer in this effort include: Execute systems engineering principles to integrate ADAS, hybrid and electric vehicle technology.  Lead definition and execution of: functional requirements, system boundaries, component & subsystem interface definition, functional safety, and performance tracking Provide core technical guidance & oversight to quality and reliability engineering and assist with FMEA & 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, vehicle systems 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. Plans and executes hybrid and electric vehicle research and development activities. Supports, organizes, and leads customer meetings. Other duties as required to insure project success. A Project Engineer is expected to have demonstrated performance abilities in the following areas: Commercial Quote Leader for a small size program Support the Business Development process for specific 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. 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 Independent functionality in at least four of the following areas and core competency in 2 of the hybrid and electric areas: Hybrid/Electric System Functional Operation and Optimization experience (inclusive of high voltage electrical systems) High voltage component integration (power steering, Thermal management, Exportable power, Level 2 onboard charging, DC fast charging, power distribution) Traction motor integration (clutched or direct) Power electronics for PM or AC induction machines HV battery integration (lithium based cell technology/BMS basic familiarity) 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 Powertrain integration to vehicle / chassis development and production release Hybrid/electrification technology development within passenger car, medium duty, or heavy duty Vehicle and subsystem level EMI / EMC systems requirements development and validation Robotic system knowledge (ROS) Matlab/Simulink system modeling and simulation ADAS/Autonomous experience Experience working with ALM (Application Lifecycle Management)/Requirements Management tool chains, such as DOORS, DNG, Integrity, JAMA, etc Experience with one or a number of the following: Functional Safety (ISO26262), Cyber Security (ISO21434), SOTIF (Safety of the Intended Function)     Relational 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 and customers   Experience and Education Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field required Master’s degree preferred Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in area of expertise in relevant (ideally vehicle electrification) Experience in software and ADAS/AD integration OR powertrain controls is preferred AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled  
AVL North America Menlo Park, CA, USA Full-Time
May 22, 2019
Candidate with a preference degree in chemical engineering.  New grad is welcome.  Experience is a plus.  Main focus will be in system integration engineering and application support, mainly focus on emissions test cells design efforts. “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.” Engineering requirements review and application of specific customer requirements.  Able to read and interrupt government CFR documents. - Chemical Engineering 4 year degree - Understanding of chemistry, fluid dynamics and thermodynamics
AVL North America 47603 Halyard Drive, Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
May 20, 2019
Delivery of professional and customer-oriented services according to customer requirements and the CS processes.  Responsibilities include product installation, set-up, configuration, maintenance and calibration troubleshooting and repair for AVL Hardware and Software. Support will be permanent on-site at a customer location in CA with main focus on engine and chassis dyno’s Position will be located in California - Riverside Area   “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.” Support chassis and engine dyno's at customer site     Act as Liaison and company representative with customers    Perform at customer site; test equipment installation, configuration, maintenance and calibration to AVL specification as defined through the AVL Qualification Initiative (QI).       Troubleshoot and repair products to AVL specifications following defined processes.       Professional and timely completion of service and commissioning reports and other administrative responsibilities as required.         Actively participate in developing one’s own training plan and exhibits ownership in completing training towards realization of selected diplomas and competency.         Provide feedback and improvement suggestions on troubleshooting guides and continuous improvement methods to increase operating equipment effectiveness (O.E.E.).         Generates calibration certificates, service reports and is responsible for evaluation and presentation of results         Perform Hotline support as required including the use of reporting tools, Helpdesk II etc.       The ability to communicate with customers in a professional way and in the ability to independently describe, categorize, analyze and solve service requests and issues.       Timely follow up on items and the ability to drive issues to closure.        Good troubleshooting skills        Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent       Two years experience with test automation equipment        Understanding of electrical and mechanical processes Excellent verbal and written communication skills AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled  
AVL North America California, 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
  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.    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
May 13, 2019
AVL powertrain Engineering, Inc. is looking for an engineer to add to our team with at least 5 years of engine development experience with gasoline engines in performance and emissions.  This position will support a large customer production program and qualified candidates should possess highly proficient communication skills.  The Sr. Project Engineer position provides technical and program leadership expertise to Skill Team and Cross-Functional engineering program team activities. 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 Engine Development Skill Team provides the required combustion system development, performance    development, air and fuel system specification and development, and engine calibration expertise to projects.  The specific roles of a Project Engineer Senior in this effort include: Defines, plans, and performs combustion, performance development, engine 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, 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, organizes, and leads customer meetings. Other duties as required to insure project success   A Senior Project Engineer is expected to have demonstrated abilities in the following areas: Commercial Quote Leader for a medium 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 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 Global AVL implementation of technology Familiarity with regulatory and market segment requirements and end-user expectations Independent functionality in at least three of the following areas:   Combustion system development Fuel system specification and development Turbocharging and EGR system specification and development Engine calibration (base and transient) 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 and customers   Experience and Education Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field required Master’s degree in Engineering preferred Minimum of 5 – 7+ years’ experience in area of expertise in area of expertise. AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
AVL North America Plymouth, MI, USA Full-Time
May 06, 2019
AVL is looking for experts in base engine 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. Qualified candidate should possess experience developing large projects from concept to production.  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 base engine experience. 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