FCA US, LLC Innovation Advanced Development Engineer in Auburn Hills, Michigan
The Innovation Advanced Development Engineer will lead advanced projects to bring new features from idea to first vehicle application. Responsibilities include engineering assessment of features requested by Product Design Office (PDO) and feature planning. Execution of projects to deliver new technologies and features to the readiness level required by the Systems and Components (SC) releasing organizations for first time success.Successful fulfillment of the position expectations requires organizing and leading small cross-functional teams with members from feature planning, vehicle integration, Human Machine Interface (HMI), PDO, and SC area(s) to develop engineering feature assessments. To produce a credible assessment, candidate will have to lead the team to establish high-level customer Functional Objectives (FOs), describing how the feature/technology integrates with a block diagram, create a technology readiness assessment, preliminary cost, weight, investment, and application timing. Routine use of DFSS tools and methods is expected. Deliverables include development of strong core documents including; functional block diagrams, DFMEA, system electrical diagrams, and performance standards with testing requirements.As the project lead, you will also be responsible for working with PDO and HMI to keep solutions aligned with customer FOs. Regular reporting to management is required. Interface with US and international counterparts will occur within the FCA organizations. Experience in the evaluation of suppliers, negotiate statements of work and manage supplier activities is helpful.Basic Qualifications:•Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent from an ABET accredited or equivalent program•5 years of relevant experience in the automotive industry•New feature and technology development experience related to one of the following:•ADAS•Radar•Vision System Technology•Exceptional organizational skills and task management•Strong interpersonal and presentation skills; customer oriented; ability to interact with all levels of management•Capable of conceptualizing, defining, and implementing end to end systems and architectures across embedded hardware / software, inter and intranet, mobile devices.•Excellent problem solving skills Preferred Qualifications:•Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Industrial or equivalent from an ABET accredited or equivalent program•Master’s degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited or equivalent program•Innovation methodology and process experience•Experience leading a global team•Product Development engineering experience through commercial introductionOur benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.