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Fuel Economy Development Engineer

Company: Altair Engineering
Location: troy
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Transforming the Future with Convergence of Simulation and Data Fuel Economy Development Engineer Job Summary: Our client in Canton, MI is looking for a Fuel Economy Development Engineer. This is a contract position. What You Will Do: We are looking for a talented and motivated engineer for identifying, developing, and integrating fuel economy technologies as well as for supporting HATCI's GHG/CAFE Credit programs in our current and next generation vehicles. This position is responsible for project success as part of a project team providing technical support to internal customers in the area of Powertrain/Vehicle R Travel requirement for this position is up to 10%, primarily domestic and occasional international business trip would be required. The ideal candidate must have the following capabilities and be able to significantly contribute to achievement of teams objectives: Run vehicle test for fuel economy, performance benchmarking, and analyze the test data using tools such as MATLAB/Simulink Understand current GHG/CAFE regulations that govern introductions of new vehicle technologies in US market Research current regulatory requirements including testing procedures and provide concise information to help other engineers understand technical requirements Conduct in-depth research of advanced fuel economy technology trend in U.S. market to identify technologies utilized/recommended for compliance strategy including GHG/CAFE Credit program Identify vehicle technologies that would result in fuel economy increase on EPA certification cycles and off cycles via GHG/CAFE Credits (A/C & Off-Cycle Credits) for current and future production vehicles Develop new fuel economy technologies and strategies that enable short-term and long-term benefits for production vehicles Integrate new technologies in appropriate vehicle applications and run appropriate testing for validation Exercise virtual modeling and scenario analysis that predict the impact of various technical and market actions at a system, product, company and industry scale Interact with experts from around the company including Powertrain, Vehicle Engineering, Product Planning, Regulation & Legal Affairs to support and influence the development fuel economy strategy Support engineering teams within HATCI and our Korea R Center to define and demonstrate fuel economy improvement concepts and technologies in vehicle applications through testing and simulation Support communications and negotiations with US EPA & NHTSA on GHG/CAFE Off-Cycle Credit amounts, and development of official applications to the government agencies Support annual applications and reporting for vehicle Off-Cycle technologies related to key regulatory programs Coordinate with internal development teams to track technologies being applied to vehicles, or being considered for future adoption Coordinate and track development and test plans Create and present reports, with documentation of technical analysis, system trade-offs as well as business case for technologies. Basics: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or similar related degree At least 10 years of experience in (1) testing powertrain and vehicles, (2) evaluating performance, emissions, and fuel economy test data, (3) writing and presenting technical reports for other engineers and managements Strong interpersonal and technical problem solving skills Knowledge of internal combustion engines, transmissions, and vehicles Experience with data acquisition and analysis tools such as ETAS/INCA Experience with model-based development tools such as MATLAB/Simulink Valid Driver's License and satisfactory driving record Preferred: Masters of Science in related Engineering field from an accredited university More than 12 years of experience in (1) testing powertrain and vehicles, (2) evaluating performance, emissions, and fuel economy test data, (3) writing and presenting technical reports for other engineers and managements Experience in (1) analyzing current GHG/CAFE regulations & their impact on vehicle technologies, (2) assessing future trends in vehicle technologies & their impact to fuel economy, (3) understanding and analyzing GHG/CAFE Credit related regulations (A/C & Off-Cycle Credits) for US market Experience with 1-D physical modeling tools such as AVL-Cruise, GT-Drive, and Autonomie How You Will Be Successful: Envision the Future Communicate Honestly and Broadly Seek Technology and Business "First" Embrace Diversity and Take Risks What We Offer: Competitive Salary Comprehensive Benefit Package 401(k) with matching contributions Paid Time Off Employee Discounts Free training on all Altair products Why Work with Us: Altair is a global technology company that provides software and cloud solutions in the area of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer's toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today's problems into tomorrow's opportunities. Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing. For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit altair.com Ready to go? #ONLYFORWARD At our core we are explorers; adventures; pioneers. We are the brains behind some of the world's most revolutionary innovations and are not only comfortable in new and unchartered waters, we dive headfirst. We are the original trailblazers that make the impossible possible, discovering new solutions to our customer's toughest challenges. Altair is an equal opportunity employer. Our backgrounds are diverse, and every member of our global team is critical to our success. Altair's history demonstrations a belief that empowering each individual authentic voice reinforces a culture that thrives because of the uniqueness among our team.

Keywords: Altair Engineering, Troy , Fuel Economy Development Engineer, Other , troy, Michigan

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