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Fiat Chrysler Automobile Senior Battery System Engineer in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Senior Battery System Engineer

Job ID:1041596

Career Area:Engineering & Design

Job Category:Product Design & Engineering-Powertrain

Location:Auburn Hills,MI


Date Posted:December 21, 2020

Brand:FCA Group

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Job Overview


The Senior Battery Systems Engineer will be responsible for the development of technical requirements, synthesis and analysis of them by and with suppliers, and overall verification during the complete design cycle in battery packs for xEV programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and documenting engineering requirements for automotive traction battery systems

  • Leading other engineers and teams to balance requirements

  • Analyzing critical battery performance during the entire product lifecycle including: power and energy performance, battery life, safety performance

  • Developing and using analytical tools for verifying battery system performance

  • Helping develop tests as needed for verifying battery system performance and execute product design improvements

  • Leading data analysis activities and interpretation related to battery field performance to guide requirements development and product improvements

  • Providing technical expertise in investigation of system issues and support root cause analysis and mitigation and corrective action plans

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Applied Physics, Electrical, Aerospace, Industrial, Systems, or Computer Engineering, or related Engineering field from an ABET accredited, or ABET equivalent university

  • Minimum of 5 years in product engineering design and development in automotive industry with 3 years working experience in xEV technology applications and areas such as development of battery storage systems, high voltage architecture development, and/or electric powertrain components such as electric traction motors & power electronics

  • Experience in performance modeling with Matlab/Simulink, COMSOL, GT-Suite and ANSYS

  • Demonstrate excellent level of analytical ability, communication and interpersonal skills required to build relationships and coach team members, and work with customers to solve problems and resolve issues

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, as accredited by ABET or ABET equivalent; other graduate level technical degrees in the specific area of relevant specialty expertise may be considered

  • Thorough knowledge of electrification technology functionality and features on the system level

  • High Voltage training and advance battery design/development experience is desirable

  • Understanding of thermal system performance modeling as it pertains to energy storage components

  • Experience using a disciplined system development process based on ASPICE or CMMI model

  • Experience with DOORs, Canalyzer and Canape

  • Knowledge of battery test methods and procedures

  • Strong proactive and reactive engineering problem solving skills (including DFSS, Kepner Tregoe, 8D, 5Why, etc.)

Our 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.