Product Engineer

Dearborn, MI

Posted: 06/07/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Automotive Job Number: 19-01225
Position Description:
As a product vehicle engineer, you will be responsible for engineering vehicles to meet extreme conditions. While representing the voice of the customer, engineering responsibilities include defining performance requirements, target setting, vehicle testing and root cause analysis, and verification signoff. Attributes include extreme operating temperatures, vehicle acceleration and handling performance, powertrain and driveline temperature management, and brake performance, brake vacuum management, and brake temperature management. Be a part of the best police team in the business, and continue the legacy of Ford' s commitment to law enforcement!
Primary responsibilities:
1. Be the voice of the customer for law enforcement
2. Determine vehicle program status to targets for specific attributes • Extreme operating temperatures (hot / cold ambients) • Brake vacuum management at high altitudes • Vehicle performance metrics (acceleration, braking, handling) and system contributors
3. Collect data and analyze vehicle performance
4. Update vehicle calibrations and diagnose calibration and configuration issues
Additional responsibilities:
1. Lead cross-attribute and cross-functional engineering issue resolution 2. Conduct data acquisition and data analysis (thermocouples, pressure sensors, CAN data channels)
3. Calibrate vehicle and powertrain properties using calibration tools (ATI, DET, PT-Diag)
4. Test drive vehicle to determine vehicle performance including cooling system performance
Other Information: This position is a total vehicle / cross-functional opportunity Some in-state one-day travel

Skills Preferred:
Experience for cross-functional Leadership, Project management and Systems Engineering are highly desired

Experience Required:
2-5 years of automotive experience Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word Possession of Valid Current US Driver' s License

Education Required:
BS Mechanical Engineering Degree with 3.0 above GPA
Degree from a Top 200 University

Additional Information:
This position is a total vehicle / cross-functional opportunity with high visibility Limited travel required

Matt Dahlgren
Account Executive

Matt started with Contract Professionals, Inc. in November 2014. He began as a Technical Recruiter assigned to the automotive team. He worked hand in hand with account managers, to spearhead specific projects with CPI's clients. Driven to succeed, Matt achieved his goal(s) within the first year. He continued working on accounts and he learned the leadership process throughout his 4-year career at CPI.

When the opportunity presented itself, he was promoted to Account Manager of the automotive division. He navigates the challenges in this new role by utilizing the senior staff in the office.

Matt was awarded a Bachelor of Art in Environmental Studies at University of Michigan. Matt also received an Associate degree in Automotive Mechanics from a local community college.

Matt is thriving as a new Account Manager at CPI, and he looks forward to the challenges that await him in the workforce solutions industry.

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