FCA US, LLC Advanced Electrical Development Engineer in Auburn Hills, Michigan

The Advanced Electrical 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. Execute projects to deliver new technologies and features to the readiness level required by the Systems and Components 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 Systems and Components area(s) to develop engineering feature assessments. To produce a credible assessment, the candidate will have to lead the team to establish high-level customer Functional Objectives (FOs), describe how the feature/technology integrates with a block diagram, and 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. Regular reporting to management is required. Interface with U.S 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 Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited or equivalent program•Minimum of 5 years’ experience in electrical/electronic system development•Track record of strong leadership interfacing with multiple disciplines such as engineering, planning, purchasing and suppliers•Must be self-directed with the desire to take on visible leadership role•Excellent communication and presentation skills required to support the design/development process as well as frequent written and verbal executive updatesPreferred Qualifications:•Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent) or a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from an ABET accredited or equivalent program•Two or more years’ experience with complete vehicle cycle development•Knowledge of development testing and validation processes desired•Proactive DFSS experience•Experience in EE Systems requirements development and change management•Experience in Controller Area Network (CAN) and Local Interconnect Network (LIN) and associated tools•Experience with FCA Electrical/Electronics Development Plan (EEDP)•Experience in infotainment aspects such as Audio/Video generation, USB, Wireless protocols, APP developmentFCA is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee's role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Vete