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Technical Specialist Engine, Hybrid and Fuel Cell

Company: LER TechForce
Location: Auburn
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
LER TechForce is looking for a Technical Specialist that has a background with Fuel Cells or Powertrain and hybrid development experience. This role will require the person to be onsite 2 days a week in Auburn Hills.
Technical Specialist for its Engine, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Powertrain Systems team. This Technical Specialist position is an opportunity for the right candidate to experience state-of-the-art powertrain technology and get involved in a wide range of development tasks that move application solutions from concept to production. As a Technical Specialist specializing in diagnostic strategies for conventional, hybrid and fuel cell powertrains, you will be responsible for leading and mentoring project teams in the interpretation of OBD regulations, definition of OBD boundaries, creation OBD systems as well as supporting the calibration, validation and certification of diagnostic systems. Working with highly motivated individuals from across the globe on a variety of engines, vehicles and markets, the Technical Specialist will be able to grow their scope of experience with technology used across the globe. This Technical Specialist position requires a highly motivated individual with the eagerness to learn and make a positive contribution.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Interpretation of existing OBD and diagnostic communication regulations/standards as they apply to current development programs
  • Stay on top of proposed OBD related regulatory changes and guidance with regards to current regulations
  • Stay on top of proposed updates to communication standards and implementation strategies
  • Lead the implementation of diagnostic standardization requirements (i.e. scan tool communication, tracking and reporting requirements)
  • Lead the review of diagnostic systems architecture and the creation of new architectures to comply with the applicable regulations and standards
  • Evaluation of OBD boundaries and interpretation of compliance of proposed OBD solutions
  • Lead the design and implementation of new OBD strategies to reflect updated system architectures and technology packages reflective of latest emissions regulatory standards
  • Lead the creation of OBD calibration guidelines
  • Support OBD calibration, validation, and certification activities
  • Support installation and commissioning of new powertrain test setups, including conventional combustion engines, fuel cells and hybrid configurations
  • Analysis of measured parameters and system performance relative to project targets and OBD robustness standards
  • Summarize findings, prepare reports for internal and customer review Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering or related field
    • Expert level understanding of diagnostic regulations - CARB, EU-OBD, EPA-OBD, WWH-OBD
    • Expert level understanding of off-board scan tool communication and CAN communication standards - SAE J1939, SAE J1979, SAE J1979-2, SAE J1699, ISO14229
    • Extensive experience in calibration and implementation of OBD strategies and/or communication strategies to meet CARB regulations
    • Expert level understanding of fault handling and communication
    • Expert in developing OBD design and architecture requirements for software development
    • Experience in calibrating inhibit matrix, fault identifiers, class definition, MIL handling, fault handling
    • Experience in logic diagram development and concept preparation
    • Strong fundamentals in internal combustion engine operation
    • Strong fundamentals in exhaust aftertreatment systems
    • Strong knowledge in the field of automotive sensors and actuators
    • Full understanding of electronic control system strategies, know-how on how the logic implementation and control system functions
    • Full understanding of ECU strategy calibration principles
    • Experience leading technical project teams and mentoring team members
    • Project management skills and experience interacting with customers on a project management level
    • Skilled in handling calibration tools such as INCA, ATI-VISION, CALDESK, CANalyzer
    • Skilled in handling test environments such as MATLAB/SIMULINK
    • Professional communication skills (oral and written English)
    • Must be a motivated team player to perform in fast paced development environment Preferred Qualifications:
      • Candidates with Master's degree preferred
      • Experience in OBD testing for certification, data consolidation and presentation preparation
      • Experience in OBD certification submissions
      • Experience in calibration of base engine and/or aftertreatment system controls
      • Experience with non-road applications and their unique diagnostic considerations
      • Experience with hybrid and/or fuel cell powertrain systems and their unique diagnostic considerations
      • Hands-on experience with engine hardware - engine assembly or rebuilding
      • US citizen or Permanent Residence a plus #LI-RM1

Keywords: LER TechForce, Auburn , Technical Specialist Engine, Hybrid and Fuel Cell, IT / Software / Systems , Auburn, Washington

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