Electric Machine Simulation Engineer

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles   •  

Detroit, MI

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


Less than 5 years

Posted 58 days ago

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At FCA, we want to empower you to bring your best. That is why we strive to create an environment where our core values of Innovation, Leadership, Passion, Cooperation, and Responsibility can thrive. At FCA, you will work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with people who exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit and work together as a team to continually think bigger and bolder.

The Electric Machine Simulation Engineer is responsible for electric machine (SynRM, SRM & IM, etc.) performance simulation and prediction, supporting e-machine design, development and optimization through virtual analysis tools, and providing data for other groups for CAE analysis. The Engineer is also responsible for e-machine modeling methodologies development and processes documentation.

The expected job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop, test and correlate high-fidelity physics-based models
  • Support e-machine design, development and optimization using Computer Aided Engineering
  • Support e-machine control and calibration development
  • Execute advanced projects for new methodology and process development
  • Document procedures, and write technical/progress reports
  • Coordinate between different release groups, global simulation teams and suppliers to identify risk and communicate virtual analysis results

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master of Science degree in Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related Engineering discipline, or Applied Mathematics field from an ABET accredited university
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the automotive powertrain industry area
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience with e-machine simulation tool(s) such as Maxwell/Flux/MotorCAD, Ansys HFSS & Matlab
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of electric machine modeling, simulation and/or experimental tests
  • Excellent organizational skills and effective communication skills w.r.t. technical issues - both verbal and written

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Engineering
  • Experience in one or more of the following automotive system areas; hybrid powertrains, batteries, engines, transmissions, driveline, thermal systems, or controls
  • Experience with system modeling and analysis of electric and hybrid powertrain or vehicle level systems