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Project Engineer in Northville, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 3/12/2018

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Job Description

GTA is unable to hire candidates that require H1-B visas to work in the U.S. If you require an H1-B, please don't apply.

Project Engineer

This is a Direct/Permanent Position with a Tier 1 Automotive Supplier in the Northville, MI area.

Benefits Include: Excellent Healthcare, Dental, Vision plans, 401(k) with employer matching, company paid holidays and more!
Bonus Eligibility: Yes
Travel: Approximately 20%
JOB ID: 18-00033

Position Responsibilities:
  • Primary duties to perform drivetrain related evaluations for NVH, vehicle instrumentation and shift screening. Team member will support vehicle level test setups, evaluation trips, customer Go&See activity and Engine Dyno testing. Activity may also include transmission installation, tear down and inspection.
  • Conduct Automatic Transmission evaluation and testing activities for:
  • Hardware performance and NVH screening.
  • Shift quality screening.
  • Vehicle and ATM instrumentation and data acquisition.
  • Support dynamometer evaluations.
  • Conduct Go and See for customer or dealer field issues.
  • Support benchmark activities.
  • Support or coordinate vehicle evaluation trips.

Position Requirements:
  • Engineering degree in Mechanical, Electrical or equivalent Engineering related field
  • 1-3 years testing and evaluation experience with automotive drivetrain products.
  • Experience in vehicle level instrumentation and testing, especially for commercial automatic transmissions. This should include; CAN data acquisition, accelerometers, strain gages, load cells, slip rings, telemetry, pressure sensors, thermocouples and other typical vehicle instrumentation.
  • Experience with DEWEsoft or Squadriga or Artimus analysis tools (preferred).
  • Engine or Motor Dyno experience
  • Materials Laboratory Experience
  • Experience with post processing and data analysis
  • Vehicle drivetrain performance assessing skills
  • Vehicle drivetrain NVH skills or experience
  • Ability to remove, install and tear down heavy duty transmissions.
  • Knowledge and experience with OEM test methods such as GM, Ford, Chrysler or Toyota.
  • Must be willing and available to travel to such locations and with such frequency as is necessary and desirable to meet business needs.

Please acknowledge that you understand that your answers to the following questionnaire will be part of your submittal to our client, and that you will answer each question as thoroughly and professionally as possible.
  1. Please provide some specifics of your experience performing drivetrain related evaluations for NVH, vehicle instrumentation and shift screening. (This could include projects you have worked on and the outcomes, challenges, etc.)
  2. Does your experience include commercial vehicle automatic transmissions? If so, please give some examples.
  3. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  4. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  5. Can you please list why you left or why you are looking to leave your most recent employer?
  6. What is your 'acceptable” and 'ideal base” compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  7. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  8. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  9. Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years.

Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or have been placed by GTA at one of our clients, we will not be able to entertain moving you. However, we are hopeful that you may know someone else who is qualified and as such you would still be eligible for our generous referral bonus program detailed below.

If you are able to refer a person we do hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms