AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. is looking to add a Technical Specialist in the Powertrain Transmissions area to our team. Qualified candidates should posses at least 15 years of applicable experience in order to be considered. Strong communication and customer interfacing skills are required. Experience in leading teams is preferred.
Capable of performing Transmission Technical Specialist role: provides significant technical expertise to AVL engineering activities, and is a subject matter expert in his/her field.
Technical / Engineering
Provide technical guidance and mentoring to engineers within the skill team
Provide technical expertise and guidance to AVL PEI leadership
Create and maintains technical education resources (Transmission Design documents)
Participate in customer projects with new design/major redesigns as a technical expert and ensure best practice compliance
Lead and author large proposals spanning multiple skill teams
Participant in peer review process for proposals and projects
Identifies and leads research and development projects
Develops and shares best practice / lessons learned methods and documentation
Generates and maintains benchmark data for subject area
Marketing / Sales
Participate and lead industry forums or other panels of experts
Support of sales/business development efforts (industry shows/customer visitations/technical presentations)
Planning / Coordination
Coordinate resource usage on appropriate projects (R&D, customer, internal, etc.)
Participate in the quotation/design review process to ensure deliverables are achievable
Work with Customers to ensure proposals and projects meet expectations
Reviews proposal, paper and presentation material for technical content and style.
Participates in customer presentations for sales and reporting project status
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.
Development of relationships with experts in transmission and driveline
Check projects for accuracy and improvement
Collaborate with leadership team to suggest improvements to processes and knowledge base
Lead projects for transmission and driveline design, testing, development coordinating with various other skill teams with AVL global and PEI as well as operations.
Benchmarking of applicable technology
Documentation of technical memory for respective area of expertise
Consult on testing, data analysis, and tools development
Communicate with Skill Teams for latest technical developments
Supply appropriate technical expertise and participate in discussions
Maintain and facilitate workshops in area of expertise
Initiate efforts to evaluate new business opportunities