AVL North America

  • Project Engineer II - Design & Release

    Job Location US-MI-Plymouth
    Posted Date 2 days ago(11/12/2018 11:21 AM)
  • Overview

    AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. is looking to increase the DRE team in Michigan.  This position will be located in the Auburn Hills, MI area.  The Project Engineer II - Design & Release role will be involved in a customer project to develop a performance engine.  This position demands at least 3 years of CAD design experience, proficient communication skills and customer interaction abilities.  In addition, qualified candidates must possess at least 3 years of gasoline engine experience.


    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.



    Plans and formulates work flow of self and other to meet specified deadlines with minimum of supervision

    Has engineering responsibility and can lead specific phases of projects i.e. technical studies, specification writing, establishing technical plans

    Co-ordinates project meetings, design reviews and sign off reviews

    Resolves engineering and design conflicts

    Owns all system engineering tasks relating to system responsibility i.e.

    • Architecture
    • Resolving design constraints and establishing interfaces
    • DFMEA’s, DVPR’s
    • BOM input
    • Coordinating input from other skill teams as required i.e. Analysis
    • Supplier negotiations and lead-time planning


    Lead and author single team proposals

    Provide engineering leadership to project teams


    Bachelor’s degree in Powertrain Design OR applicable degree

    3-5+ years’ experience in area of expertise


    Excellent knowledge of more than one area of engine systems design or manufacturing process i.e.

    Air system design, Block/Crankcase design, foundry practice


    Can lead system engineering process i.e.

    • P-diagrams and boundary diagrams
    • DFMEA’s
    • DVP&R


    Supplier negotiations

    Team leader skills

    Excellent communication skills

    Analytical thinking


    Team player

    Customer oriented


    Flexible (location, hrs., test trips)

    Demonstrated ability to deliver to customer program expectation


    Communication and presentation skills

    Book understanding of CAE tools and practices


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