AVL North America

  • Project Engineer - Turbo System Design and Release

    Job Location US-MI-Plymouth
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/27/2018 4:55 AM)
  • Overview

    AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. is looking to add an experienced design and release engineer to the team in Michigan.  Initially, this position will be located at a customer facility co-located with a large team of AVL engineers.   The Project Engineer - Design & Release role will focus specifically on gasoline engine component design and release specifically for Turbocharger system selection and development.  This position requires at least 3 years of design and release experience, proficient communication skills and customer interaction abilities.

    Prior experience with turbo charger systems is a must for this position. 

    *This position is located in Auburn Hills, MI.


    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 (Turbo system development)


    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&RSupplier negotiationsExcellent communication skillsMotivatedCustomer orientedFlexible (location, hrs., test trips) Book understanding of CAE tools and practices
    • Communication and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver to customer program expectation
    • Team player
    • Analytical thinking
    • Team leader skills


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