Jacobs Emissions Lab Test Engineer in Allen Park, Michigan
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Jacobs is the world’s top supplier of automotive test facilities, providing a full range of services to commercial automotive industry customers . Customers include not only the world’s major vehicle providers and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), but also clients from the international motor sports community.
Our experience encompasses virtually every type of automotive test facility, including climatic and driveability wind tunnels; aerodynamic, acoustic, and thermodynamic wind tunnels; emissions test rooms; soak rooms; altitude chambers; engine and powertrain test cells; and electromagnetic anechoic chambers. We not only design and build these facility systems assets but also operate, maintain, and manage these facilities.
Jacobs is looking for a Test Engineer for the vehicle emissions test lab in Allen Park, MI. The ideal candidate will have some experience in automotive, including emissions testing. We are willing to train the right candidate, but you must be experienced and knowledgeable about automotive mechanics.
THIS POSITION INCLUDES A $2K SIGNING BONUS
Lead multi-functional teams in the design, deployment and start-up for chassis emissions test facilities
Delivery of quality, timing and financial objectives of a project
Process driven approach, capable of managing sophisticated installations which will require detailed design work
Troubleshooting support for site maintenance
Identifying and implementing operational quality and efficiency opportunities
Support of powertrain development assisting in detailed data analysis and test validation
Process development/optimization for evaporative and tailpipe emissions testing
Test Method Development
Support powertrain emissions development, U.S. Certification, Homologation and VEME problem resolution
Support development of BEV/xHEV development and/or certification through the design of test procedures/facilities/equipment to efficiently and effectively develop the product
Support the development of new equipment/test methodologies required to meet new emissions and fuel economy requirements
Delivery of financial objectives of the department(s) and the team
Additional assignments as necessary to deliver corporate objectives
Here’s What You’ll Need:
The minimum requirements we seek
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
Our preferred requirements
Master’s Degree Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Chemical Engineering
1+ year of engineering experience in an Emissions Laboratory
Solid understanding of internal fluid flow mechanics
Experience writing/generating technical equipment specifications
Working knowledge of basic chemistry
Solid understanding of basic heat transfer properties
Experience with data analysis
Working knowledge of statistics and statistical process controls
Excellent partnership and organizational skills
Ability to adjust to changing requirements
Flexible work schedule
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position
Lifting: Up to 50 lbs.
Special clothing/equipment (wearing): Safety glasses, hearing protection on sites, gloves, safety shoes, 100%
Unusual physical requirements: Sitting (75%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), Stooping (25%)
High noise level: Audiograms required (TWA over 85 dB)
Description of Work Environment
Inside? Outside? Combination? Where?: Inside, 100%
Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved: Cold temperatures (20F or warmer), 10%
Hazardous conditions - What are they?: Moving dynamometer rolls, 80%
Travel/transportation requirements: May require occasional local travel, 25%
Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks
Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?: Computers, telephones, copiers, fax machines, 75%
Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated which?: NA
Tools used in trade - which ones?: Air driven sockets, basic hand tools, 25%
Criticality of Attendance
Overtime, regular days, off days: Monday through Friday, 100%
Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Day shift (7:00-3:30). Shift assignment is subject to change, so candidate must be flexible with available work hours.
Necessity for regular attendance: Critical
Urgency for punctuality: Critical
Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday-Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.
Other Essential Functions
Must complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, audiogram and background check.
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers.
Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others.
Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required.
Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary.
When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.
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