Project Engineer/Drivability Calibration

Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Posted: 09/28/2023 Employment Type: Temporary Job Category: 2 - Engineering & Manufacturing Job Number: JO00023844

Job Description

Venteon is currently seeking a Project Engineer experienced in Drivability Calibration. to fill an opening with a Growing Company in Auburn Hills MI. The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor's/Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering/Automotive/Electrical Engineering and least 1-10 years of experience.


Job Description of the Drivability/Calibration Engineer

As a Drivability Calibration Engineer, you will primarily be responsible for conducting vehicle-based calibration and evaluation of hybrid powertrains and EVs for light-duty to heavy-duty applications. The engineer will be responsible for planning experiments, setup and data acquisition, analyzing and interpreting results to guide future tests, and preparing presentations/reports for customers, peers and supervisors. Hands-on aptitude/interest with strong attention to detail and desire/ability to understand test results, calibration changes, and documentation is the key. You will be expected to conduct projects with a high level of professionalism while meeting and/or exceeding our clients' technical and timing expectations within the predefined project budget limits. You are expected to have a vision to convert the vehicle drivability metrics signatures received from corporate communications into reality by using subjective and objective evaluations. May involve work onsite at customer facilities, vehicle test trips to support ongoing development programs.

Qualifications of the Drivability/Calibration Engineer

  • Vehicle Drivability Calibration experience
  • An in-depth understanding of hybrid powertrain components and its functionality
  • Experienced in powertrain/vehicle testing, calibration, data acquisition, analysis and reporting
  • Experienced in engine and powertrain diagnostics
  • Understanding of regulations, safety , and compliance requirements for heavy duty commercial vehicles
  • Demonstrated ability to execute testing/calibration projects and provide feedback, key finding reports to peers and supervisors
  • Participated in calibration activities plan for timely delivery of vehicle calibration
  • Demonstrated teamwork, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional customer communication and presentation skills
  • Travel in support of vehicle calibration development trips

Preferred Requirements of the Drivability/Calibration Engineer

  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in Mechanical/Automotive/Electrical Engineering
  • 1 to 10 years plus experience in powertrain calibration (engine, transmission, hybrid, e-drive, etc.)
  • Programming skills (Excel/Visual Basic, MATLAB, etc.)
  • Experience with reading powertrain controls strategies (Simulink, etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge of data acquisition equipment (hardware and software) such as ETAS INCA, CANalyzer, etc.
  • Experience with calibration tools such as ATI Vision, ETAS, MATLAB/Simulink
  • Experience with Drivability evaluation tools (MATLAB based tools, AVL Drive etc.)
  • Experience in drivability calibration such as Pedal map calibration, Different Filtering methods of torque distribution, Surge Dampening methods, Accelerometer based evaluation and calibration of vehicle response, Subjective evaluation of and calibration of the mentioned above, conventional and adaptive cruise control calibration etc.,
  • Experience in performing limit handling of vehicles, different terrain driving, performance driving in test tracks, Driving as convoy etc.,
  • Microsoft office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Project, VISIO, etc.)
  • Shown experience delivering solutions to complex problems with minimal oversight
  • Effectively analyze and communicate technical information in both oral and written presentations
  • Team player who excels in collaborative, cross-functional environments
  • Ability to work in extreme climate environments to support vehicle test trips

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without current of future sponsorship.

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

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