Technical Specialist, Gasoline Combustion Engines

Auburn Hill, MI 48326

Posted: 02/13/2024 Employment Type: Temporary Job Category: 2 - Engineering & Manufacturing Job Number: JO10000344

Job Description

VENTEON is hiring a Technical Specialist, Gasoline Combustion Engines to provide support for a client in Auburn Hills, MI

POSITION TYPE: Full Time Hybrid. Long term Contract to Hire. Monday Friday

PAY RATE : $46.00- $60.00 Per Hour Depending on Experience. Overtime at time and a half

Job Responsibilities:

  • Define project scopes, project schedules and test plans
  • Plan and oversee tests on engine/chassis dynamometer or in application to assess the performance, fuel economy, and emissions of new engine and engine system technologies
  • Support execution of projects in a team environment and provide technical guidance to project team members
  • Specify test instrumentation and methodologies to meet measurement requirements for engine dynamometer and component bench tests
  • Lead the calibration and validation of electronic control unit parameters to satisfy program objectives
  • Conduct detailed data analysis, determine/guide next steps and maintain project timelines
  • Develop project status reports and technical presentations for customers and internal management
  • Mentor engineering colleagues to help grow the technical expertise in the organization
  • Participate in customer meetings and support the development of technical project proposals
  • Work closely with design and simulation engineers and provide guidance to help define engine performance related attributes for new engine programs
  • Work closely with control systems engineers and provide guidance to help define engine performance related control software algorithms for new engine control features
  • Prepare and present final project reports that provide interpretation of collected data and summarize key technical findings
  • Support improvement of test methods and procedures
  • Participate in the development of technical publications
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering or related field, Masters preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in calibration and/or experience with powertrain development
  • Strong fundamentals in thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and internal combustion engines
  • Strong knowledge of SI combustion process
  • Understanding of base engine, aftertreatment and/or hybrid electronic control system strategies, knowledge on software logic implementation and control system functionality
  • Experience using commercially available calibration and development tools (i.e., ETAS INCA, ATI Vision, Vector CANape/CANalyzer, Matlab/Simulink)
  • Experience leading technical project teams and mentoring team members
  • Project leadership experience, analytical problem solving, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Professional communication skills (oral and written English)
  • Must be a motivated team player ready to perform in fast paced development environment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of control strategies employed on Bosch and/or GPEC controllers
  • Experience in aftertreatment system calibration
  • Knowledge of hybrid powertrain systems
  • Strong understanding of US emission regulations and certification test procedures
  • Understanding of US OBD regulations and monitoring approaches
  • Exposure to hybrid system controls
  • Hands-on experience with engine hardware engine assembly or rebuilding

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 apply to this job and email your resume to at

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.

At Venteon our talent acquisition team is proud to provide our clients with the most qualified Accounting & Finance, Engineering, IT and Administrative talent in the industry today. 


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