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Diesel Test Engineer

Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc. Detroit, MI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $70,000 to $95,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Please note: This role is based in Plymouth, MI! Also, please be aware, this particular position we will not be sponsoring visa's at this time.

Analyzes engine and vehicle testing to validate and certify production projects for North American applications. Applies engineering principles to improve the overall effectiveness and resource utilization of the Powertrain test lab. Troubleshoots problems and develops solutions to meet complex testing requirements.

  • Analyzes diesel engine calibration and emission certification testing on engine and chassis dynamometer test stands to ensure the quality of data generated meets customer requirements.
  • Implements new test systems and measurement equipment into test cells. Investigates new technologies and suppliers to improve overall testing efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Troubleshoots data quality and data acquisition issues and develops solutions or identifies vendors to supply solutions to encountered problems.
  • Creates new and improves existing key processes and procedures related to KPI (key performance indicator) goals.
  • Works with outside contractors and engineering facilities supplying services to our organization. Supports off site testing activities as required. Evaluates new regulatory requirements and their impact on test procedures.
  • Attends conferences and training classes related to test systems, measurement equipment, and data acquisition software.
  • Supports instrumentation and data acquisition tasks for vehicle based testing programs.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. 2+ years of experience with engine or vehicle testing. Experience with test automation equipment, emission benches, fuel and air flow measurement devices, and engine / powertrain control modules preferred. Diesel or gasoline engine calibration experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

Detailed understanding of principles of internal combustion engines and diesel exhaust after-treatment systems. Familiarity with federal regulations regarding engine testing procedures (40 CFR Part 1065/1066). Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Previous experience with measurement and analysis software, such as Matlab, LabView, UniPlot, and INCA. Effective oral and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills to work effectively with customers and technicians.

PHYSICAL STANDARDS:

The employee must be able to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer. At times this is a sedentary position in a controlled lab environment which requires only occasional reaching, stooping, and lifting of items weighing 5 lbs. or less. At other times this position requires frequent bending, reaching, crouching, kneeling, pushing/pulling, standing, walking, and lifting of 25-60 lbs. and heavy lifting on rare occasions.

Must be able to participate in occasional travel/weekend work; less than 10%.

Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.

Why Work Here?

ITCA is the center of expertise to enhance Isuzu's leadership position in transportation, commercial vehicles, and diesel engines.

Isuzu Technical Center of America (ITCA) currently serves as the headquarters of Isuzu’s Research & Development arm in North America, providing expertise in planning, engineering, testing, validation, and compliance of commercial vehicles and diesel engines. Through cooperation with Isuzu Motors, our North American affiliates, and Central and South American business units, ITCA is committed to the process of engineering value into Isuzu products to provide absolute customer satisfaction, performance, efficiency, safety, and green technologies while meeting increasingly-stringent emissions and diagnostic requirements. Mission Statement As part of Isuzu’s global team, ITCA will act as the North America technical center of expertise to enhance Isuzu’s leadership position in transportation, commercial vehicles, and diesel engines, supporting our customers and respecting the environment. ITCA is committed to providing expertise in: Commercial truck and diesel engine technology in the North American market. Diesel engine development and testing to meet stringent North American emissions and diagnostic requirements. Vehicle planning, engineering, and testing for collaboration with Isuzu North American partners as well as Central and South American business units. http://www.isuzutechcenter.com/about-us/

Address

46401 Commerce Center Drive, Plymouth, MI 48170
Detroit, MI
USA

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