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Project Engineer - Transmission and Driveline Calibrator

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Project Engineer - Transmission and Driveline Calibrator
Job Summary:
Our client in Auburn Hills, MI is looking for a Project Engineer - Transmission and Driveline Calibrator. This is a contract position.
What You Will Do:
As a Calibration Engineer, you will primarily be responsible for conducting vehicle-based evaluations and calibration of transmission and driveline systems.
  • The Project Engineer may have some work onsite at customer facilities supporting ongoing development programs, as well as potential participation in test trips.
  • Supporting a variety of aspects of transmission and driveline calibration development.
  • Collaborating with our clients and 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.
  • Planning experiments, setup and data acquisition, analyzing and interpreting results to guide future tests, and preparing presentations/reports.
  • Hands-on aptitudes/interest with strong attention to detail and desire/ability to understand test results calibration changes and according to documentation is key.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
What You Will Need:
  • BSME or BSEE minimum required.
  • 2+ years' experience of powertrain and drivetrain systems (engines, transmissions, axles).
  • Will consider candidates with SAE experience.
  • Vehicle & driveline testing and calibration.
  • Working knowledge of all types of transmissions.
  • Clutch pressure calibration.
  • Experience in transmission diagnostics.
  • MATLAB and Simulink experience.
  • Data acquisition equipment HW/SW such as ETAS INCA, ATI Vision, CANape, CANalyzer, etc.
  • Lead testing/calibration projects and provide direction to less experienced engineers as well as technicians/fabricators.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Project).
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
How You Will Be Successful:
  • Envision the Future
  • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
  • Seek Technology and Business “First”
  • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks
What We Offer:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discounts
  • Free training on all Altair products
Why Work with Us:
Altair is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the area of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer’s toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today’s problems into tomorrow’s opportunities.
Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing.
For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit
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Altair is an equal opportunity employer. Our backgrounds are diverse, and every member of our global team is critical to our success. Altair’s history demonstrations a belief that empowering each individual authentic voice reinforces a culture that thrives because of the uniqueness among our team.