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Project Engineer - Transmission and Driveline

Transforming the Future with Convergence of Simulation and Data
Project Engineer - Transmission and Driveline
Job Summary:
Our client in Auburn Hills, MI is looking for a Project Engineer - Transmission and Driveline. This is a contract position.
What You Will Do:
As a Project Engineer, you will primarily be responsible for conducting vehicle and component-based evaluations of transmission and driveline systems, such as axles, all-wheel drive systems. 
Main responsabilities: 
  • Supporting a variety of projects encompassing several aspects of transmissions, driveline component, hybrid- and electric vehicle development.
  • Collaborating closely with our clients and meeting and/or exceeding our clients' technical and timing expectations within the predefined project budget limits.
  • Planning experiments and test setups, data acquisition and analysis, interpreting results to guide future tests, as well as preparing and giving detailed customer presentations/reports.
  • Understanding of transmission systems and hands-on aptitudes/interest with strong attention to detail and desire/ability to understand acquired test results is key.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
What You Will Need:
  • BSME or BSEE minimum required.
  • 2+ years' experience/understanding transmissions and driveline components.
  • Will consider candidates with SAE experience.
  • Understanding of electrical vehicles and electric drive units.
  • Experience with data acquisition systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in vehicle & driveline testing.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute projects and provide direction to less experienced assistant engineers as well as technicians and fabricators.
  • 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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At our core we are explorers; adventures; pioneers. We are the brains behind some of the world’s most revolutionary innovations and are not only comfortable in new and unchartered waters, we dive headfirst. We are the original trailblazers that make the impossible possible, discovering new solutions to our customer’s toughest challenges.
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.