Performance Calibration Engineer

Volvo Group
Hagerstown, MD
Jun 16, 2019
Jun 19, 2019
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Volvo Group Trucks Technology is seeking a Heavy Duty Engine Calibration Engineer to support the Powertrain Engineering organization located in Hagerstown, MD. This role will be responsible for powertrain testing and calibration of heavy duty engines for MACK and Volvo Group Trucks North American applications. Responsibilities include calibration of engine performance and emissions control systems and on board diagnostic (OBD) algorithms of powertrain systems. This position will require time spent in engine test cells, chassis dynamometer and on-road vehicle testing. About UsThe engine calibration team is comprised of people with diverse levels of experience, but we have one thing in common, a love for engines and a desire to help produce the most powerful, cleanest, most reliable powertrains on the market. In order to have a great product, we need great people. We are focused and not competitive, we work together to solve problems every day.Role SummaryEvery day is unique in our team, and tasks will be assigned based on your ability to deliver. Some examples of typical responsibilities in our group include:Operation of world class heavy duty engine dynamometer test cells. Responsible for efficiently and accurately executing test procedures while concurrently reviewing testing results to ensure reliability of dataCalibration of engine control system parametersCommunication with technicians and senior engineers is required to coordinate activities from multiple stakeholders and insure requirements are clearly defined and tests meet objectivesPerforming testing to achieve product certification and confirm compliance for the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resource Board (CARB) for powertrain emissions and OBDPotential for domestic and international travel to support troubleshooting customer trucks in service, participate in expeditions such as summer, cold weather and high altitude chassis testingAnalyzing data from trucks in the field to assist in all aspects of product development, from setting advanced engineering goals to helping resolve customer product quality issuesProfileYou will be expected to perform a variety of tasks in a highly technical environment as part of a team. Our teams are hardworking and members are supportive of each other. In order to compliment your colleagues you will need to exhibit characteristics such as:Self-MotivationPerseveranceCustomer FocusPeer RelationshipsIntegrity and TrustHumilityAction OrientedExperience and Education RequirementsBachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related fieldMaster of Science in Mechanical Engineering preferred0-3+ years relevant experience in powertrain calibrationPowertrain (Engine, Transmission, Axle, Aftertreatment) knowledge is beneficialKnowledge and experience in statistical analysis of dataStrong verbal and written communication skillsEnjoys working in teams and developing relationships with peersAre we the perfect match?If you are eager to make a difference, to grow and be challenged and to experience the feeling of accomplishment as you solve difficult problems with your colleagues, we would like to get to know you better.

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