Aero/Thermal Engineering

  • Detroit Engineered Products
  • May 23, 2024

Job Description

Come join the Energy Management & Aero-Thermal (EMAT) team where we are committed to doing what is best for our customers. Be a part of a team filled with bright, resourceful, and determined employees who will lead the organizations development and delivery of efficiency, performance, drivability, total vehicle weight, thermal performance, and aerodynamics.
  • We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, deliver as a way of life, and are inspired to make a positive impact on the company.
  • Team members are expected to establish effective working relationships, founded on trust and transparency, with our internal and external partners.
  • Sound engineering judgment, excellent communication skills, the ability to influence change, and the ability to drive decisions are a must.
The Thermal Performance Engineer responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Ensure that vehicle functional objectives are achieved and will recommend actions to the Product team.
  • Conduct reviews of functional systems (simulation and testing), cooling systems status with program chiefs, development test planning with lab engineers, and annual hot trip execution for assigned programs.
  • Lead the communications and reporting of issues which include status updates and driving issue resolution.
  • Responsible for proactive planning and tracking of vehicle validation, active support of aero/thermal attributes, and DVP&R test and reporting.
  • Occasionally be required to interact with members of the exterior styling studio.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • 3+ years of relevant engineering experience
  • Chauffeur's License or willingness and ability to get one

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with thermal development, HVAC, or cooling systems
  • Experience with data acquisition systems
  • Experience with drive cell / wind tunnel testing
  • Experience working with and directing bargaining unit mechanics
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams
  • Proven ability to lead teams
  • Class A Commercial Driver License

Additional Information / Must Have's:

  • Ability to work in and lead a team- This job requires a lot of coordination between several different groups to get the job done.
  • Good planning and time management skills
  • General understanding of thermodynamics and heat transfer
  • Ability to dissect and analyze sets of data to help root cause issues