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Quantum Technologies, Inc., an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of hybrid vehicles and alternative fuel systems, has an opening for a Sr. Powertrain Development Engineer at our Lake Forest, CA facility. Quantum offers a challenging work environment, opportunities for growth, salaries commensurate with experience and a competitive benefits package. Visit our web site at www.qtww.com for additional information on the company. For immediate consideration, please apply with the Monster apply button. EEO Employer
Position: Senior Powertrain Design and Development Engineer
Reporting To: Manager – Powertrain Development
The Senior Powertrain Design and Development Engineer will work as part of a team and be directly responsible for powertrain design and development of hybrid vehicle propulsion systems and alternative fuels systems. This work includes emissions testing and certification, propulsion system calibration, engine and vehicle dynamometer testing. This position directly affects product quality, cost, timing and conformance to customer, corporate, industry, regulatory, federal and regional requirements.
§ Developing powertrain related designs, including components and sub-systems to meet customer requirements.
§ Performing complex design analysis, creates specifications, and conducts calibration for alternative fuel and hybrid powertrains.
§ Development and execution of verification and validation tests.
§ Provides direction for design, fabrication and installation of powertrain components.
§ Understanding of operations, manufacturing procurement and quality processes.
§ Communicates with internal and external customers.
§ Assisting the development and presentation of customer technical/technology reviews, proposals and meetings.
§ Assisting customer technical issues communication and problem resolution.
§ Generates, reviews and approves engineering product release and change requests.
§ Employees will participate as required in understanding, implementing and maintaining the Quantum Quality Policy in accordance with TS 16949, ISO 14001 requirements.
§ Understanding of powertrain technology, vehicle engineering, development, certification, OEM calibration, alternative fuels calibration and hybrid powertrain development.
§ Working knowledge of powertrain test equipment including engine and chassis dynamometers.
§ Knowledge of powertrain modeling techniques including Matlab/Simulink applications.
§ Understanding of automotive engineering, validation and safety, industry, emissions and regulatory compliance.
§ Understanding of manufacturing, procurement and quality systems and processes.
§ Understanding of fair employment and safety regulations.
§ Understanding of customer service principles.
§ Understanding of CARB and EPA emissions certification requirements and procedures
§ Analyze and understand complex automotive systems.
§ Work in a team to develop a DFMEA and DVP&R
§ Ability to schedule, organize and plan individually and in teams.
§ Ability to set targets, follow-through and enforce execution.
§ Operate a 3D CAD system to view and review designs.
§ Ensure high technical quality designs
§ Ensure the quality of the work performed by the various engineering disciplines is world class
§ Champion low cost solutions
§ Provide technical leadership
§ Keep programs out of recall zones
§ Adopt and implement the Quality Assurance Procedures-QAP and Departmental Work Instructions-DWI, identified in QEMS Employee Training Matrix located in H:/Quality and Environmental Management System.
Education and/or Experience:
§ BS degree (EE, ME or equivalent) required.
§ 5+ years experience in automotive engineering and/or powertrain calibration required. 10+ years of experience preferred.
§ Matlab/Simulink powertrain modeling experience preferred.
§ Calibration tool experience with ATI or INCA preferred.
§ Ability to use 3D Design and FEA software preferred (NX and Ansys)
Physical Job Requirements:
The position is expected to visit current and potential customers, including travel to customers and distributors internationally. The position is expected to access, enter, and retrieve data by using a computer terminal.
Disclaimer: The duties and responsibilities of position may change as need arises. The employee will be notified of the change. Relevant work experience may also be substituted for education or certification, at company’s discretion.