FCA Canada Inc.
The High Voltage (HV) Battery Assistant Chief Engineer (ACE) is the owner for their assigned battery programs. In general, the ACE is responsible for defining, communicating, approving, and tracking adherence to battery and battery system level functional objectives, requirements and technical deliverables per required timing. This role is also the battery team’s primary technical Interface to Vehicle & PT Integration, AME, Purchasing, EE Core, ePT, Controls, Calibration, Quality, and EE Systems. The High Voltage (HV) Battery Assistant Chief Engineer (ACE) addresses and presents battery technical items for reviews in high level meetings as needed (e.g. PRs, MRs, IH, PC-prep, VIT meetings, Quality reviews, etc.). Owns the approval of the battery/battery system technical requirements document, system testing and validation testing while leading a cross functional team and battery technical experts of structural, functional, thermal, electrical, safety and testing engineers (e.g. DRE, COE).Successful candidate will contribute to Open Points List meetings, PDT technical reviews, evaluations, technical specification sign-offs and issue resolution. The High Voltage (HV) Battery Assistant Chief Engineer (ACE) will instill accountability to priority actions and rapid turn of results for issues, including PITS and GIMS with internal and extended teams; be accountable for executing technical plans for simulation and testing for each phase of the program while supporting adherence to timing and cost objectives; include post-test inspection reviews and any detailed failure analysis; coordinate the assembly of evidence for validation sign off that all technical requirements have been met or have approved deviations. The ideal candidate will co-lead with the battery HW/SW DREs and controls FROP owner: prototype build plans, bench and HIL testing plans, and manage/communicate issue resolution plans; and schedule & attend Design reviews ahead of ordering proto parts, author minutes with action items/ follow up for each design review and follow up on action item closure. The High Voltage (HV) Battery Assistant Chief Engineer (ACE) will: include manufacturing entities to ensure designs are robust to customer requirements, meet exact function, and can be manufactured/assembled without defect includes leadership in continuous improvement initiatives, technical cost reductions, bulletins and supporting vehicle assembly plant launches leads coordination with Vehicle/Powertrain Team on vehicle program Packaging studies (ACE, DSE as delegate) (defines master sections prior to Step 3 release for pack assembly including ergonomic/tooling and pkg clearances per best practices) be responsible for organizing and conducting supplier selection technical reviews (Technical recommendation only, Supplier Operations owns supplier selection) reviews, approves & tracks the System DVP&R and supports the development of the component DVP&Rs execute standardization plans and reuse of validated subcomponents * reviews/edits Vehicle Owner’s Manual Documentation execute these tasks with strong leadership abilities and outstanding teamwork/communication skills FCA Canada Inc. is committed to providing accommodation for people with accessibility needs due to disabilities in all aspects of the hiring process. If you request an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs due to disability. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Degree Minimum FIVE (5) years of technical work experience Knowledge of DFMEA and DVP&R development and execution Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills Self-motivated, self-starter, and strong independent leadership skills Excellent communication skills Legally eligible to work in Canada Preferred Qualifications: Master of Science in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Minimum TWO (2) years in an ACE role elsewhere in the organization with an interest in hybrids or the electrification of propulsion systems Strengths in controls, calibration and simulation work Stellantis