Engine Performance and Emissions Co-Op

Plymouth, Michigan
Jan 31, 2024
Feb 17, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Your Role & Responsibilities

  • Provides support to senior engineers in various engine and vehicle performance and emission assignments and projects.
  • Monitors engine and / or vehicle performance and emissions metrics and helps assess how they relate to engine design
  • Assists engineers in creating test plans and reports
  • Assists with engine and / or vehicle mechanical work (as needed)
  • Ensures that the raw data sets taken from engine development projects have all necessary parameters needed for subsequent calculations
  • Checks that the performance and emissions calculations applied to raw test data are appropriate, correct, and are being completed efficiently
  • Plots engine and / or vehicle test data using department plotting tools
  • Leverages latest techniques in data collection, data analysis, model development and running scenarios to research trends and identify patterns
  • Ensures the appropriate methodology, measurements, tools and quantitative techniques (e.g. data collection, computer simulation, statistics, etc.) are applied in projects
  • Assesses performance and emissions data trends with the help of department engineers
  • Applies engineering principles and analytical techniques when processing and reviewing performance and emissions test data
  • The employee will also be expected to occasionally liaise with suppliers.

Your Skills & Strengths

  • Major in engineering from an accredited university.
  • Proven track record of achievements both academically and professionally, cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above
  • Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization and effectively communicate information
  • Strong mathematical background
  • Excellent at MS Office applications and willingness and quick adaptability to learn new software
  • Working knowledge of Matlab, Minitab, SolidWorks, other analytical, statistical and simulation tools is a plus
  • Proven ability in working collaboratively across cross-functional and multi-national teams in all organizational levels and delivering results under tight deadlines and fast-paced environment
  • Interest in data analysis and result interpretation
  • Cognitive thinking, strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Desire to work in hands-on lab and applied research environment

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