Thermal Performance Engineer

Auburn Hills, Michigan
Jun 18, 2024
Jun 24, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Life at Capgemini

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Flexible work
Healthcare including dental, vision, mental health, and well-being programs
Financial well-being programs such as 401(k) and Employee Share Ownership Plan
Paid time off and paid holidays
Paid parental leave
Family building benefits like adoption assistance, surrogacy, and cryopreservation
Social well-being benefits like subsidized back-up child/elder care and tutoring
Mentoring, coaching and learning programs
Employee Resource Groups
Disaster Relief
About Capgemini Engineering

World leader in engineering and R&D services, Capgemini Engineering combines its broad industry knowledge and cutting-edge technologies in digital and software to support the convergence of the physical and digital worlds. Coupled with the capabilities of the rest of the Group, it helps clients to accelerate their journey towards Intelligent Industry. Capgemini Engineering has more than 55,000 engineer and scientist team members in over 30 countries across sectors including Aeronautics, Space, Defense, Naval, Automotive, Rail, Infrastructure & Transportation, Energy, Utilities & Chemicals, Life Sciences, Communications, Semiconductor & Electronics, Industrial & Consumer, Software & Internet.

Capgemini Engineering is an integral part of the Capgemini Group, a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided every day by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse group of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong over 55-year heritage, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to unlock the value of technology to address the entire breadth of their business needs. It delivers end-to-end services and solutions leveraging strengths from strategy and design to engineering, all fueled by its market leading capabilities in AI, cloud and data, combined with its deep industry expertise and partner ecosystem. The Group reported 2023 global revenues of €22.5 billion.

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Why this role is exciting:
New Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) technology requires new skillset to propel OEM to a more competitive position in the market.
Innovation is required to improve the BEV Technology to meet customers expectation of range.
The BEV architecture designs are currently evolving and there are opportunities to develop new architecture and controls to meet the demands of the customer.
Job Responsibilities:
The Thermal Performance Engineer will ensure that vehicle functional objectives are achieved and will recommend actions to the Product team.
The candidate will 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.
The candidate will be responsible for Vehicle Thermal System Instrumentation and testing, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) & Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) Vehicle thermal system diagnosis and troubleshooting as well as BEV Energy consumption solutions.
The candidate will also lead the communications and reporting of issues which include status updates and driving issue resolution.
The candidate will be responsible for proactive planning and tracking of vehicle validation, active support of aero/thermal attributes, and DVP&R test and reporting.
The candidate will occasionally be required to interact with members of the exterior styling studio.
Position Requirements:
Bachelor's degree/master's degree in engineering from an ABET accredited university.
3+ years of relevant engineering experience
Good Understanding of Thermal Systems, Testing and Instrumentation.
Solid knowledge of Heat Transfer.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with data acquisition systems.
Master's degree in engineering.
Experience with drive cell / wind tunnel testing.
Experience with AC system, and/or engine cooling and/or thermal management is nice to have.
Chauffeur's License or willingness and ability to get one.

Job Programmer/Analyst
Schedule Full-time
Primary Location US-MI-Auburn Hills
Organization ERD PPL US