Vehicle Test Engineer I Job at ROUSH, Romeo, MI

  • Romeo, MI

Job Description

We work alongside the best and brightest to do incredibly cool things you wouldn’t believe.  At Roush, you’re part of building the future.  Are you someone that has a passion for providing innovated solutions to complex challenges?  Do you want to work someplace where creativity and new ideas are encouraged?  If so, then keep reading.

We fuse technology and engineering to provide product development solutions to customers in a diverse range of industries. Widely recognized for providing engineering, testing, prototype, and manufacturing services to the transportation industry, Roush also provides significant support to the aerospace, defense and theme park industries.  With over 2,400 employees in facilities throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America, our unique combination of creativity and tenacity activates big ideas on a global stage. 

We offer a full array of benefits to our full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, earned sick time, STD, LTD, 401K, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and paid holidays.

Job Summary

The Vehicle Test Engineer I will support test procedure execution, for full vehicles, on test track or road surfaces, at the request of Program or Design Engineers, for attributes such as durability, strength, fatigue, or customer usage. Support planning, tracking, and documentation of full vehicle tests. Ensure test plans are adequate for intended system validation, ensure vehicles are test ready, that collected data meets requirements, and approved procedures are followed. Utilize a variety of data acquisition methods to support testing any vehicle subsystem. Support test data analysis to form conclusions and develop test procedures. The Vehicle Test Engineer I will support project tasks and collaborate with customers and team members. This position is located in Romeo, MI.

As a Vehicle Test Engineer, you will:

  • Participate in daily monitoring, and initiate team communication when issues occur
  • Support inspection of vehicles to ensure they are representative, properly instrumented, and ready to test
  • Maintain high quality database records of all issues found, and resolutions applied
  • Support issue diagnosis and root cause by driving vehicles and consulting with Design Engineers
  • Provide repair direction to technicians as required, with engineering service procedures, and illustrations
  • Support implementation of new diagnostic, safety, or test equipment/methods
  • Identify needs for test hardware or software upgrades, and support business case requests
  • Maintain data analysis macros and programs
  • Compile test data, support analysis, and provide feedback and conclusions to customers

To be considered a Vehicle Test Engineer, you will need:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Automotive Engineering, Automotive Engineering Technology, or equivalent
  • No previous experience required
  • Good understanding of powertrain and chassis system principles
  • Ability to effectively read and interpret engineering illustrations and procedures
  • Knowledge of fluid flow and heat transfer, systems, and components
  • Knowledge of basic programming and electronics troubleshooting
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel

A successful candidate may also have:

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience with Engineering design or testing of powertrain, chassis, body, or electrical systems
  • Basic proficiency in one or more programming languages (e.g. Visual Basic, MATLAB, Python, C++, etc.)
  • Familiarity with control module flashing, calibration files, and CAN signal communication
  • Ability to use scientific measurement equipment (transducers, strain gauges, accelerometers, emission benches, etc.)

If you share our passion for providing innovative solutions to complex challenges, we want you on our team. Please visit our careers page and apply by clicking on this link:

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Roush is an EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

If you need a reasonable accommodation for our employment application process due to disability, please contact Roush Talent Acquisition at (734) 779-7087.

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