Calibration Engineer

By: APR | 01/26/2021 < Back to Employment Opportunities
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Calibration Engineer

Position Type: Full Time

Position Location: Opelika, AL


Job Description: The Calibration Engineer will work in a team environment that will develop engine calibrations to meet performance, drivability, reliability, and emissions requirements. This position will have the opportunity to calibrate engines utilizing the latest engine control strategies that includes port injection, direct injection, and a combined port & direct injection.


Qualifications Required:


  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Physics
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience with EFI calibration gasoline engines
  • Thorough understanding of IC engine theory/practice
  • Experience with data acquisition, calibration equipment and vehicle instrumentation
  • Proficient with standard PC software


Qualifications Desired:


  • 2+ years’ experience with EFI calibration gasoline engines
  • Experience working with forced induction systems


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:


  • Lead testing and calibration activities as part of a team to develop engine calibrations for North American and global markets
  • Manage software and calibrations to meet deadlines and requirements
  • Perform EFI system calibration in accordance with procedures and best practices
  • Prepare and manage calibration schedules to meet development deadlines
  • Develop new procedures and tools for testing, data analysis, and calibration
  • Complete resource planning in accordance with project requirements
  • Data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Generate and present technical reports
  • Interface with other engineering and technical departments
  • Keep dyno area neat and tidy on a daily basis
  • Understand and test products to meet emissions standards
  • Other special projects as needed and assigned


Success Factors/Job Competencies:


  • Ability to work well in a team environment and in the alternative independently
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Attend work on a regular and predictable basis
  • Complete assigned task in a safe manner and in a constant state of alertness
  • Uphold company policies, including the anti-harassment program
  • Work in a cooperative manner with managers, supervisors, coworkers, customers and the public
  • Uphold the highest standard of integrity, honesty and ethical behavior
  • Work effectively and efficiently under product deadlines
  • Possess a valid and unexpired driver’s license
  • Eligibility to be an insured driver


Physical Demands and Work Environment:


  • Ability to lift and move at least 25 lbs., sit for long periods working on a computer, climb stairs, stand for long periods, and walk short distances.
  • Includes both an indoor office environment and a warehouse environment which may be significantly colder or warmer than a normal indoor office setting. There may be brief period of loud noise from machinery.
  • Required to work a 40-hour work week and over-time as needed including occasional weekends for company events, business trips, and shows.
  • Annual performance appraisal for administrative level