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Testing Lab Hardware Engineer

Testing Lab Hardware Engineer
by Admin on 05-12-2023 at 2:09 pm

Website Altair

Job Summary:

Our client in Chelsea, MI is looking for a Product Engineer – Intermediate. This is a contract position.

What You Will Do:

Emissions and Fuel Economy Testing Lab Hardware Engineer.  Work as part of team including engineers, union technicians, and mechanics to troubleshoot and resolve test equipment issues for 8 Emissions Chassis Dynamometer test cells, 5 SHEDs, and other emissions testing equipment.  Perform Quality Control and Calibration activities to satisfy regulatory and internal department requirements, including tracking and documentation.  Support new test cell equipment integration to support new regulatory and powertrain testing community requirements.  Work on projects to improve test cell efficiencies and throughput. Analyze test results and validate tests to ensure compliance with regulatory and internal criteria. The Engineer must be willing to work overtime and weekends as needed.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent Engineering discipline.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in automotive testing, preferably experience with Vehicle or Engine Emissions testing equipment, including chassis dynamometers, analyzers, instrumentation, sampling systems, data acquisition (National Instrument Devices), PLCs, and Diesel/GDI
  • Particulate Sampling.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and G Suite.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and analyze data with attention to details.
  • Must be a team player with ability to work with diverse group of engineers, supervisors, and UAW personnel.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple jobs and projects simultaneously.
  • Analytical skills with a focus on root cause analysis.
  • Self-motivated with good communication skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • No driving of a Vehicle.
  • 100% Onsite at Proving Grounds.


  • Master degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience working in a testing lab with vehicle or engine emissions testing equipment, including dynamometers, analyzers, instrumentation, sampling systems, data acquisition and Diesel/GDI Particulate Sampling.
  • Familiar with ETAS/INCA and experience using HORIBA analyzer bench software.
  • Experience with PEMS and RDE certification, LDV knowledge, data post processing and analysis.
  • Familiar with particulate measurement.
  • 5+ years of engine test support with an emphasis on test cell instrumentation & facility systems.
  • Prior project management training or experience.
  • 2 Years of experience.

How You Will Be Successful:

  • Envision the Future
  • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
  • Seek Technology and Business “First”
  • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discounts
  • Free training on all Altair products

Why Work with Us:

Altair is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer’s toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today’s problems into tomorrow’s opportunities.

Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing.

For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit altair.com

Ready to go? #ONLYFORWARD   

At our core we are explorers; adventures; pioneers. We are the brains behind some of the world’s most revolutionary innovations and are not only comfortable in new and unchartered waters, we dive headfirst. We are the original trailblazers that make the impossible possible, discovering new solutions to our customer’s toughest challenges.

Altair is an equal opportunity employer. Our backgrounds are diverse, and every member of our global team is critical to our success. Altair’s history demonstrations a belief that empowering each individual authentic voice reinforces a culture that thrives because of the uniqueness among our team.

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