Catalyst Operator Gasoline Job Description Sample
Senior Manager, Gasoline Engine Calibration
Embedded in a worldwide network Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc. continuously strives to remain at the forefront of successful automotive research and development. MBRDNA is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, with key areas of Autonomous Driving, Advanced Interaction Design, Digital User Experience, Machine Learning, Costumer Research, and Business Innovation. In Redford, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive technology as well as in Long Beach, where the E-Mobility Group helps to shape the future of the North American market for hydrogen fuel cell and battery electric vehicles. The Testing and Regulatory Affairs Division in Ann Arbor and the Advanced Vehicle Design in Carlsbad complete the competence center.
Together, all the developers, technicians, engineers and designers take on the challenges of creating the next innovation. They're inspired by the newest trends, find the best solutions for the customer, develop the latest and greatest technologies and create the next generation of connected, safe, sustainable and luxurious vehicles.
Here at MBRDNA, we are looking for talented, energetic, and committed individuals to join our diverse team. Our employees are the key to our success, and we support each individual in fulfilling his or her potential. We proudly continue the pioneering work initiated by founders Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz over 125 years ago.
Lead a team of managers and calibration engineers in meeting targets for combustion, emissions, and drivability across multiple GDI engines, vehicles platforms, and markets. Ensure achievement of targets through rigorous testing, issue resolution, and robust communication within a multinational, multicultural environment.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities:
Build and retain a high performance team; drive continuous improvement in team technical skills, efficiency, and leadership behavior. Serve as technical and leadership mentor.
Create and drive strategy for team project scope.
Lead communication with customers and suppliers.
Plan, organize, and manage projects - requirements, staff assignments, deliverables, timelines and milestones.
Drive collaboration with other teams both internally and within the international organization.
Anticipate, plan for, and provide all required resources and training.
Establish, maintain, and ensure efficient use of budget.
Maintain high quality and safety standards.
Minimum Skills Required:
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Automotive Engineering
8 year of relevant experience
Minimum 3 years engineering management experience, including interviewing/recruiting and performance assessment.
Willing to travel domestically and/or internationally as required. Valid driver's license
German language a plus.
Knowledge of MS Office programs, email clients, and databases.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and planning skills.
Well organized, highly motivated, and able to work in a multicultural environment.
Strong team building and teamwork skills.
Strong system-level thinking and problem solving ability.
Good data analysis. Excellent presentation skills.
Familiarity with: basic combustion processes, emission formation, emission control, after-treatment systems, and customer drivability expectations.
Familiarity with emission testing procedures and regulations.
Hands-on experience in combustion engine calibration and the tools used: ex. ETAS INCA, Vector CAN tools, calibration data management tools. Experience with direct injection gasoline engines.
Ability to understand and work with complex control functions.
Knowledge of On Board Diagnostic regulations and attainment methods very useful.
MBRDNA is an equal opportunity employer that offers generous benefits and compensation, work/life balance tools and several methods of recognition and rewards. Our benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K savings plan, tuition and fitness reimbursement programs and much more.
Gasoline Engine Calibration Engineer
The Gasoline Engine Calibration Engineer is responsible for developing, testing, and validating vehicle-based calibrations that achieve world-class fuel economy and drivability meeting current and future emission standards. The Engineer will plan, generate, and verify feature calibrations in hot climate, cold climate, and high altitude in accordance with powertrain system functional objectives along with generating reports to communicate the status of the program to the larger team. The candidate will manipulate and utilize large and complex sets of engine mapping data to analyze and solve complex system problems as they relate to engine performance, fuel consumption, emissions, OBD, and base engine calibration development. The candidate will work cross functionally with engine development, powertrain controls and vehicle teams to identify and implement calibration solutions that achieve program drivability and emissions requirements. The candidate should expect to travel 4-6 weeks throughout the year for system validation/verification.
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent Engineering degree
Minimum of 1 year of prior vehicle calibration experience of spark ignition engines
Fundamental knowledge of internal combustion engines and powertrain calibration
Working knowledge of calibration tools (INCA /ATI), emissions regulations, and powertrain technologies
Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
Self-motivated and proactive
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including PowerPoint presentations to upper management
Master of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university
Minimum of 5 years of experience in engine development, powertrain systems development /engine calibration /control systems development / diagnostics within the automotive industry
Calibration process knowledge using design of experiments and advanced optimization techniques
Proficient in advanced simulation tools
Proficient in Matlab / Simulink
Art Director - Catalyst
Overview and Responsibilities
The Art Director's primary function is to conceptualize and set stylistic direction for top quality designs. The Art Director has the ability to work on projects both directly and to oversee junior staff members.
Projects created include a full-range of branding, print and digital designs, including but not limited to ads, brochures, digital newsletters, environmental installations, websites, merchandise, logos and brand looks.
This position works directly with the VP, Design and Design Director to review strategies for work and objectives of new projects.
Demonstrate leadership across the design team and within Catalyst as a whole.
Develop innovative graphic design that positions our company and brands in the most effective way possible.
Ideate and brainstorm concepts that reflect strategic business goals.
Work within, and simultaneously push forward the Viacom graphic identity.
Push projects forward with Minimal oversight; be able to work autonomously when needed.
Collaborate with writers, project managers, and digital team.
Effectively present work to clients.
Oversee junior designer and interns.
Hire and oversee top quality illustrators, photographers and various vendors to meet the excellent standards set by Viacom.
Develop outstanding work under tight deadlines and tight budgets.
The position reports directly to the VP of Design.
One junior designer reports to this postition, along with oversight of all design interns. Additionally direction may also be given to production artists.
This position works directly with the Vice President, Design and Design Director to review strategies for work and objectives of new projects.
The internal contacts for this position are Senior Vice President through assistant. External contacts for this position are various vendors including: photographers, illustrators, digital vendors, and printers.
8-12 years design experience at a top studio or in-house department are necessary.
College degree preferred; BFA in Communication Arts.
Proficient on Macintosh with Adobe Creative Suite (Especially InDesign, Illustratorand Photoshop)
Knowledge of photographers and illustrators.
Knowledge of print and digital production .
Ability to think strategically and creatively.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
Ability to produce under pressure.
Has good organizational skills.
Adobe Business Catalyst Implementer (Freelance / Independent Contractor)
In all honesty, some weeks we'll have absolutely zero work for you. Other weeks we'll want a lot of time. We're establishing a relationship so we can work together in the future, but it's going to ebb and flow.
- 3+ years of front-end development experience, ideally in an agency/client services background
- A strong portfolio of recent web development projects
- A passion and strong understanding of UX design and a great portfolio to prove it
- Strong experience in responsive web design
- Solid experience working with Adobe Business Catalyst.
- Ability to code with minimal outside QA
- Comfortable with Git
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills with clients and team members
- Ability to communicate design decisions and UX principles and document in writing
- Able to contribute to team growth and process improvement
- Great at relationship building
- Easy to work with
- Exacting and believe in high-quality work standards
- Cares about customer service
- Always finds a way to get the job done
- Located in Portland, OR
Program Manager : Low Pressure Gasoline Fuel Injector
Program Manager -- Low Pressure Fuel Injectors
In the role you will drive future development of products and opportunities of introducing products at specific customers or markets. Promote continuous improvement. Contributes to the product family roadmap.
Ensure proper installation and use of appropriate project management methods such as configuration, risk, quality, and claim management as well as requirements engineering processes and acquisition process according to company standards
Manages change requests (customer induced or internal)
Responsible to achieve product family profitability targets (spending, implementation of savings, price changes in case of customer induced changes incl. volume changes, project budget fulfillment)
Manages all project related costs (planning and controlling of R&D costs, project related capital expenditures, reimbursements) incl. change management and project determined process development
Direct lead of injector project managers relevant to own product family. Local indirect lead of project managers for a parallel product family (if applicable).
Sets targets for directly assigned employee's and Drives HRD process.
Supervises all projects related to product and production process development, industrialization and series production (G20 – G100) including localization.
Represents the PL during the quote process in accordance with the product strategy. PL release responsible at ADQ2.
Responsible for product management during the production phase, i.e. steers cost reduction process and other comprehensive improvement measures e.g. for quality or yield.
Responsible for all aspects of Project Management of all worldwide product family activities including all aspects of project timing and deliverables and product/process integrity from development to customer returns
Responsible to coordinate activities of engineering, manufacturing planning, purchasing and quality.
Request tasks ontime delivery, monitor phase gates.
Acts as the entrepreneur for the product family and is a competent and committed interface to the customer constantly seeking for customer satisfaction.
Acts as the product line's customer interface for first level escalations. Job Requirements Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in related engineering field and 7 years of automotive project management or 14 years of automotive project manager experience
Project management skills
Strong interpersonal skills to work across the organization
Strong MS office suite skills
Ability to travel
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering
Visa sponsorship for Continental employees only EEO Statement EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to North.America.Recruiting@continental-corporation.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000. Division Footer Text Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.
Director, UNC Catalyst For Rare Diseases
The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is recruiting a full time Director of the UNC Catalyst for Rare Diseases (UNC Catalyst), who will have a fixed-term faculty appointment in the School. The UNC Catalyst has been created through a grant from the UNC Eshelman Institute for Innovation (unceii.org) to enable rare disease groups to progress from knowledge of their genetic disorder to a more complete understanding of the disease mechanism and, ultimately, to therapeutic intervention.
The distinguishing feature of the UNC Catalyst is its openness: rare disease patient groups will have real time access to the knowledge base and the entire research output, which will be placed in the public domain for the benefit of the scientific community and rare disease patients. The UNC Catalyst operates as a dedicated wet lab and informatics hub for a broad network of patient groups and rare disease foundations. The UNC Catalyst has partnered with both Genetic Alliance (GA) to work with their network of more than 1200 rare disease foundations and patient groups and with the Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) and its collaborative network to generate proteins, antibodies, cell lines and assays as biological tools, which will lead to the generation of chemical probes.
The UNC Catalyst will also train post-doctoral fellows who will be charged with studying specific rare diseases. The director will be responsible for leading and growing the UNC Catalyst. Specific responsibilities include:
Oversight of the scientific and laboratory operations, personnel and budget Recruitment and training of post-doctoral fellows as rare disease expert scientists Working closely with strategic partners: the Genetic Alliance and Structural Genomics Consortium Building effective partnerships with disease foundations, patient groups and UNC faculty that include development of research plans, and implementation of scientific collaborations Securing additional extramural support in the form of competitive research grants, contracts, and gifts to ensure sustainability and growth of Catalyst operations Communicating the latest advances and Catalyst accomplishments to the disease community in lay terms Identifying options for new treatment approaches and translation into potential opportunities for drug discovery The UNC Catalyst resides in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy (www.phamacy.unc.edu), The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is the number one pharmacy school as ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the 2017 edition of Americas Best Graduate Schools and is a nationally recognized leader in progressive pharmaceutical care practice, education, and research. Over the past twenty-five years, the School has built a reputation for cutting edge research, rigorous programs, and outstanding faculty, staff, and students.
Our unique environment has inspired a number of collaborative centers that provide faculty and students with access to sophisticated equipment and numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary research. Our mission is to advance health care through innovation and collaboration in pharmacy practice, education, research, and public service. Our vision is to be the preeminent school of pharmacy where leaders in practice, education, and research are developed and nurtured.
A minimum of 10 years of experience as a senior subject matter expert whose contribution to teaching, research, or service upon joining the University community has its foundation in a prior career of distinguished achievement in the area of industrial or academic drug discovery and development. A successful candidate will have experience with characterization of molecular targets using cell and molecular biology, experience with building collaborations with external partners, outstanding communication skills with scientific and lay audiences, and experience with leading an independent research group. Preference will be given to a candidate with prior experience of research in rare diseases. A demonstrated track record of grant writing and securing independent funding is highly desired.Graduate degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, genetics, pharmaceutical sciences or a related field of health sciences.
Gasoline Hybrid System OBD Calibration Engineer
Much has been said and written about FCA and the state of the American automotive industry, but the most important part of the story is being written now. FCA is creating a global industrial powerhouse. Every new day and new challenge brings the opportunity to drive your future. You'll get involved. You'll take risks. You'll leave your mark. Come and blaze new trails with us!
The FCA Powertrain organization is currently seeking a Gasoline Hybrid System On Board Diagnostic Calibration Engineer to join the team at the Chelsea Proving Grounds in Chelsea, MI. The OBD Calibration Engineer is responsible for developing and implementing best practice calibration solutions and performing diagnostic verification testing. The OBD Calibration Engineer will manage all technical aspects of the OBD diagnostic calibrations to meet CARB regulations, identify system requirements during system hardware design to insure a robust diagnostic system, and use standard instrumentation toolsets for data acquisition, storage, and analysis. They will calibrate diagnostic thresholds to meet CARB regulations, develop and track calibration solutions that meet system functional objectives, identify system requirements during system hardware design to insure a robust diagnostic system, incorporate Design for Six Sigma best practices to optimize system designs, and provide regular overview summaries and detailed reports on specific assignments, including timing projections. The candidate should expect to travel 2 - 4 weeks throughout the year for system validation/verification.
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent from an ABET accredited university
Minimum of 5 years of experience in Powertrain systems calibration development, OBD calibration, engine, hybrid or transmission calibration
Minimum of 5 years of experience with ETAS INCA, Matlab or equivalent advanced data acquisition systems
Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
Good teamwork skills and ability to work independently
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Master of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Computer Science from an ABET accredited university
Hardware In the Loop development /verification
Database management of production calibrations
Understanding of CARB diagnostic regulations
We are seeking a Catalyst Specialist to join Chemical division of the Research and Development Center.
The Catalyst Specialist will assess technical and business opportunity and identify potential areas for research and development, and establish strategy and tactics to achieve technical and business goals. Also, you will lead technology development projects including ideas generation, projects planning, catalysts design and synthesis, data evaluation, and presentation; interacting with project scientists and technicians as well as management, proponents and other stakeholders Minimum Requirements As the successful candidate, you will hold a bachelor degree in engineering.
An advanced degree (Ph.D.) in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering is preferred. You should have minimum of 10 years professional experience relevant to the area of catalyst synthesis, petrochemicals, refinery fields, or other related areas.
You should have a strong and proven background in catalyst chemistry and experimental design, and scaling-up of new process, related to petrochemical area.
Experience in employing high throughput experimentation for rapid heterogeneous catalyst design and optimization. Solid hands on experience and knowledge in designing, synthesizing, characterizing, and evaluating heterogeneous catalysts for petrochemical application.
Ability to identify technical challenges and business opportunities in the petrochemical area.
Proven record for proposing patentable ideas and integrating ideas into business.
Hands-on experience and knowledge in lab operations and operating/assessing/optimizing catalytic reactors.
Good experience and knowledge in scaling-up petrochemical processes and catalysts from lab to demonstration scale.
Ability to clearly present information, including experimental data and results, orally and in technical written documentation. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Good team building and management skills.
Ability to lead, manage, and work well with different groups and teams. Duties & Responsibilities You will be required to perform the following:
Lead and efficiently manage research and development projects related to the petrochemical area, to meet objectives, timelines, and budgets.
Develop and manage technologies from concept to production within a short time span, and oversee catalyst development using a high throughput research workflow.
Supervise and provide technical leadership to a team of scientists and engineers, and be responsible for their training and development.
Perform economic evaluation and rigorous financial modeling/analysis, to identify value creation opportunities that align with the company's strategic objectives.
Organize and lead teams for specific projects, and task, manage, and handle discussions with internal and external project reviews.
Contribute technically to other projects and provide help and support to other teams. Author technical reports, papers, and generate patent applications as appropriate. Auto req ID 15602BR
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Manager, Engine Transmission Platform Gasoline
The purpose of this position is to oversee and direct all Design Engineering related activities associated with the creation, development, and maintenance of all engine and transmission related product designs. This includes global responsibility and accountability for product costs, product design integrity including form, fit and function, compliance to all applicable marine regulations, and "bill of material" content and structure. The incumbent needs to possess a comprehensive understanding of the industrial process including the relationships between Engineering, Purchasing and Production as well as the influence of the product creation process has on the customer care and spare parts functions. The incumbent has overall financial accountability for the project related product development budget and expenses and (in cooperation with purchasing and manufacturing), maintaining control over standard cost development.
Oversee and direct all design engineering activities related to the:
Design and development of new gasoline engines/ transmissions and related products
Maintenance of existing gasoline engine / transmission and related products
Advanced engineering projects
Design, development and maintenance of VPA Parts and Accessories Products
This includes responsibility for:
Perform design, testing/validation and/or development of internal combustion engines and related projects. Emphasis is placed on accuracy, accountability/ownership, adherence to formal internal and external standards, procedures and processes, and accurate, acceptable documentation and report writing
Ensure compliance with all applicable marine regulations
Integrate multiple CAE tools including engine cycle simulation and computational fluid dynamics into the development of future products
Author complete test orders for in-house as well as off site test facilities
Support Advanced Engineering by quickly gaining a working understanding of new technology
Use knowledge of thermodynamics and physics as they apply to internal combustion engines and drive train systems
Use problem solving skills to play a support role when cooperating with Reliability Engineering regarding current product
Planning, controlling, coordinating and/or monitoring all activities within the product creation phase of the development process including (but not necessarily limited to) research, inventing, development sourcing, production preparation, emission regulations, etc.
Working with Product Planning to develop suitable "Product Profiles" and "Target Descriptions" and preparing, as required, the "Project Description"
Preparing, as required, documentation defining estimates of development costs (R and D hours and direct expenses), start costs (production tooling and production preparation) and product costs (standard cost of purchased material and labor)
Overseeing the creation of detailed development plans including quality planning and time schedules for all applicable product creation activities
Overseeing the development of product characteristics to ensure they are in accordance with the agreed targets
Assuring adherence to the project timelines, and development and investment cost targets
Monitoring the development of the product cost to ensure it's in accordance with the agreed targets
Ensuring conformance to design quality and environmental targets
Ensuring the continuous exchange of information during the product creation phase
Conducting all activities in accordance with the ISO Quality system framework
Serve as mentor to VPA personnel regarding Volvo Penta processes and Volvo Standards
Working with Human Resources to further enhance the intellectual competence of subordinates
Perform other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned by management to support Volvo Penta goals and objectives
Education and Experience
BS degree in Engineering or Program Management
Minimum (10) ten years' experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment. Including experience in project management with an emphasis on Design Engineering
A thorough knowledge and understanding of the Volvo Penta Processes and Volvo Standards
A demonstrated understanding of the overall Product Development process including product planning, product creation, and product launch, and their relation to the marketing, sales, logistics, and after-market support functions.
A demonstrated understanding of the industrial process including the links between Engineering, Purchasing, and production and their influence on product cost and quality
Preferred experience with the design of stern drive marine propulsion systems
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work flexible hours in order to meet deadlines
Mobility to meet with others in their work locations
Speaking Swedish fluently preferred
Willingness to travel
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general level of work being performed by persons assigned to the classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of the job. Printed copies may not be the most current. Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action employer. E.O.E./M/F/D/V This is standard for all job descriptions; it should not be deleted or altered.
Gasoline Engine OBD Calibration Technical Specialist
Gasoline Engine OBD Calibration Technical Specialist responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provide technical leadership to OBD COEs
Provide technical leadership to the OBD calibration team as launch issues occur, and assist in complex / difficult field concerns as necessary
Identify strategic changes required to improve overall calibration efficiency and quality
Work with the quality team and calibration team to improve top 5 OBD calibration related issues
Develop and implement a process with Advanced OBD to build consensus on needed projects, review project status, and hand off projects
Mentor new calibration engineers, Review and revise all CARB presentations prepared by OBD / ETC Calibration as needed
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, as accredited by ABET or ABET equivalent; other undergraduate level technical degrees in the specific area of relevant specialty expertise may be considered
Minimum of 6 years of total work experience, with a minimum 4 years applying specialty expertise
Demonstrated excellence in written communication through technical publications in journals, conference proceedings and technical reports
Demonstrated competence in the ability to direct, guide, lead and mentor significant research or technical programs
Patents and/or evidence of innovative thinking
Demonstrated depth and width as indicated in the description of capabilities and expertise above
Demonstrated capacity to be key "point person" within FCA to advise and assist in developing ideas
Strong presentation and oral communication skills. An ability to transmit an understanding of specialty to an automotive engineering audience
Meets FCA requirements qualifying the candidate for a Technical Specialist classification
Master's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited university
Documented history of advancing the state of the art in automatic transmission engineering
Participation or leadership in technical societies
Demonstrated problem solving skills
Ability to train and coach engineers
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