Audi Engineer Senior, Test Fleet

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Audi of America
Golden, CO
Job Info
Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: May 15, 2017
Expiry Date: June 15, 2017
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Mid level
Years of Experience: 7-10
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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Role Summary

The Senior Engineer, Test Fleet will conduct effective testing, reporting, repairing and updating of all test vehicles with regard to chassis in a timely manner to ensure no delays for SOP as well as no tow-ins and no unknown field complaints. S/he will perform onsite technical analysis on reported VW, Audi and other Konzern-Brand test vehicles, parts and components to determine the root cause of quality and design issues, validate driver complains and provide a full technical understanding regarding customer/driver complaints in support of development countermeasures. S/he will develop and maintain fast and efficient communication flow with Audi AG, and will organize and support Audi at test drives and similar programs in cooperation with Audi AG and I/EG-73x and “EG-73 AUDI NAR Test Fleet”.

Responsibilities:

Role Responsibilities   Main responsibility – 85% of time spent
  • Based on various vehicle monitoring data such as CAN traces, classifications, vehicle fault memory as well as market studies/criteria (JDP, consumer report, etc.) select, perform and coordinate all chassis related analysis between all NAR test fleet locations and among all test cycles, intensive tests, including dealer sites on vehicles and systems/parts
  • Design chassis test programs, monitor release cycles and recommend releases based on status of development level. Conduct all tests including customer clinics and surveys with latest update of all test vehicles with chassis SW based on request from development departments
  • Define and coordinate all chassis related measurements (e.g. data logger configurations) with development departments, data logger support team and test locations
  • Describe the complexity of the test, scope, impact etc.
  Additional responsibilities – 10% of time
  • Coordinate chassis related intensive test with development departments of Audi AG
  • Acquire necessary information related to specific test issues through analysis of development IT systems, existing network with development departments of all Konzern brands and Field support and quality departments
  • Specialized training at all locations to ensure seamless testing results and tracking under various conditions.
Additional responsibilities – 5% of time
  • Develop and extend information channels within team and brand network.

Educational requirements:

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree
Desired Education
  • EFK or other High Voltage certification

Experience requirements:

Experience 7-10 years of related experience

Desired Skills:

Skills

  • Knowledge of Audi, VW, Porsche, Bentley, Seat, Skoda, Chassis, Brakes and Suspension focus
  • Integration – joining people, processes or systems
  • Ability to operate effectively and efficiently in a team
  • Ability to maintain an effective team environment
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking – using logic and reason, creative and strategic
  • Communication skills – interpersonal, presentation and written
  • Ability to write reports at an Engineering type level
  • Engineering tools used by the concern
  • Computer savvy – skilled in use of software including KPM. VDS, DIAGRA and ODIS, CP-Tool and KPM writing and follow-up
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Access, and other engineering programs
  • Problem solving
Required Specialized Skills
  • 7-10+ experience in the Engineering, Development, and Testing areas
  • Experience in Chassis Systems (focus)
  • Experience in communication and Technical Writing – specific with Chassis related systems and understanding.
Desired Specialized Skills
  • Familiarity with development testing and diagnostics equipment used by Audi AG Engineering
  • Experience with chassis application and development
  • Experience in Data Mining
  • Project coordination at all Technical Centers
Work Flexibility
  • Business trips to the U.S. Test Fleet locations, Germany, and various locations for special AUDI AG Management drives.
  • Flexibility to work longer days and weekends on occasion

Qualifications:

Skills

  • Knowledge of Audi, VW, Porsche, Bentley, Seat, Skoda, Chassis, Brakes and Suspension focus
  • Integration – joining people, processes or systems
  • Ability to operate effectively and efficiently in a team
  • Ability to maintain an effective team environment
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking – using logic and reason, creative and strategic
  • Communication skills – interpersonal, presentation and written
  • Ability to write reports at an Engineering type level
  • Engineering tools used by the concern
  • Computer savvy – skilled in use of software including KPM. VDS, DIAGRA and ODIS, CP-Tool and KPM writing and follow-up
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Access, and other engineering programs
  • Problem solving
Required Specialized Skills
  • 7-10+ experience in the Engineering, Development, and Testing areas
  • Experience in Chassis Systems (focus)
  • Experience in communication and Technical Writing – specific with Chassis related systems and understanding.
Desired Specialized Skills
  • Familiarity with development testing and diagnostics equipment used by Audi AG Engineering
  • Experience with chassis application and development
  • Experience in Data Mining
  • Project coordination at all Technical Centers
Work Flexibility
  • Business trips to the U.S. Test Fleet locations, Germany, and various locations for special AUDI AG Management drives.
  • Flexibility to work longer days and weekends on occasion