Emissions Lab Equipment Engineer

Ann Arbor, MI
Certification & Regulatory Affairs – Emissions - Ann Arbor (4041) /
Full-time /
Embedded in a worldwide network Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America 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, Customer Research, and Open Innovation. In Farmington Hills, Michigan, the focus is on Powertrain and eDrive technology as well as in Long Beach, where the teams test durability of the latest driver assistant and telematic systems. The Digital Hub in Seattle focusses on developing a cloud architecture and building out the cloud platform for the next generation of connected car services. The Testing and Regulatory Affairs Division in Ann Arbor and the Advanced Vehicle Design in Carlsbad complete the competence center.

The Mercedes Benz Emissions Certification Laboratory in Ann Arbor, Michigan is looking for a successful Lab Equipment Engineer who will be responsible for calibration and maintenance of all emissions lab equipment within our Ann Arbor US Certification laboratory in accordance with US regulations and Mercedes-Benz Cars (MCB) internal standards.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. (If you are a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, asylee or refugee, sponsorship is not required to work in the United States.)

Relocation assistance (domestic or international) is not provided for this position.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly calibration and maintenance of all emissions certification testing equipment within the Ann Arbor laboratory.
    • Assure that the testing procedures and equipment used in the procedure are compliant with MBC and US Regulatory standards - including creation and revision of new and existing documentation.
    • Communicate with internal customers to ensure that requested testing is performed and achieved in accordance with applicable regulations and within the capabilities of the emission lab.
    • Communicate with customers for resolution of any issues that may arise during testing.
    • Work with vendors during onsite service, installation and repair of all emissions measurement equipment while managing timelines and deliverables of these projects.
    • Collaborate with MBC emissions testing facilities worldwide and participate in regular meetings.
    • Participate in Audit activities for MBC Emissions Test Facilities worldwide as required.
    • The ideal candidate would also be involved in the post test quality control (QC) data checks and test validity during higher test loads. This would be additional work scope after successful demonstration of calibration and maintenance aspect of the role.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in automotive or mechanical engineering
    • 3+ years of relevant experience
    • Hands-on experience with Horiba emissions measurement and analysis systems
    • Knowledge of vehicle emissions testing and relevant standards (US Regulatory Standards (EPA 40CFRPart 86) and CFR 1066 and 1065 )
    • Knowledge of emissions measurement methods and equipment
    • Knowledge of US Federal (Tier2, Tier3) and California (LEV 2, LEV 3) Emissions Standards
    • Experience with light duty automotive emissions testing
    • Strong multi-tasking, problem solving, and analytical skills
    • Proficient time management, organizational skills, with attention to detail
    • Strong communication skills
    • Valid Drivers License

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Forklift, Scissor Lift, and any other PIT licenses are a plus but not required

Why should you apply?
Here at MBRDNA, you create digital ecosystems around cars, you design a language between humans and machines, you make a car even more intelligent - you make the new reality for cars. We have an open and flexible environment to allow you to push boundaries, join MBRDNA and design your future.

Benefits for Full-Time* Employees Include:
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their families
• 401(k) with employer match
• Up to 18 company-paid holidays
• Paid time off (unlimited for salaried employees), sick time, and parental leave
• Tuition assistance program
• Wellness/Fitness reimbursement programs
• Vehicle lease subsidy or company car (for eligible employees only)
* Internships & Contractors excluded from Full-Time Employee benefits

MBRDNA is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce. MBRDNA only accepts resumes from approved agencies who have a valid Agency Agreement on file. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, MBRDNA employees, or send to any MBRDNA location.  MBRDNA is not responsible for any fees or claims related to receipt of unsolicited resumes.

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