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Powertrain Program Management Engineer

Nissan is currently seeking a dynamic individual to fill an opening for a POWERTRAIN PROGRAM MANAGEMENT ENGINEER at our Farmington Hills, MI location.

In this position, the successful candidate will be responsible for numerous engine development activities including support for: calibration and OBD development, component and system development, field quality, and manufacturing activities for all Powertrain-related matters.

  • Front line for powertrain development in North America
  • Manage the changes necessary to meet model or market performance, fuel economy, OBD, and emissions requirements.
  • Plan and review engine calibration and/or component testing schedules to achieve performance and timing requirements.
  • Identify, investigate, and coordinate to lead closure of issues across functions, departments, and regions as needed.
  • Propose and lead continuous improvement activities for company and customer benefit.

Minimum Requirements

  • BSME 
  • Entry-level to 4 years of experience.  
  • MUST have Co-op/Internship/post-grad experience with internal combustion engines, engine control systems or drivetrain
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Candidates must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents as future sponsorships are not available at this time.

Experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Design and release of engine assembly and/or components
  • Powertrain performance or OBD calibration and/or engine dynamometer development
  • Program or project management

Preferred Skills

  • Experience working in a multicultural environment.
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Willingness to travel domestically & internationally.
  • Ability to handle multiple issues and tasks.

Think you’ve got the internal drive to make great vehicles and join a winning team?  Welcome to an open lane of possibility.  Apply for this position and start the process to accelerate your career into high gear.  

This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch.  To be considered for this position, you must use the “apply now” button below to submit your resume.  If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position (

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About Kelly®

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Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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