Chassis Controls Test and Development Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85350-273142
    • Job Location: California City , CA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 12, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Less than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:


Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) is currently looking for a Chassis Controls Test and Development Engineer at our Proving Ground in California City, California.



  • Develop chassis control systems (ESC/TCS/ABS/AWD/…) through subjective/objective testing and calibration for North American Market Hyundai, Kia & Genesis prototype through production vehicles in collaboration with system suppliers
  • Lead test and validation of low and high mu chassis control systems
  • Conduct FMVSS126 ESC certification test and NCAP rollover test
  • Conduct low mu ESC/TCS/ABS/AWD/… calibration and verification with system suppliers at winter test facilities in North America, Sweden, New Zealand, China, Japan or Korea
  • Develop and execute test plans, coordinate test vehicles, and manage supplier activities
  • Conduct objective test & analysis following National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) test standards and major media test procedures
  • Lead vehicle integration of chassis control systems (ESC, AWD, e-LSD, …) through collaborate with Ride & Handling and Brake engineers
  • Conduct benchmarking of competitive vehicles and support customer feedback research to understand customer requirements
  • Develop in-house testing methodology as and specify/procure test instrumentation as needed
  • Support all chassis research & development activities at the Proving Ground
  • Provide technical support to Hyundai and Kia North American manufacturing plants
  • Create and present clear & concise technical reports
  • Work in a small team environment as well as independently
  • Travel up to 40%, domestically and internationally to support product development and testing

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Master of Science degree in Engineering
  • 3 or more years of relevant engineering experience in the automotive industry
  • 3 or more years of in vehicle Chassis Control System testing, tuning, & development experience
  • Good understanding of Vehicle Dynamics, Stability Control systems, and Braking systems
  • Experience with Matlab/Simulink, INCA, ...
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Good project management and technical writing skills
  • Flexibility in handling multiple projects and changing priorities
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse team environment and in all weather conditions
  • Documented professional high performance vehicle driving experience (willing to learn techniques for operating a vehicle at the physical limits)
  • Valid Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record

Experience and Skills:

 Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, or a related field of study

Valid Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record

Candidates for positions with Hyundai America Technical Center Inc. must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, TN visa holders may be considered.