NVH Test and Development Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85350-280348
    • Job Location: Irvine, CA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 25, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) is currently looking for a NVH Test and Development Engineer at our Irvine, California facility.



  • Test and Develop the Noise and Vibration performance of North American Market Hyundai, Kia & Genesis prototype through production vehicles
  • Perform on road NVH and Wind Noise subjective evaluations, investigate problem root causes, develop appropriate countermeasures, and summarize findings
  • Benchmark competitive vehicles for technology & trends including component analysis
  • Evaluate overall vehicle performance with North America Customers’ perspective in mind
  • Utilize experimental data acquisition systems and NVH analysis software (HEAD Acoustics ArtemiS, LMS Test Lab, ...)
  • Conduct experimental Noise, Vibration and Aero-acoustic investigations (for example: Modal Analysis, Transfer Path Analysis, Sound Quality Analysis ...) in support of prototype and pilot vehicle development
  • Analyze customer feedback survey results (IQS, Consumer Report, and internal clinics)
  • Conduct customer preference studies and correlate results to objective metrics
  • Interface regularly with Engineering Design Departments and local Marketing & Sales Organizations
  • Work closely and provide technical support to Hyundai and Kia North American manufacturing plants during pilot and production stages
  • Support development activities at our local Proving Ground on a weekly basis
  • Create and present to management, clear & concise technical reports
  • Work in a small team environment as well as independently
  • Travel up to 30%, domestically and internationally to support product development and testing at our proving grounds, plants, and R&D headquarters


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.

HATCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Disabled and Veteran. VEVRAA Federal contractor.



Preferred Skills and Experience:


  • Master of Science degree in Acoustics or Noise & Vibration
  • 3 or more years of relevant engineering experience in the automotive industry
  • 3 or more years of NVH testing & development experience
  • Coursework in Noise & Vibration
  • Experience with Noise & Vibration test equipment and analysis software including HEAD Acoustics ArtemiS, LMS Test Lab, and Matlab
  • 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
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative team environment as well as be self-motivated for independent work