Driving Strategy Lead Calibration Engineer

Location: Shanghai, Municipality, China
Date Posted: 08-02-2017
Bob Jones & Associates, Inc. is a U.S. based recruiting firm providing permanent placement services through contingency or retained search. Working in partnership with its Chinese Recruiting Business Partner which has allowed our organization to offer many opportunities for exciting careers based in China.  These opportunties are not considered ex-pat assignments but local Chinese career opportunities.  Excellent compensation, relocation and many benefits may be afforded with these positions but will vary based on customer and needs.  Chinese Nationals living in the US looking to relocate back to China are encouraged to apply along with US citizens looking to enhance their careers on a global scale.

Work Location: Shanghai / Baoding
Salary: Negotiable
Number of Recruiting: 1

The role will be based between Great Wall Motor’s Baoding and Shanghai offices. GWM’s engineering activities are based mainly in Baoding, but there is a satellite office in Shanghai (Anting) where this role will be stationed. There will be frequent travel to the Baoding office and also to suppliers in China and Europe, as well as travel for environmental test trips in China/Worldwide. The first 3‐months will be based mainly in Baoding, and then moving to Shanghai upon successful completion of probation period.


Develop the transmission calibration features within Driving Strategy (Shift Point) calibration of a dual clutch transmission for conventional as well as hybrid powertrains, such as:
− P4 High voltage PHEV (Plug‐in hybrid electric vehicle)
− P4 48v HEV (hybrid electric vehicle)
− 48v BSG MHEV (mild hybrid electric vehicle)
 Responsible person for creating shift maps to meet GWM’s fuel consumption requirements, as well as and defining a good balance between Chinese market drivability and NVH demands.
 Work with project leader and external suppliers to create Software Change Requests for continued improvement of the driving strategy software.
 Weekly reporting to Senior Management on status of calibration.
 Responsible for the activities and the results of the driving strategy section.
 Developing of the technical skills of the driving strategy calibration section (supporting and mentoring less experienced team members).
 Defining and Developing calibration and development processes.
 Independent planning and performing of vehicle and test rig tests.
 Independent evaluation of measurements and test results.
 Planning & travel for hot, altitude, cold and hill related calibration and testing trips at various locations around China and worldwide.
 Supporting software development team with specification and testing of new software features.
 Resolve calibration concerns and customer complaints in the market.
 Evaluation & benchmarking of different vehicles.

 Bachelor’s Degree in Automotive,Electrical or Mechanical Engineering required,
Masters degree preferred
 3 ‐ 10 years of experience in transmission shift point or hybrid powertrain
calibration. Preferred: Dual‐clutch transmissions with multiple modes and
interfaces to consider.
 3 ‐ 10 years of experience with vehicle calibration tools, e.g. CANape or INCA
 Excellent driving skills
 Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
 Excellent time management skills, able to multi‐task, prioritize, make timely
decisions and detail oriented
 Ability to work independently and travel for business trips.
 Ability to train and lead young engineers
 International experience preferred
 Fluent English and/or Chinese. Being able to read business German is also
preferable, but not necessary.
Bob Jones
Professional Recruiter/Owner
Bob Jones & Associates, Inc.

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