Together, we move the world—we’ve been doing it for over 100 years. At MAHLE, as a leading international development partner and systems supplier to the automotive industry, we pursue the objective of making mobility more efficient, more environmentally friendly, more convenient, and more economical. As part of our dual strategy, we are working both on the intelligent combustion engine for the use of hydrogen and other nonfossil fuels and on technologies for fuel cells and e-mobility.

With more than 72,000 employees, MAHLE generated sales of approximately EUR 12.0 billion in 2020 and is represented in over 30 countries with 160 locations, including 16 major research and development centers. Join our MAHLE team! #StrongerTogether

Your Role & Responsibilities

  • To provide the support required to successfully deliver vehicle emissions test work on a chassis rolls equipped with a CVS
  • Lead the execution of vehicle emissions testing on 2nd shift
  • Prepare vehicles for emissions tests through fuel drain and fills, temperature soaks, carbon canister loading, tail pipe instrumentation, etc.
  • Work with the vehicle emissions lab engineer to configure the test setup per customer requirements
  • Load the test vehicles into the chassis dyno, secure the vehicle, set up the vehicle exhaust and cooling fan, and then drive test cycles per the customer’s testing requirements
  • Maintain a specialist working knowledge of new technologies as appropriate to the role
  • Responsible for ensuring the quality of vehicle emissions test results
  • Resolve problems using solutions that involve new techniques, technologies, or concepts
  • Work with instrumentation engineers and management to continually improve efficiency and develop capabilities that match industry needs
  • Maintain awareness of, and meet the requirements of the Company Quality System
  • Observe all safety rules and regulations. Must act safely and be responsible for the safety of others around work area
  • Employees duties are not limited to those stated above, but are inclusive of any tasks assigned by supervisor/manager

Your Skills & Strengths

  • 5 or more years of chassis dynamometer testing related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with creating and executing vehicle emissions tests
  • Familiarity with the legislation applicable to vehicle testing (Part 86 and Part 1066)
  • Familiarity with exhaust emissions sampling devices
  • Experience conducting vehicle emissions tests utilizing a CVS system and having responsibility for the end results
  • Detailed knowledge of internal combustion engine operation and the associated emissions outputs
  • Familiarity with Engine Management Systems (EMS) principles including the use of calibration tools and processes
  • Understanding of chassis dynamometer operation including testing practices, instrumentation, and calculations
  • Familiarity with standardized test cycles and relevant government regulations
  • Knowledge of CARB, EPA and NHTSA legislative requirements for light duty and heavy duty vehicles
  • Self-motivated with the drive to complete tasks in a timely manner with appropriate attention to detail – Essential
  • Flexibility with working hours
  • AVL PUMA, iGEM vehicle, GEM Open Offline, Concerto, and Microsoft Office Skills
  • No immigration sponsorship offered for this position

In addition to work in a great team, we encourage you to reach your personal potential and through outstanding learning and development opportunities. Exciting assignments and personalized support for your career are available to you.

Facts about the job

Entry level

Experienced hires


MAHLE Powertrain, LLC.

Functional area

R&D / Engineering Testing, R&D / Engineering Calculations and simulations, R&D / Engineering

Functional area

R&D / Engineering Testing, R&D / Engineering Calculations and simulations, R&D / Engineering


MAHLE Powertrain, LLC.


Plymouth, Michigan

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Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

Shape the future with us.

Dual Group Strategy

Based on our Dual Group Strategy, we are strengthening our market position and tackling future trends. Our motivation is to optimize existing technology and to break new ground – having one goal in mind: Mobility should be efficient, environmentally friendly and comfortable. Integrated system solutions for electro-mobility are just one of our priority areas.

We look forward to welcoming you!

MAHLE offers you an attractive international working environment. Our work is characterised by collegiality, flat hierarchies and personal responsibility. Apply now and join our team!

I see MAHLE as a strong global player, where people ultimately matter. Here I have the freedom to contribute my own ideas and to break new ground - and I pass that on to my team. At MAHLE, the task, and not hierarchy, always takes priority.

Jonathan Dörflinger

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