Vacant Position

AVL is the world's largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing of powertrain systems (hybrid, combustion engine, transmission, electric drive, batteries, fuel cell and control technology) for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, construction, large engines and their integration into the vehicle.

Chief Engineer Passenger Car Diesel m/f/d

Europe: Austria (Headquarters)
  • Graz
Department: Calibration

Your Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring technological leadership in the field of powertrain development for PC diesel engines incl. all diesel hybrid drive configurations
  • Advancement of technologies and supporting the development of methods in the framework of your area of technical responsibility
  • Interdisciplinary solution of conflicting technical objectives across departments in projects on PC diesel engines including all diesel-hybrid drive configurations
  • Definition of research topics for the area of responsibility together with Business Development PC diesel
  • Planning and follow-up of research and development activities (corporate research projects)
  • Technical management of assigned projects
  • Representing AVL's technical expertise to the customer at the passenger car diesel engine
  • Responsible for achievement of technical objectives in line with customer specifications and the parameters and measurement variables agreed in the contract with AVL
  • Overall representation of the technical area of responsibility
  • Publications and patent ideas relating to passenger car diesel engines and/or diesel engine powertrains
Your Profile:
  • Mechanical or automotive engineering graduate of a university/university of technology/university of applied sciences
  • Profound knowledge and practical experience in the development and calibration of PC diesel engines
  • Profound knowledge of hybridized powertrains
  • In-depth market knowledge of the diesel passenger car product
  • Minimum of ten years of practical experience working in the field of PC diesel powertrain engineering
  • Technical experience in power and emission development of diesel engine combustion and corresponding exhaust gas after-treatment
  • Innovative thinking, good communication skills, teamwork skills, creativity and sense of responsibility
  • Very good command of German and English
  • Self-assuredness and confidence in customer contacts

Annual Remuneration:
Due to the Austrian Equal Treatment Act we are obligated to state the annual gross remuneration (full-time) for this position as a basis for negotiation: EUR80000 . We will, in any case, offer market-conforming payment taking qualifications and professional experience into account.

If you are from abroad AVL will help you to organize your travel to the recruiting interview in Graz. We can also provide you with an appartment for your first few months in Graz.

Seize the professional challenges and opportunities offered by a high-tech enterprise - join our international team. We look forward to receiving your details; please use our online application tool to send your application to AVL List GmbH, Graz