AVL North America

For over 60 years AVL has been pioneering the development of Powertrain systems. Our dedication to innovation and customer satisfaction has led us to become the world's largest independent developer of Powertrain systems.

With new technology comes several exciting opportunities going forward and we would like you to be a part of it. These opportunities include bae engine design, and the continuous and exciting challenges of future hybridization and electrification.

If you are a bachelor degree qualified engineer with a minimum of five to ten years of experience in the field of controls, calibration and CAE, we would like to hear from you. All available positions, company information and history are posted on our website at AVL.com. Applicants are encouraged to submit their resume at [email protected] and qualified contenders will be contacted for an interview within one week of your submission. No phone calls please.

Be on the fore-front of AVL Powertrain Systems Development as we create the vision for the next 60 years! AVL: Concept to Reality.

 

Dec 02, 2021  
AVL in Lake Forest, CA is searching for a motivated Director of Business Development to add to our team.  This Director of Business Development will be responsible for market development through acquisition of customers projects.  In addition, the position will strengthen the business relations with the existing customer as well as expand that base and drive new sales.  Qualified candidates must possess a bachelors degree, engineering or technical field, and a minimum of 10 years relevant experience.  Experience in ADAS/autonomy, electrification or other new vehicle technologies is preferred.   Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.
AVL North America 1500 Kennedy Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045, USA
Dec 02, 2021  
  As a manager at Strategy Engineers (SE) individuals will take on the different challenges that a consultant faces in technology-driven industries. From day one, the Manager is responsible for the implementation and leadership of a team of consultants. The Manager will contribute existing expert knowledge and leadership skills. Regarding Project Management, the Manager will support clients in the development and implementation of strategic and operational solutions.   Besides leading a team of consultants, the Manager will aim to recognize the individual capabilities of each team member and to use and develop them further in the best possible way. As a mentor and coach, the Manager will regularly provide feedback and will adhere to the AVL APR process in addition. Entrepreneurship is very important to the team, therefore the Manager will also be actively involved in the company's development and help to expand and share specific expertise within the company.   Applicants...
AVL North America Plymouth, MA, USA
Dec 02, 2021  
This is a great opportunity to work hands-on with a dynamic team in support of a variety of Vehicle projects!    AVL in Plymouth, MI is looking for an engineer with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience to join the vehicle team.  The Project Engineer will be ready and capable to support vehicle integration projects with many of those projects in the electric vehicle space.  The Project Engineer position is collaborative role that works across the organization and directly with customers.  This position will focus on vehicle applications including customer support, participation in the development of the AVL-DRIVETM tool, seeking areas of expansion, writing proposals for benchmarking & leading bench marking projects, mentoring when needed, and supporting the Vehicle team as seen fit. Qualified candidates should possess the ability to work independently and in a team environment, enjoy a diverse project base and must have strong communication skills.   Applicants must be...
AVL North America Plymouth, MI
Dec 02, 2021  
AVL is the leader in integrated powertrain solutions for sustainable mobility and is in search of a Controller to join the finance team in Plymouth, MI.     The Controller position is responsible for Powertrain Engineering (PEI) accounting activities, including budget and forecasts, financial reports, general ledger, audit and tax activities.  This position reports directly to the Director of Finance and does have the ability to work a hybrid schedule with partial onsite and partial remote work.  The Controller works closely with the PEI management team on forecasting, identifying areas of cost reduction, ensuring financial regulations are met and project costs are aligned.  This position requires a candidate with strong and effective communication skills, good attention to detail, as well as the ability to multi-task and prioritize.  In addition, experience required for this role includes project accounting, experience with international finance, ERP experience and 10+ years of...
AVL North America Plymouth, MA, USA
Dec 02, 2021  
AVL is looking for a Controls Engineer with experience in ADAS/AD to join the team.  The Project Engineer II - Controls ADAS/AD position performs and coordinates technical activities in customer and R&D projects. The Project Engineer II will work within the Controls Engineering Team to provide technical and program engineering skills to Skill Teams and Cross-Functional engineering program team activities.  The position will focus on Model Based Controls Engineering for ADAS/AD technology and support the marketing and sale of the Controls Engineering team’s capabilities in these areas.   Qualified candidates should possess a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in ADAS/AD technology.  Proficient written and verbal communication skills are required.     Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.
AVL North America Plymouth, MA, USA
Dec 02, 2021  
Why should you consider AVL as the next step in your career?  You should consider AVL because it is our mission and vision to be the leading engineering consultancy providing excellence and sustainable mobility solutions to North America and the world as a key member of the global AVL network.  AVL will continue to help improve vehicle safety and reduce emissions.  It is an exciting time in the automotive industry and AVL is at the forefront of leading technological advances.       Provide technical and program execution capacity to Skill Team and Cross-Functional engineering program team activities.   Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.
AVL North America Plymouth, MI
Dec 02, 2021  
AVL is continuously abel to find innovative solutions for powertrain systems of any kind.  Whether powertrain, transmission system, electric motor, hybrid systems, fuel cells or control engineering.  AVL is continously working on an overall system optimization for powertrain systems of any kind.   The AVL team is looking for an intern to support our Operations team in MI.  The Dynamometer Test Technician Intern is expected to assist with the set-up of Engines, Transmissions, and powertrain components.  They will be expected to operate the test cell and perform inspections, maintenance checks, and Unit Under Test swaps in the test cell per the supervisor or engineering’s instruction. They may also support other activities related to lab operations including calibration, maintenance, forklift operation and general clean up of the shop and test cells.   Required shifts for this position are: Friday 6pm - 6am Saturday 6pm - 6am Sunday 6pm - 6am   Applicants must be currently...
AVL North America Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Nov 24, 2021  
Come join a team addressing and growing with industry challenges and advances in the area of Thermodynamics!     AVL is looking for a technical leader in the Thermodynamics area to join our Plymouth, MI team.  The Sr. Project Engineer - Thermodynamics role requires a minimum of 5 years relevant experience, a relevant bachelor’s degree and ability to provide guidance to others in the dynamics team and in other areas.  See below for an overview of responsibilities in each area:    Technical / Engineering Observe, record, and finalize project data and write technical reports with minimal supervision. Track and report incidents in support of lessons learned analysis. Review and challenge engineering decisions (as appropriate). Management Review projects for compliance with engineering principles, customer requirements, and company standards, including opinions and interpretations. Conduct internal audits as required. Manage projects (<$250k) to satisfactory...
AVL North America Plymouth, MI
Nov 24, 2021  
Are you interested in growing your systems experience/skills with a company moving towards the future?  You should consider AVL because it is our mission and vision to be the leading engineering consultancy providing excellence and sustainable mobility solutions to North America and the world as a key member of the global AVL network.  AVL will continue to help improve vehicle safety and reduce emissions.  It is an exciting time in the automotive industry and AVL is at the forefront of leading technological advances.      AVL is looking for a Project Engineer II in the systems area to join our systems engineering team.  T his position has the ability to be located in Plymouth, MI or Lake Forest, CA.   The Project Engineer II provides technical and program engineering skills to Skill Team and Cross-Functional engineering program team activities.  Qualified candidates for this role should possess a minimum of 3+ years relevant experience and should be motived to succeed and grow...
AVL North America Lake Forest, CA
Nov 24, 2021  
Why should you consider AVL as the next step in your career?  You should consider AVL because it is our mission and vision to be the leading engineering consultancy providing excellence and sustainable mobility solutions to North America and the world as a key member of the global AVL network.  AVL will continue to help improve vehicle safety and reduce emissions.  It is an exciting time in the automotive industry and AVL is at the forefront of leading technological advances.      AVL Powertrain Engineering is looking for an experienced controls engineer to join our team.  The location for this opportunity can be Lake Forest, CA or Plymouth, MI.  The Sr. Project Engineer - Controls position is a key position within the team providing expertise to both customers and the internal organization.  This is a great opportunity for an engineer to develop and expand their controls expertise through work within diverse projects.    Qualified candidates for this position will require 5+...
AVL North America 1500 Kennedy Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045, USA
Nov 24, 2021  
Overview: AVL Powertrain Engineering in Plymouth, MI is looking for an experienced engineer to join our team as contract to potential direct after 6 months.  The Sr. Project Engineer - Systems Safety position performs and coordinates safety activities in customer and R&D projects. The Project Engineer will work within the Systems Engineering Team to provide technical and program engineering skills to Skill Teams and Cross-Functional engineering program team activities.  The position will focus on System Safety Engineering for conventional and electrified powertrain and ADAS/AV technology Systems Engineering, and the marketing and sale of the Systems Engineering team’s capabilities in these areas.   Qualified candidates should possess a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in electrification or functional safety.  Proficient written and verbal communication skills are required.     Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time...
AVL North America Plymouth, MI
Nov 23, 2021  
The powertrain calibration business is driven by an increasing number of vehicle derivatives challenged by restrictive emission and fuel consumption requirements and with the need to achieve the highest quality and time efficiency.  Come join a team addressing and growing with industry challenges and advances in the calibration area.   AVL is looking for an engineer with experience in gasoline calibration to join our team in Plymouth, MI.   The Project Engineer provides technical & program expertise to support all areas and cross-functional engineering program activities.  The Project Engineer - Calibration position is required to possess a degree in Mechanical Engineering or related.  In addition, experience in the following areas is strongly preferred emissions calibration development, OBD development, tailpipe emissions, and a solid understanding of automotive systems detail and integration.  As this position will interface directly with a variety of customers, strong...
AVL North America Plymouth, MI
Nov 22, 2021  
AVL Test Systems Inc. is looking for an Application Engineer I to commission test systems and integrate subsystems to meet complex testing requirements.  In addition, they will troubleshoot complex problems and develop solutions with appropriate input.  Qualified candidates must be able to take charge of projects once on-site and drive to completion while working with a Project Manager to manage cost and time estimates.  Qualified candidates must possess a strong work ethic with the ability to be flexible in the support of a variety of customers.  The Application Engineer I position has direct communication with the customer and ownership of large complex test systems; excellent customer service and communication skills.   *Travel for the position will be approximately 75%   Applicants must have the unrestricted authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.  
AVL North America Plymouth, MI
Nov 22, 2021  
AVL Test Systems Inc. is looking for an Application Engineer I to commission test systems and integrate subsystems to meet complex testing requirements.  In addition, the Application Engineer I will troubleshoot complex problems and develop solutions with appropriate input.  Qualified candidates must be able to take charge of projects once on-site and drive to completion while working with a Project Manager to manage cost and time estimates.  Qualified candidates must possess a strong work ethic with the ability to be flexible in the support of a variety of customers.  The Application Engineer I position has direct communication with the customer and ownership of large complex test systems; excellent customer service and communication skills.   *Travel for the position will be approximately 75%   Applicants must have the unrestricted authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.  
AVL North America Plymouth, MA, USA
Nov 22, 2021  
AVL has a great opportunity available to be a part of the fast-developing field of inverter and E-Motor for electric vehicles.  AVL Test Systems Inc. is looking for an Application Engineer II to commission test systems and integrate subsystems to meet complex testing requirements with a focus on testing & application development for the E-Drive system.  In addition, this role will troubleshoot complex problems and develop solutions with appropriate input. The position will focus on AVL’s electrification market including but not limited to battery testing/emulation, inverter, eMotor and eAxle testing.  Qualified candidates must be able to take charge of projects once on-site and drive to completion while working with a Project Manager to manage cost and time estimates.  In addition, candidates must possess a minimum of 3 to 5 years of related experience including electrification/electronics and software experience.  The Application Engineer II position has direct communication...
AVL North America Plymouth, Michigan
Nov 19, 2021  
AVL Powertrain Engineering in Plymouth, MI is looking for a Project Manager to leverage their AD/ADAS experience in correlation with their project management skills to support a variety of customer projects, including exposure to those in new technologies. This position will have flexibility with partial work from home and partial work remote.   At AVL, the Project Manager has the overall responsibility for the successful execution of all assigned projects. The Project Manager will focus on project management of large-scale programs for the assigned key customer(s).  In addition, this position works directly with the customer to ensure satisfaction and execution is inline. The PM also works directly with AVL support functions across the company as required to ensure project success.   Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.
AVL North America 47519 Halyard Dr Plymouth, MI
Nov 19, 2021  
AVL is looking for a Director, Business Development to join the Plymouth, MI team.  This role is responsible for market development through acquisition of customer projects and for setting up long-term business relations with the customer.  Will be heavily involved in strategic planning, competitive intelligence gathering and tactical implementation.    The Director of Business Development fulfills a vital role within AVL by identifying customer needs and helping to translating those needs into effective technical solutions in the form of engineering services proposals.   Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.
AVL North America Plymouth, MI
Nov 16, 2021  
AVL Powertrain Engineering in Lake Forest, CA is looking for an experienced systems engineer to join our team.  The Sr. Project Engineer - Systems & Electrification position performs and coordinates systems activities in customer and R&D projects. The Project Engineer will work within the Systems & Controls Engineering Department to provide technical and program engineering skills to Skill Teams and Cross-Functional engineering program team activities.  The position will focus on System Engineering for conventional and electrified powertrain and ADAS/AV technology Systems Engineering, and the marketing and sale of the Systems Engineering team’s capabilities in these areas. *This position has the ability to work a hybrid schedule; partially remote & partially onsite.     Qualified candidates should possess a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in systems, electrification, or functional safety.  Proficient written and verbal communication skills are required....
AVL North America 1500 Kennedy Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045, USA
Nov 16, 2021  
AVL is looking for a Controls Engineer with experience in ADAS/AD to join the team.  This position is located at AVL's Lake Forest, CA office.   The Project Engineer II - Controls ADAS/AD position performs and coordinates technical activities in customer and R&D projects. The Project Engineer II will work within the Controls Engineering Team to provide technical and program engineering skills to Skill Teams and Cross-Functional engineering program team activities.  The position will focus on Model Based Controls Engineering for ADAS/AD technology and support the marketing and sale of the Controls Engineering team’s capabilities in these areas.   Qualified candidates should possess a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in ADAS/AD technology.  Proficient written and verbal communication skills are required.     Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this...
AVL North America 1500 Kennedy Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045, USA
Nov 16, 2021  
Overview: AVL Powertrain Engineering in Lake Forest, CA is looking for an experienced engineer to join our team.  The Sr. Technical Specialist - Systems Safety position performs and coordinates safety activities in customer and R&D projects. The Project Engineer will work within the Systems Engineering Team to provide technical and program engineering skills to Skill Teams and Cross-Functional engineering program team activities.  The position will focus on System Safety Engineering for conventional and electrified powertrain and ADAS/AV technology Systems Engineering, and the marketing and sale of the Systems Engineering team’s capabilities in these areas.   Qualified candidates should possess a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in electrification or functional safety.  Proficient written and verbal communication skills are required.     Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an...
AVL North America 1500 Kennedy Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045, USA