Development of V6 and V8 TDI engines for Audi, Volkswagen, and Porsche.
Manage a test fleet of 30+ test cars, including scheduling transportation, license plate management and mileage tracking, all repairs/modifications, flashing of new software.
Conducted measurements on pre-production calibration test vehicles using INCA, DiagRA, and various vehicle data loggers.
Have some experience with older P.E.M.S. test equipment from Sensors Inc. We conducted many tests with Sensors Inc.'s support in Denver and Oxnard. Most experience was installing units, handling/charging battery system, cleaning system. Calibration and data collecting was done by Sensors Inc. for our project.
Prepared all test vehicles for emission testing including flashing software, modifying and installing special exhaust/catalysts for specific testing, INCA measurements on the roller dyno.
Perform all repairs, maintenance, special work to all vehicles from flashing software to replacing/updating complete engine and transmission upgrades.
Preparing all V6 TDI test vehicles for official PEMS, E-Lab, and Agency test cars related to field fix updates.
Custom fabrication/welding/machining abilities, needed for working with pre-production vehicles.
Manage ordering and installation of all parts for test fleet vehicles.
Volkswagen HVE trained to work on High Voltage vehicles/test cars.
Help manage development test trips with large groups of foreign engineers, from scheduling lab testing, to preparing Death Valley permits, to recommending drive routes, and even making reservations for dinner.
Ability to use specialized software for VW/Audi including ODIS-S and E, iDEX, DiagRA, INCA, and CP Tool.
Install/fabricate all measurement harnesses for all test vehicles, from auxiliary power and communication connectors for data loggers, to additional pressure/NOx/NH3/temperature sensors.
Managed V6 TDI development fleet of 10+ vehicles between 5 locations across the US.
Traveled with TDI engineers from Neckarsulm to different locations across the US for calibration and testing of V6 TDI hardware/software.
Worked on other EA test fleet vehicles including 4 cylinder TDI, Q5 hybrid, e-Golf.
Delivered Certification vehicles to EPA in Ann Arbor from Auburn Hills.
Special support to other groups in Auburn Hills needing workshop help. Machine shop/welding/fabrication/wiring/custom system installs. Equipped 6 vehicles for the Vehicle to Vehicle communication project for Safety Affairs group with computers, harnesses, sensors, and cameras.
Vehicle maintenance/repairs to any fleet vehicles.
Service Technician, trained to work on development vehicles and test mules.
Worked on Gen 1 V6 TDI development fleet and early 4 cylinder TDI's.
Introduction to emission testing, sent to Westlake facility for emission measurements. Also sent to ETC in Aurora CO.
Supported IUVP program, from vehicle inspections to test results in Aurora.
Started a new department for the company to bring mailing in-house.
Layout of new equipment, setup, and training of new employees.
Managed 20+ people, 3 ink-jet addressing machines, 2 inserters, and 1 guillotine cutter.
Handled all repairs, maintenance, software upgrades, parts inventory, and supplies.
Worked with USPS directly in our building, weighing and verifying over 4 million pieces of mail a month.
Managed all address list purchases, address orders, and files sent to the inkjet machines.
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