Hybrid and Electric Engineer


Why Valvoline? 

You know Valvoline, right? We’re a household name. We’re one of the most recognized and respected premium brands in the global automotive lubricant industry, we have a presence in more than 140 countries, and our customers have trusted us for 150 years. But at Valvoline, we’re never idle, so we still have work to do. We need good people to help us achieve our vision to build the world’s leading engine- and automotive-maintenance business. That’s where you come in. Do you love collaborating with team members? Are you ready for a rewarding job that will help you grow your career? If so, join us.

Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Hybrid and Electric Engineer. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle’ mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company

How You’ll Make and Impact 

This role works closely with technical, service, and sales and marketing teams to develop and support our new line of products to meet the fast-growing EV and HEV needs. This is a hands-on position that will work closely with OEMs to develop and carry out tests of the integrated HEV/EV mechatronic and software systems. In the role, you would be responsible for:

  • Supporting R&D team to develop new EV products and services.
  • Designing electrical and electromechanical test fixtures.
  • Creating troubleshooting tools, processes, and tests for EV battery system.
  • Developing system test procedures, processing vehicle on-board data, and managing cloud network communication.
  • Providing on-site training for field service managers, customers, and other personnel on EV service and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined by Valvoline from time to time in its sole discretion.

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechatronics, Electrical, Systems, or Computer Engineering.
  • System level design capability of EV’s and/or HEV’s, including powertrains and typical electrical, mechanical, and software systems and function.
  • Experience with electrical schematics, circuit design, and firmware debugging.
  • Working experience in DC motor and DC/DC power conversion, including digital motors and associated circuit boards.
  • Hands-on experience with diagnosing and debugging electronics assemblies and mechanical systems.
  • Experience with dielectric materials and characterization including breakdown and impedance measurements.
  • Experience with thermal management for electrical & mechanical circuits, computer components and batteries.
  • Familiarity with charging systems for lithium batteries, high voltage circuits, battery characterization & construction.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention-to-detail, and multitasking capability.
  • Ability to travel up to 5%
  •  Must be authorized to work in the U.S. 

What Will Set You Apart

  • Experience with working knowledge of Electric Vehicle (EV) or Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) powertrains and familiar with electrical, mechanical, and systems-level design
  • Working knowledge of PEM fuel cells

Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)  
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.

Females and minorities encouraged to apply. Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.

Kacy Opdahl
(734) 521-2154