EPA Compliance and OBD Engineer

  • BMW Group
  • Woodcliff Lake, NJ, USA
  • Apr 21, 2019
Full time Air Quality EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Energy Energy Efficiency Sustainability Technology

Job Description


As an independent group of companies, the BMW Group has a commitment to creativity and breakthrough ideas that goes well beyond the racetrack. In order to continuously create ultimate driving machines, we drive our growth and design excellence by staffing our teams with individuals who are innovative and always looking for the next great idea. If you share our vision and view yourself as an independent, creative thinker, we invite you to join our team in this exceptional role located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.


The Compliance and OBD Engineer works under the general direction of the OBD and Compliance Manager and is expected to assist him in other function-related areas.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Witness Testing: Support and participation in EPA Confirmatory and Surveillance Testing as well as other investigative testing from US or CA authorities.
In-Use Verification: Serve as backup Engineer for the project manager of the In-Use Verification Program.
Liaison: Maintain a good working relationship between Environmental Engineering US, Development Drivetrain, Development Hybrid, BMW Steyr, BMW Motorsport and EPA.
Meetings: Coordination and facilitation of in person meeting as well as phone conferences with EPA including presenting subjects. Negotiate with EPA and communicate results within BMW and follow up with EPA if needed. 
Fuel Economy and Emissions Testing Regulation: Develop and maintain a working knowledge of federal and California regulations for light duty vehicles and motorcycles.
Networking: Participate in technical and regulatory industry working groups, maintain close contacts with internal and external business partners.
Technology: Stay on top of technological development concerning vehicles and develop expertise about engine control and hybrid systems.

Position Specifics: 
The Compliance and OPD Engineer is located in Woodcliff Lake, NJ

Join the team at BMW of North America and enjoy a high-performance employment package which includes:

Company paid Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
Employee car program
401(k) Savings Plan
Retirement Income Account
What are you waiting for...jump into the driver's seat and apply today! 

BMW NA is an EO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status

Qualifications and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Automotive, Mechanical)
Experience in Certification, Compliance and vehicle architecture is preferred.
Basic hands-on vehicle experience is required.
Knowledge about BMW vehicle system architecture, BMW Hybrid Systems and OBD Systems is preferred.

In addition the candidate should: 
• accept responsibilities, demonstrates a high level of initiative and is strongly motivated.
• have a good understanding of project management and is able to organize tasks efficiently
• display a strong capacity for growth and shows eagerness and capacity to learn
• demonstrate analytical skills and shows a strong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems
• display professionalism and is able to represent BMW in a professional way towards government agencies,
• have excellent English language skills and has the ability to understand and interpret regulatory language

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