Regulatory Affairs and Certification Engineer ll

Mitsubishi Motors Engineering Ann Arbor, Michigan


Join the Mitsubishi Motors R & D of America (MRDA) Team!
At Mitsubishi Motors R & D of America, we are driving innovation, quality, and excellence in the automotive industry. Our commitment to delivering cutting-edge vehicles goes hand in hand with our dedication to fostering a dynamic and inclusive work environment.
Our team members are the driving force behind our success, and we believe in empowering individuals to contribute their unique skills and perspectives. We are a collaborative and forward-thinking team that values diversity, creativity, and continuous improvement.
At MRDA, your career is not just a job but a journey of growth. Benefit from ongoing employee development programs, contribute to our impactful Community Relations initiatives, and enjoy a range of employee benefits that make your experience with us exceptional.
Be part of a company proud of its heritage and excited about the future where together, we shape the future of mobility and drive success in every mile.
Summary of the Role:
We are looking for a Regulatory Affairs & Certification Engineer II to assist in ensuring Mitsubishi vehicles meet environmental compliance standards and certifications, including emissions, corporate average fuel economy (CAFE), substances of concern, and electric vehicle (EV) related regulations. Manage the review and submission process of emissions certification documents and compliance reports, while also maintaining up-to-date credit records derived from these reports. Serve as a liaison to advocate for Mitsubishi Motors' interests with public agencies and industry organizations.
  • Assist in representing Mitsubishi Motors to both Federal and State agencies as well as industry groups as needed, particularly regarding the following issues:
    • Substances of Concern (including PFAS)
    • Electric Vehicle (EV) Infrastructure
    • EV Battery Durability/Lifecycle
    • EV Battery Recycling
    • ICE Fuels and ZEV Fueling
  • Aid in reviewing and submitting emissions certification documents and compliance reports to relevant Federal and State agencies. Provide assistance in promptly addressing inquiries from agency staff.
  • Maintain ongoing credit records from various compliance reports including:
    • MOG+NOx Fleet Average Reports
    • ZEV Reports
    • Federal and State GHG Reports
    • Federal CAFE Reports
  • Assist in reviewing and submitting OBD-II compliance reports and in-use data to the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Provide support for timely responses to inquiries from CARB staff.
  • Aid in preparing and reporting U.S. regulatory forecasts on environmental issues to relevant groups within Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA), and Mitsubishi Research & Development of America (MRDA).
  • Develop solutions for routine problems with a broad scope, applying principles and practices of MRDA to moderately complex projects involving environmental concerns.
  • Support other major projects requiring innovative and original solutions.
  • Attend key technical working groups of the Alliance for Automotive Innovation (AfAI, or Auto Innovators) as assigned by the Manager, providing reporting and analysis.
  • Strive for maintaining high-quality standards and continuous improvement within the position and the organization.
  • Participate in general testing, cross-functional testing (i.e., Emission Testing, EV Powertrain, and Vehicle Testing Groups), special projects, test trips, evaluations, and surveys as needed.
  • Work to foster cooperation within the group and assist with handling any misunderstanding that might arise in a culturally diverse workforce.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned or required.

    Required Qualifications:

    • 4-year degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or an equivalent qualification.
    • 2+ years of experience in transportation, regulatory, or certification affairs.
    • Broad understanding of vehicle regulatory affairs and certification processes.
    • Practical expertise in at least one area of regulatory or certification compliance.
    • Proficiency in computer applications, including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

    Perks and Benefits:

    • Family First: Enjoy comprehensive healthcare coverage, including medical, dental, and vision plans.
    • Be a Proud Mitsubishi Ambassador: Take advantage of our Discounted Employee Lease Car program, covering insurance, maintenance, and registration fees, with no down payment or credit check required.
    • Secure Your Future: Benefit from our 401(k) with Company match and annual contributions based on years of service.
    • Fuel Your Growth: Access professional development opportunities, including training, tuition reimbursement, and employee resource groups.
    • Take Time for Yourself: Enjoy up to 30 days of paid time off, including holidays, vacation, and other leave options.
    • Thrive in an Open Environment: Experience our collaborative workspace where ideas flow freely.

    Pay Transparency:

    The base salary for this position ranges between 60K to 80K. The base salary will be based on a number of factors including the role offered, the individual's job-related knowledge, skills, and qualifications. In addition to base salary, we are proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package for all eligible employees which also includes 401k with company match, Mitsubishi Lease Program, and a full range of medical, financial, and other perks and benefits.
    The MMC Way:
    Our values form the foundation of everything we do. At Mitsubishi Motors, we are committed to a set of core principles that guide our actions, decisions, and interactions. Our values reflect who we are as a company, how we collaborate, and the impact we aspire to make. These values are what we call the MMC Way:
    • Think of Our Customers, Strengthen Trust
    • Enrich Society
    • Welcome All Facts, Share Difficult News First
    • Conduct and Challenge Yourself Professionally
    • Respect All, Work as a Broader Team

    Diversity and How to Apply:

    At MRDA, we embrace the strength that diverse perspectives and experiences bring to our team. Our application process is designed to champion inclusion and equity. We're on the lookout for the ideal fit for each role, valuing skills and experiences over traditional education or specific company backgrounds. Feel encouraged to apply, even if your profile doesn't precisely match the job description. We invite you to delve into a few thought-provoking questions in our application, offering you the opportunity to showcase your unique talents and insights right from the start.
    Once you've submitted your application, expect to hear from us within 7 business days. We're committed to keeping you informed about the status of your application, ensuring transparency and open communication throughout the process. We understand that perfection is a journey, and if you ever have questions about your application or the process itself, don't hesitate to reach out to your recruiter.
    Mitsubishi Motors is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer, excited about collaborating with talented individuals of all identities. We do not discriminate based on identity, aligning with both legal requirements and our commitment to fostering a diverse workplace. Our code of conduct serves as a guiding light for the company we aspire to be, celebrating our differences as the driving force behind a product that serves a global user base.
    We welcome applications from individuals with disabilities and is prepared to provide reasonable accommodations. If you require such accommodations for the job application or interview process, please let us know.
    We hope you will join us on this journey where your dedication aligns with our values, creating an environment that fosters growth, collaboration, and meaningful contributions.