Principal Engineer or Technical Specialist - Transmission Technology Planning

14 January 2018
Location : Birmingham

Contract Type : Full Time

Description :

Job Purpose

Changan UK R&D Centre - based in the  West Midlands is currently recruiting for a Principal Engineer - Transmission Technology Planning.  This is an exciting career opportunity to work within a World Leading Powertrain R&D Centre.

Personal Specification

  • Certain years powertrain R&D related experience gained from working in automotive OEMs and /or supplier base
  • An excellent understanding of the physics related to energy conversion and transmission in conventional and electrified powertrains.
  • A good working knowledge of modern and future transmission technologies and their impact on performance, efficiency, drive quality and other attributes.
  • A thorough understanding of transmission development processes, including knowledge of Powertrain legislation and other standardised test procedures for Transmissions.
  • An excellent understanding of general automotive industry development processes from fundamental research, advanced engineering to product development.
  • Experience in Powertrain Matching and using state of the art simulation tools including Mathworks & Gamma Technologies Tools would be preferable

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Enhance and refine the existing Changan group powertrain cycle plan through strategic analysis and simulation to identify and justify the application of key transmission technologies.
  • Transmission target setting and integration through product planning and strategy phases of product or technology development programmes.
  • Collaborate with the Transmission and Powertrain Controls Departments to co-ordinate and inform the powertrain planning capability development.
  • Conduct research and studies in transmission for both conventional Powertrain and Hybrid Powertrain.
  • Carry out research into Governmental laws and regulations.

Other Features of Job

  • Primary location will be at Birmingham Business Park
  • Travel may be required but depends on project requirement
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK
Package : Competitive salary, negotiable depending on background and experience.