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Senior or Principal Engineer - Functional Integration

15 November 2021
Location : Birmingham

Contract Type : Full Time

Description :

Job Purpose

  • Support all mechanical integration development and benchmarking activities.
  • Work closely with colleagues from other departments & develop strong working relationships.
  • To diagnose faults and troubleshoot issues faced during development tests.
  • Process and analyse large datasets and draw concise & informed conclusions.
  • Write and present high-quality reports both internally and externally.
  • Develop new and existing test processes procedures and methodologies based on sound scientific principles.

Personal Specification

  • Degree in Mechanical, Electronics Engineering or equivalent education.
  • No less than 5 years of post-graduate experience in the field of powertrain calibration with OEM or Tier1 supplier or consultancy.
  • Experience working with automotive hybrid powertrains systems and components.
  • Experience in working with and knowledge of both mechanical and electrical automotive systems.
  • Background in automotive analysis or development environments.
  • Experience in engine performance, economy & emissions.
  • Knowledge and understanding of vehicle attribute engineering.
  • Expert knowledge of instrumentation, sensors, and data acquisition equipment.
  • Expert working knowledge of automotive calibration & data acquisition tools (ETAS INCA/MDA preferred).
  • Experience in managing projects, planning, executing and undertaking responsibility for project activities (preferred)
  • Ability to work in a team and under pressure with timing respect.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal. Ability to write and present high-quality reports to a varied audience. Ability to overcome cultural barriers.
  • Good driving record and experience in vehicle driveability assessment.
  • A degree of flexibility and a willingness to travel abroad for short periods of time.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and carry out Development and benchmarking activities with a high degree of autonomy.
  • Support and collaborate with colleagues from other departments & develop strong working relationships across the business.
  • Lead vehicle powertrain integration activities, support vehicle & dyno testing.
  • Write and present high-quality reports to a varied audience.
  • Supporting testing trips in Europe and China for environment calibration tests.
  • Develop new and existing test processes procedures and methodologies based on sound scientific principles.
  • Generate and quantify relevant vehicle attributes to improve vehicle performance, fuel economy and refinement.

Other Features of job

  • Must be eligible to work in the UK
Package : Competitive salary package, negotiable depending on background and experience.